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Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations (SOR/93-55)

Regulations are current to 2020-12-28 and last amended on 2020-11-30. Previous Versions

PART XVII.1Whitefish

Application

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

  • (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.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for whitefish except by angling.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29

Close Times

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

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
ItemWatersClose TimeFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.Oct. 1 to Mar. 31810 cm60 cm
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.Sept. 16 to May 14810 cm60 cm
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Jan. 1 to Dec. 31110 cm60 cm
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29

Quotas and Length Restrictions

 No person shall catch and retain in any day from the waters set out in column I of the table to section 107.12

  • (a) more whitefish than the fishing quota set out in column III; or

  • (b) any whitefish the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column IV, or more than the maximum length set out in column V.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29

PART XVII.2White Perch

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for white perch

  • (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.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for white perch except by angling.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29

Close Times

 No person shall fish for white perch in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section during the close time set out in column II.

TABLE

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
WatersClose TimeFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.Oct. 1 to Mar. 3110010 cm45 cm
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.Sept. 16 to May 142510 cm45 cm
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Sept. 16 to Apr. 1410010 cm45 cm
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29

Quotas and Length Restrictions

 No person shall catch and retain in any day from the waters set out in column I of the table to section 107.22

  • (a) more white perch than the fishing quota set out in column III; or

  • (b) any white perch the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column IV, or more than the maximum length set out in column V.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29

PART XVII.3Yellow Perch

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for yellow perch

  • (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.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for yellow perch except by angling.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29

Close Times

 No person shall fish for yellow perch in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section during the close time set out in column II.

TABLE

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
WatersClose TimeFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.Oct. 1 to Mar. 3110010 cm45 cm
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.Sept. 16 to May 1410010 cm45 cm
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Sept. 16 to Apr. 1410010 cm45 cm
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29

Quotas and Length Restrictions

 No person shall catch and retain in any day from the waters set out in column I of the table to section 107.32

  • (a) more yellow perch than the fishing quota set out in column III; or

  • (b) any yellow perch the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column IV, or more than the maximum length set out in column V.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29

PART XVIIIWinter Fishing in New Brunswick

Application

 This Part applies in respect of recreational fishing by angling and 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 except

  • (a) through a man-made hole in the ice; or

  • (b) from shore through a natural opening in the ice.

  •  (1) No person shall fish with more than five set lines.

  • (2) Every person who fishes with set lines shall attend those lines and maintain an unobstructed view of those lines.

Close Times

 No person shall fish during the period beginning on March 30 and ending on March 31.

 No person shall fish in Lac Baker, Madawaska County, during the period beginning on Monday and ending on Friday in any week.

 
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