Ontario Fishery Regulations, 2007
29 (1) No person shall use as bait, or possess for use as bait, an invasive species or a live fish that is not a species of baitfish.
(2) No person shall use as bait or possess for use as bait
(a) a live baitfish in the waters set out in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 5;
(b) a fish greater than 13 cm in length in Lake Temagami;
(c) a fish
(i) in the waters of Clearwater Bay of Lake of the Woods (49°42′ N, 94°45′ W), Echo Bay of Lake of the Woods (49°39′ N, 94°50′ W) or Cul de Sac Lake (49°38′ N, 94°50′ W);
(ii) in the waters set out in column 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 5 during the period set out in column 2; or
(d) rainbow smelt in Zones 2, 4, 5 or 6 except, in Zone 6, in the waters of Jessie Lake, Lake Helen, Polly Lake, Lake Nipigon and its tributaries and the waters on the islands of Lake Nipigon.
(3) Despite subsection (1), a person may possess no more than 36 live crayfish for use as bait in the waters in which the person is angling, if the crayfish were caught in those waters.
(4) No person shall transport crayfish overland except under a Licence to Collect Fish for Scientific Purposes issued under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997, Statutes of Ontario, 1997, c. 41.
- SOR/2008-99, s. 14
- SOR/2014-311, s. 5
- SOR/2015-121, s. 40
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