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Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations (SOR/93-55)

Regulations are current to 2020-03-05 and last amended on 2011-02-10. Previous Versions

PART XVSturgeon

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for sturgeon except by angling or with a gill net.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for sturgeon in the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section by a method set out in column II of that item during the close time set out in column III of that item.

TABLE

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
WatersMethodClose Time
Nova Scotia
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.
  • (1) June 1 to June 30

  • (2) June 1 to June 30

New Brunswick
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.
  • (1) June 1 to June 30

  • (2) June 1 to June 30

Prince Edward Island
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.
  • (1) June 1 to June 30

  • (2) June 1 to June 30

Mesh Size

 No person shall fish for sturgeon with a gill net that has a mesh size of less than 330 mm.

Length Restriction

 No person shall catch and retain or possess any sturgeon that is less than 120 cm in length.

PART XVITomcod

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for tomcod by angling or with set lines in the waters set out in Schedule IX during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for tomcod except by angling or with a bag net, box net, gill net or spear.

 No person shall fish for tomcod with a bag net, box net or gill net that has a mesh size of less than 31 mm.

 No person shall fish for tomcod with a bag net or box net having a leader that is more than 31 m in length.

 No person shall fish for tomcod in the inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island with a bag net that has a leader.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for tomcod in the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section by a method set out in column II of that item during the close time set out in column III of that item.

TABLE

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
WatersMethodClose Time
Nova Scotia
1Tidal waters of Nova Scotia.
  • (1) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15

  • (2) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15

  • (3) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15

  • (4) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31

2Inland waters of Nova Scotia.
  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

New Brunswick
3Tidal waters of the Saint John River upstream from a straight line drawn from Partridge Island light to Red Head.
  • (1) Mar. 16 to Sept. 1

  • (2) Mar. 16 to Dec. 1

  • (3) Mar. 16 to Sept. 1

  • (4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

4Tidal waters of that portion of New Brunswick that borders on the Bay of Fundy not set out in item 3.
  • (1) Mar. 16 to Oct. 15

  • (2) Mar. 16 to Dec. 1

  • (3) Mar. 16 to Oct. 15

  • (4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

5The Miramichi River upstream from the Morrissy Bridge in Newcastle.
  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

6Tidal waters of that portion of New Brunswick that borders on the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Northumberland Strait not set out in item 5.
  • (1) Mar. 16 to Oct. 15

  • (2) Mar. 16 to Dec. 1

  • (3) Mar. 16 to Oct. 15

  • (4) Feb. 16 to Nov. 30

7Inland waters of New Brunswick not set out in item 5.
  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Prince Edward Island
8Tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.
  • (1) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15

  • (2) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15

  • (3) Mar. 1 to Oct. 1

  • (4) Apr. 1 to Nov. 30

9Inland waters of Prince Edward Island.
  • (1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • (4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

 
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