PART IXSalmon (continued)
Catch and Release Provisions for Specific Waters
(2) No person shall, during any year, continue to angle for salmon in the waters set out in column I of an item of Schedule VII after that person has caught and retained from those waters the yearly fishing quota set out in column V of that item.
Catch and Release Provisions by Province
(2) No person shall, during any year, continue to angle for salmon in the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to section 63 after that person has caught and retained from those waters the yearly fishing quota set out in column IV of that item.
(2) Where a person who is fishing for salmon pursuant to subsection (1) has not caught and retained the applicable daily or yearly fishing quota for salmon, the person may catch and release any number of salmon in any day.
67 (1) Every person who catches and retains a salmon in accordance with these Regulations shall forthwith securely lock or seal on the salmon a salmon tag, as specified in subsection (2), that has been issued to that person and shall do so in accordance with the design of the tag and so that it cannot be removed without tampering with the lock or seal, breaking or cutting the tag or cutting or tearing any part of the salmon.
(2) A salmon tag that is affixed to a salmon shall be
(a) a blue tag, where the salmon was caught and retained by angling, and shall be a tag specific to a salmon 63 cm or more in length where the salmon is 63 cm or more in length; and
(b) a brown tag, where the salmon was caught and retained under a written permission referred to in section 4 of the Act or was taken from an aquaculture area or site or a privately owned fish pond.
(c) [Repealed, SOR/93-335, s. 6]
- SOR/93-335, s. 6
68 No person shall import a salmon into a province unless
(a) an import tag issued with a licence to import salmon set out in item 9 of the table to section 5 is affixed to that salmon in the manner described in subsection 67(1) prior to its entry into the province or immediately upon its entry into the province; or
(b) it bears a salmon tag.
69 No person shall have on board any vessel for which a registration card has been issued any salmon to which a blue salmon tag is affixed.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who is cooking or smoking a salmon if the tag that was removed from it at the time cooking or smoking commenced is readily available for inspection by a fishery officer or fishery guardian.
71 (1) Subject to subsection (2), where a salmon is caught by angling and retained, the person who hooked the salmon, whether or not that person landed the salmon, shall be regarded as having caught and retained it, and shall tag it in accordance with section 67.
(2) Where a fishing guide who is authorized to provide guide services under an Act of the legislature of a province hooks a salmon on behalf of a person who has a licence to fish for salmon and who has paid the fishing guide for guide services, subsection (1) does not apply to the fishing guide and the person shall, for the purposes of that subsection, be considered to have hooked the salmon.
- SOR/94-441, s. 1
- SOR/93-335, s. 7
72 No person shall fish for shad except by angling or with a dip net, gill net, square net or trap net.
- SOR/2001-452, s. 21(F)
(1.1) No person shall engage in fishing for commercial purposes for shad in the waters set out in column I of Schedule VIII
(2) No person shall fish for shad in the inland waters of Nova Scotia by any means other than angling during the period beginning at sunset and ending at sunrise.
- SOR/2001-452, s. 22
73.1 No person engaged in recreational fishing for shad by any method in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section shall catch and retain, in any day, more shad than the fishing quota set out in column II.
|Item||Column I||Column II|
|1||Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.||5|
|2||Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.||5|
|3||Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.||5|
- SOR/2001-452, s. 23
74 No person shall fish for shad with a gill net that has a mesh size of less than 127 mm.
75 No person shall fish for silversides except by angling or with a dip net or trap net.
76 No person shall fish for silversides 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.
|Item||Column I||Column II||Column III|
|1||Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.|
|2||Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.|
|Prince Edward Island|
|3||Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.|
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