Ontario Fishery Regulations, 1989

Version of section 33 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-12-31:

  •  (1) In all waters except those specified in subsections (2) and (3), no person shall set, have in the water or lift a hookline or net from the water unless

    • (a) a buoy, marker or stake is attached to the hookline or each end of the net;

    • (b) each buoy, marker or stake is legibly marked with the licence holder’s name or licence number; and

    • (c) the licence holder’s name or licence number is visible without the necessity of raising the gear from the water.

  • (2) In the waters of Lake of the Woods and Shoal Lake, no person shall, except when ice fishing, set, have in the water or lift a hookline or net from the water unless

    • (a) the hookline or each end of the net is marked by a buoy surmounted by a shaft the upper extremity of which

      • (i) is at least 53 cm above the water, and

      • (ii) has attached thereto an orange flag measuring not less than 22 cm by 22 cm;

    • (b) each buoy, marker or stake is legibly marked with the licence holder’s name or licence number; and

    • (c) the licence holder’s name or licence number is visible without raising the gear from the water.

  • (3) In the waters of Lake Superior or Lake Nipigon, no person shall, except when ice fishing, set, have in the water or lift a hookline or net unless

    • (a) the hookline or each end of the net is marked by

      • (i) a standard marker ball 50 cm in diameter, or

      • (ii) a buoy surmounted by a shaft the upper extremity of which

        • (A) is at least 92 cm above the water, and

        • (B) has attached thereto an orange flag measuring not less than 22 cm by 22 cm;

    • (b) each buoy, marker or stake is legibly marked with the licence holder’s name or licence number; and

    • (c) the licence holder’s name or licence number is visible without raising the gear from the water.

  • SOR/92-217, s. 4
  • SOR/95-337, s. 3
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