Types of fishing and bait
Sport fishing usually involves line fishing or fly fishing. However, fishing with bows, crossbows or harpoons is permitted at certain sites and to fish for certain species. The use of lift nets, bait traps, harpoons and landing nets is also permitted on certain conditions. Specific rules apply, depending on the gear used.
Last update: January 20, 2021
The information published on this website has been simplified and provides a summary of the main regulatory provisions. It does not replace the official texts of the laws and regulations. For more detailed information on a specific rule, please refer to the Québec Fishery Regulations or the Regulation respecting fishing licences .