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New rules have been in effect in this zone since April 1, 2022. See the latest changes.
Fishing periods and quotas
The opening and closing dates and catch limits may vary from one body of water to another in the same area. You should always check to see if your body of water is a regulatory exception. Click on the button below to find out.
Zone's fishing periods, limits and exceptions (PDF)
Length limits for some species
It is prohibited to catch and keep or have in your possession a fish from the waters specified that does not comply with the length limits indicated for your zone. If a fish species or a zone is not mentioned in the table, no length limit applies to the species in this zone.
The fish must be kept in a state allowing its identification.
Walleye between 37 cm and 53 cm inclusively
No length limit for sauger.
No length limit in the réserve faunique Papineau‑Labelle.
State of fish
Whole, gutted or wallet filleted. Walleye and sauger don't have to be wallet filleted in the réserve faunique Papineau-Labelle, but it must be possible to count and identify the fish (a piece of skin must adhere to the filet).
Lake trout (including splake trout)
Lake trout 45 cm or more
May keep lake trout 55 cm or more in lacs de l’Achigan, de l’Argile, Blue Sea, Boisseau, Cameron, du Cardinal, Castors, Cayamant, du Cerf, du Corbeau (46°12’ N., 75°28’ W.), de la Décharge (46°07’06” N., 74°48’12” W.), Dumont (including the rivière Dumont from the outlet of the lake to the end of the first rapid, located approximately 1.6 km downstream), Earhart, Gagnon, Galarneau, Gatineau, Grand lac des Cèdres (46°18’14” N., 76°06’47” W.), Grand lac Rond, des Grandes Baies, Kensington, à la Loutre (45°59’ N., 74°39’ W.), Marie‑Louise, Moreno, Labelle, La Minerve (46°13’18” N., 75°01’46” W.), Papineau, Patterson, Pemichangan, Petit lac des Cèdres (46°16’30” N., 76°04’30” W.), Petit lac du Cerf (46°17’20” N., 75°31'51” W.), Petit Preston, Pimodan, Quinn, Rognon, Saint‑Germain (46°14’ N., 75°30’ W.), Serpent, Simon, de la Sucrerie, des Trente et Un Milles, Trois Montagnes, Vert (45°59’55’’ N, 75°47’58’’ W.) (municipality of Lac-Sainte-Marie), Veuillot, Viceroy, Xavier and the Poisson Blanc reservoir, including lacs Cuillèrier, du Brochet and Doré.
State of fish
Whole or gutted, only where a length limit applies. Elsewhere, lake trout may be whole or filleted. It must be possible to count and identify the fish (a piece of skin must adhere to the filet).
These measurements do not apply in national parks, wildlife reserves, controlled harvesting zones (ZECs) and on certain water bodies located in the territories of a number of outfitting operation with exclusive rights.
Atlantic salmon 30 cm and over, respecting any other applicable length limit and daily fishing quotas established for each river or river sector.
State of fish
Whole or gutted
The catch limit for salmon is expressed in terms of small salmon (minimum 30 to 63 cm) and big salmon (63 cm or more).
Use of dead bait fish
Possession and use of all dead bait fish species, EXCEPT prohibited species, whether whole or cut up, are allowed:
From December 20 to March 31
Except in the réserve faunique Papineau‑Labelle where they are all prohibited.
Printable version of zone 10 (PDF)
Length limits, bait fish allowed and number of lines authorized in winter.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Free phone line: 1-844-523-6738