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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 IGeneral (continued)

Tending of Fishing Gear

 No person shall leave fishing gear unattended in the water for more than 72 consecutive hours.

Temporary Shelters on Ice

  •  (1) No person shall, in the provinces of Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, place a shack or temporary shelter on the ice over any waters, unless the name and address of the owner is painted on or otherwise affixed to the shack or temporary shelter.

  • (2) The letters and numerals forming the name and address of the owner of a shack or temporary shelter referred to in subsection (1) shall be

    • (a) legible;

    • (b) not less than 50 mm in height; and

    • (c) in a colour that contrasts with their background.

  • (3) No person shall place a shack or temporary shelter on the ice before January 1 in any waters set out in section 116 or Schedule IX.

  • (4) Every shack or temporary shelter placed on the ice shall be removed by the owner by midnight on April 2, in any year, or, depending on ice conditions, by the earlier or later date as may be specified by a fishery officer.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 9

Taking Shellfish for Replanting

 Notwithstanding any close time or size limit set out in these Regulations, a person may, under the authority of a shellfish replanting licence, fish for shellfish for the purpose of relocating them to improve their growth, condition or accessibility.

PART IIBurbot

Application

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

  • (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. 10

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for burbot except by angling.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 10

Close Times

 No person shall fish for burbot 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.Jan. 1 to Dec. 31110 cm150 cm
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.Sept. 16 to May 141010 cm150 cm
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Jan. 1 to Dec. 31110 cm150 cm
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 10

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 30.2

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

  • (b) any burbot 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. 10

PART II.1Chain Pickerel

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for chain pickerel

  • (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. 10

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for chain pickerel except by angling.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 10

Close Times

 No person shall fish for chain pickerel 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 Apr. 1410010 cm75 cm
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.Sept. 16 to May 141010 cm75 cm
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Jan. 1 to Dec. 31110 cm75 cm
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 10

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 31.2

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

  • (b) any chain pickerel 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. 10

PART IIIClams

Gear Restrictions

  •  (1) No person shall engage in recreational fishing for a species set out in column II of the table to this section in the waters set out in column I by a method set out in column III during the close time set out in column IV.

  • (2) No person shall engage in fishing for commercial purposes for a species set out in column II of the table to this section in the waters set out in column I by a method set out in column III during the close time set out in column IV.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    WatersSpeciesMethodClose Time
    1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.
    • (1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving

    • (1) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving

    • (2) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (3) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (4) Hydraulic device

    • (4) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (5) Mechanical device

    • (5) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (6) Any other method

    • (6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

    • (2) Bay quahaug

    • (1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving

    • (1) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving

    • (2) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (3) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (4) Hydraulic device

    • (4) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (5) Mechanical device

    • (5) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (6) Any other method

    • (6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

    • (3) Razor clam

    • (1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving

    • (1) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving

    • (2) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (3) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (4) Hydraulic device

    • (4) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (5) Mechanical device

    • (5) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (6) Any other method

    • (6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

    • (4) Soft-shell clam

    • (1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving

    • (1) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving

    • (2) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (3) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (4) Hydraulic device

    • (4) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (5) Mechanical device

    • (5) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (6) Any other method

    • (6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

    2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.
    • (1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving

    • (1) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving

    • (2) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (3) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (4) Hydraulic device

    • (4) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (5) Mechanical device

    • (5) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (6) Any other method

    • (6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

    • (2) Bay quahaug

    • (1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving

    • (1) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving

    • (2) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (3) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (4) Hydraulic device

    • (4) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (5) Mechanical device

    • (5) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (6) Any other method

    • (6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

    • (3) Razor clam

    • (1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving

    • (1) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving

    • (2) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (3) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (4) Hydraulic device

    • (4) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (5) Mechanical device

    • (5) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (6) Any other method

    • (6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

    • (4) Soft-shell clam

    • (1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving

    • (1) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving

    • (2) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (3) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (4) Hydraulic device

    • (4) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (5) Mechanical device

    • (5) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (6) Any other method

    • (6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

    3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.
    • (1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving

    • (1) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving

    • (2) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (3) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (4) Hydraulic device

    • (4) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (5) Mechanical device

    • (5) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (6) Any other method

    • (6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

    • (2) Bay quahaug

    • (1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving

    • (1) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving

    • (2) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (3) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (4) Hydraulic device

    • (4) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (5) Mechanical device

    • (5) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (6) Any other method

    • (6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

    • (3) Razor clam

    • (1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving

    • (1) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving

    • (2) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (3) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (4) Hydraulic device

    • (4) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (5) Mechanical device

    • (5) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (6) Any other method

    • (6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

    • (4) Soft-shell clam

    • (1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving

    • (1) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving

    • (2) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (3) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (4) Hydraulic device

    • (4) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (5) Mechanical device

    • (5) Jan. 1 to March 31

    • (6) Any other method

    • (6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 11
 
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