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Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985 (SOR/86-21)

Regulations are current to 2020-06-17 and last amended on 2018-05-30. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE VIII(Section 41)

Waters Closed To Herring Fishing with Mobile Gear

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
WatersVessel lengthClose Time
1Waters of St. Marys Bay, Digby County, Nova Scotia in Herring Fishing Area 21 inside a straight line joining Latitude 44°22′30″N., Longitude 66°12′10″W. (Petit Passage) to Latitude 44°20′40″N., Longitude 66°07′05″W. (Church Point Wharf Light).Any lengthMay 1 to Sept. 30
2Waters of the Annapolis, Basin, Nova Scotia in Herring Fishing Area 21 inside a straight line joining Latitude 44°41′30″N., Longitude 65°47′15″W. (Point Prim Lighthouse) to Latitude 44°40′35″N., Longitude 65°45′12″W. (Victoria Beach Lighthouse).Any lengthApr. 1 to Sept. 30
3Waters adjacent to the coast of New Brunswick in Herring Fishing Areas 20 and 21 lying north of the parallel of 44°30′35″N., and west of a straight line joining Latitude 44°30′35″N., Longitude 66°46′57″W. (Gannet Rock Light, Charlotte County) to Latitude 45°08′30″N., Longitude 66°13′15″W. (Split Rock, St. John County), but not including those waters set out in item 4.Any lengthApr. 15 to Sept. 30
4Waters adjacent to the coast of New Brunswick in Herring Fishing Area 21 lying north and west of a line commencing at Latitude 44°51′32″N., Longitude 66°58′50″W.(the International Bridge between Campobello Island and the State of Maine), thence along the coast of Campobello Island to Latitude 44°57′28″N., Longitude 66°54′02″W. (East Quoddy Head Light), thence to Latitude 45°01′06″N., Longitude 66°51′03″W. (Bliss Island Light), thence along the coast of Bliss Island to Latitude 45°01′55″N., Longitude 66°49′22″W., and thence to Latitude 45°02′22″N., Longitude 66°48′30″W. (Pea Island Light).Any lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
5

Waters adjacent to the southwestern coast of Nova Scotia in Herring Fishing Area 20 enclosed by the coastline of Nova Scotia and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
144°01′30″66°10′
244°01′30″66°20′
343°56′06″66°20′
443°56′06″66°09′06″
Any lengthDec. 30 to Dec. 31
5.1

Waters adjacent to the southwestern coast of Nova Scotia, in Herring Fishing Area 20, enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
144°05′66°11′30″
244°05′66°25′
343°55′66°25′
443°55′66°09′15″
543°56′06″66°09′06″
643°56′06″66°20′
744°01′30″66°20′
844°01′30″66°10′
944°05′66°11′30″
Any lengthDec. 30 to Dec. 31
6Waters of Chedabucto Bay, Nova Scotia in Herring Fishing Area 19 lying inside a straight line joining Latitude 45°18′N., Longitude 60°56′W. (Cape Canso) to Latitude 45°29′N., Longitude 60°54′W. (Green Island).Any lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
7

Waters off the coast of the Magdalen Islands, Quebec, in Herring Fishing Area 16D, enclosed by straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
147°50′61°10′
247°15′61°30′
347°09′62°00′
447°19′62°14′
547°53′61°33′
647°50′61°10′
Any lengthApr. 1 to June 15
8

Waters of Northumberland Strait, in Herring Fishing Areas 16C, 16E, 16F and 16G, enclosed by

  • (a) the coastlines of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island,

  • (b) a straight line joining Latitude 47°04′25″N., Longitude 64°47′55″W. (Point Escuminac, New Brunswick) to Latitude 47°03′15″N., Longitude 64°00′W. (North Cape, Prince Edward Island), and

  • (c) a straight line joining Latitude 46°26′55″N., Longitude 61°58′25″W. (East Point, Prince Edward Island) to Latitude 46°11′N., Longitude 61°25′30″W. (Sight Point, Nova Scotia).

Vessels more than 15.2 m in overall lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
9Waters referred to in item 8.Vessels 15.2 m or less in overall lengthJune 1 to Dec. 31
10

Waters adjacent to the east coast of Prince Edward Island, in Herring Fishing Area 16G, enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
146°26′55″61°58′25″
246°23′30″61°50′45″
346°27′61°43′
446°35′61°47′
546°25′63°06′
Vessels more than 15.2 m in overall lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
11Waters referred to in item 10.Vessels 15.2 m or less in overall lengthAug. 15 to Sept. 15
12

Waters adjacent to the northeast coast of Prince Edward Island, in Herring Fishing Area 16E, enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
146°40′63°53′
247°06′63°53′
347°06′64°00′
447°03′15″64°00′
Any lengthAug. 15 to Sept. 15
13

Waters adjacent to the northeast coast of New Brunswick, in Herring Fishing Areas 16B and 16C, enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
147°04′25″64°47′55″
248°05′64°16′
348°08′64°24′
447°49′65°11′
Any lengthApr. 15 to May 15
14

Waters adjacent to the coast of the Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, in Herring Fishing Area 16B, enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
148°00′15″65°27′
247°55′65°27′
348°05′64°59′
448°12′64°45′
548°12′64°47′
Any lengthApr. 15 to May 15
15

Waters adjacent to the coast of the Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, in Herring Fishing Area 16B, enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
148°12′64°47′
248°12′64°45′
348°19′64°38′
448°23′64°17′
548°25′64°19′
Any lengthApr. 15 to May 15
16

Waters adjacent to the coast of the Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, in Herring Fishing Area 16B, enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
148°25′64°19′
248°12′64°17′
348°29′64°07′
448°37′64°08′
548°38′64°10′40″
Any lengthApr. 15 to May 15
17

Waters adjacent to the coast of the Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, in Herring Fishing Area 16B, enclosed by the coastline and straight lines joining the following points in the order in which they are listed:

PointNorth LatitudeWest Longitude
148°38′64°10′40″
248°37′64°08′
348°51′64°08′
448°51′30″64°12′
Any lengthApr. 15 to May 15
18Waters of Fortune Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador in Herring Fishing Area 11 lying inside of a straight line joining Latitude 47°34′59″N., Longitude 55°05′10″W. (Faria Head) to Latitude 47°30′01″N., Longitude 55°02′12″W. (Big Head).Any lengthJan. 1 to Dec. 31
  • SOR/87-265, ss. 4 to 7
  • SOR/88-543, ss. 2 to 4
  • SOR/89-203, s. 5
  • SOR/93-61, s. 39
  • SOR/2008-99, s. 4
  • SOR/2017-58, s. 23
 
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