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Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations (SOR/93-55)

Regulations are current to 2020-06-17 and last amended on 2011-02-10. Previous Versions

PART XVIITrout

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for trout

  • (a) 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; or

  • (b) in the waters set out in section 116.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for trout except by angling.

Close Times

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

TABLE

ItemColumn IColumn II
WatersClose Time
Nova Scotia
1Guysborough River, upstream from the highway bridge at Milford Haven, not including tributaries.Oct. 1 to Apr. 30
2Tidal waters of Bras d’Or Lake, Great Bras d’Or (Channel), St. Patricks Channel, St. Andrews Channel and Sydney River between the dam and a straight line drawn from Point Edward to Liscomb Point.Oct. 16 to Apr. 14
3

Inland and tidal waters of the Counties of Antigonish, Cape Breton, Colchester, Cumberland, Halifax, Hants, Inverness, Pictou, Richmond and Victoria, except the waters

  • (a) set out in items 1 and 2,

  • (b) of Colchester County between Highway 102 and the Shubenacadie River,

  • (c) of Halifax County west of Highway 102 and west of Halifax Harbour, and

  • (d) of Hants County west of Highway 102.

Oct. 1 to Apr. 14
4Ramsey Lake, Annapolis County, and Sunken Lake, Kings County.Nov. 1 to May 14
5Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia not set out in items 1 to 4.Oct. 1 to Mar. 31
New Brunswick
6First Green Lake, Madawaska County.Sept. 1 to Apr. 30
7Restigouche River, Restigouche County, downstream from the CN Railway bridge between Quebec and New Brunswick, not including tributaries.Nov. 1 to Apr. 14
8Inland waters of lakes, reservoirs and ponds in the Counties of Gloucester, Madawaska, Northumberland, Restigouche and Victoria not set out in item 6.Sept. 16 to May 14
9Inland and tidal waters of the Counties of Gloucester, Madawaska, Northumberland, Restigouche and Victoria not set out in items 6 to 8.Sept. 16 to Apr. 30
10Surface mine ponds in Queens and Sunbury Counties between Lat. 46º00′N. and Lat. 46º10′N. and between Long. 65º50′W. and Long. 66º10′W.Oct. 16 to Apr. 14
11Shepody River and its tributaries upstream from the flood gate at Harvey Bank, not including MacFadden Lake, Fenton Pond and Alcorn Pond.Oct. 1 to May 7
12Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick not set out in items 6 to 11.Sept. 16 to Apr. 14
Prince Edward Island
13Glenfinnan, O’Keefes and Afton Lakes, Queens County.Oct. 16 to Apr. 14
14Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island not set out in item 13.Oct. 1 to Apr. 14

Quotas and Length Restrictions

  •  (1) No person shall catch and retain from the waters set out in column I of the table to this section

    • (a) in any day, more trout of a species than the fishing quota for that species set out in column II; or

    • (b) a trout of a species set out in column II the length of which is less than the minimum length for that species set out in column III or more than the maximum length for that species set out in column IV.

  • (2) No person shall catch and retain in any day more than

    • (a) five trout in the aggregate from any combination of the waters set out in column 1 of items 1 and 2 of the table to this section; or

    • (b) 10 trout in the aggregate from the waters set out in column 1 of item 3 of the table to this section.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    WatersFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
    1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.
    • (1) 5 Arctic char

    • (2) 5 brook trout

    • (3) 5 brown trout

    • (4) 5 lake trout

    • (5) 5 rainbow trout

    2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.
    • (1) 5 Arctic char

    • (2) 5 brook trout

    • (3) 5 brown trout

    • (4) 2 lake trout

    • (5) 5 rainbow trout

    3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.
    • (1) 10 Arctic char

    • (2) 10 brook trout

    • (3) 10 brown trout

    • (4) 5 rainbow trout

  • SOR/93-55, err.(F), Vol. 127, No. 16
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29
 
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