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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.
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 32 cm and 47 cm inclusively
No length limit for sauger.
State of fish
Whole, gutted or wallet filleted.
These measurements do not apply in national parks, wildlife reserves, controlled harvesting zones (ZECs) and in certain bodies of water located on some outfitters with exclusive rights areas.
Lake trout (including splake trout)
Lake trout less than 60 cm (catch and possession limit of 3)
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 fillet).
These measurements do not apply in national parks, wildlife reserves and controlled harvesting zones (ZECs) and in some bodies of water located in some outfitters with exclusive rights.
A fish pond is a body of water covering an area of no more than 20 ha maximum.
Possession of fish without a licence
A wildlife protection officer or an wildlife protection assistant may stop you and check these elements.
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).
Length limits, bait fish allowed and number of lines authorized in winter.
Last update: September 20, 2022
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 theQuébec Fishery Regulations or the Regulation respecting fishing licences .