Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985

Version of section 91 from 2006-03-22 to 2006-06-07:

  •  (1) No person shall engage in recreational fishing for groundfish during the close time of January 1 to January 31.

  • (2) No person shall engage in recreational fishing for groundfish by any means other than by hand-line or by angling.

  • (2.1) No person shall engage in recreational fishing for groundfish in the waters of Subareas 2 and 3, Division 4R and that portion of Division 4S east of 61°31′42″ west longitude, except under the authority of a recreational fishing licence issued under these Regulations.

  • (3) No person engaged in recreational fishing for groundfish shall, in any day, catch and retain more than a quota of ten groundfish of all species in the aggregate, comprising

    • (a) a total of not more than five cod, haddock and pollock; and

    • (b) not more than one halibut.

  • (4) For the purposes of subsection (3), fish caught and retained by a person less than 16 years of age who is fishing without a recreational fishing licence in accordance with subsection 15(2.1) shall be counted as fish caught and retained by the holder of a recreational fishing licence who is accompanying that person.

  • SOR/91-76, s. 4
  • SOR/93-16, s. 3
  • SOR/93-61, s. 50(F)
  • SOR/94-60, s. 3
  • SOR/2001-212, s. 3
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