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Quebec Fishery Regulations, 1990

Version of section 27 from 2006-03-22 to 2009-03-31:

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (5) and sections 28, 29, 31, 42, 43 and 45, no person shall engage in sport fishing other than by angling or by using a bow and arrow or a crossbow.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of fishing for freshwater shellfish and freshwater crustaceans.

  • (3) Subject to subsection (4), a person who is swimming may engage in sport fishing by means of a spear for any species of fish other than those referred to in section 28.

  • (4) No person who is swimming shall engage in sport fishing by means of a spear in the following waters:

    • (a) Saint-François River

      • (i) that part between Lake Saint-François and Aylmer Lake (45°54′N., 71°40′W.), Stratford and Price townships, and

      • (ii) that part between the Saint-Gérard bridge and the first narrows downstream (45°46′N., 71°25′W.), Weedon Township;

    • (b) du Lièvre River

      • (i) that part between the des Cèdres dam, at Notre-Dame-du Laus, and the high-voltage power line crossing the du Lièvre River downstream from des Cèdres Brook, and that part of des Cèdres Brook between the point where it empties into the du Lièvre River and the high-voltage power line crossing des Cèdres Brook situated approximately 300 m from its mouth (46°05′50″N., 75°37′00″W.), Bigelow and Wells townships,

      • (ii) that part between a line perpendicular to the east bank, situated 50 m upstream from the mouth of Serpent Brook, in the municipality of Notre-Dame-du-Laus, and a point 100 m downstream from the point where the du Lièvre River empties into des Iroquois Lake, and Serpent Brook between the point where it empties into the du Lièvre River and the pillars of the old bridge situated approximately 300 m upstream from that point (46°05′05″N., 75°36′00″W.), Bigelow and Wells townships, and

      • (iii) that part between the McLaren dam, south of High Falls, and a point situated 2 km downstream from that dam (45°49′50″N., 75°38′10″W.), Bowman and Portland townships; or

    • (c) waters in Areas 17 and 22 to 24.

  • (5) No person shall engage in sport fishing by using a bow and arrow or a crossbow in the waters of Areas 17 and 22 to 24.

  • SOR/93-118, s. 10
  • SOR/98-218, s. 6
  • SOR/99-264, s. 13
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