Poaching is the practice of hunting, fishing or trapping activities that are against regulations. Find out how to report it!
Animals that must be declared
Some animal species found injured or dead must be reported to a wildlife protection officer. These species are listed here.
Vehicles, aircraft and boats
Did you know that there are specific rules to the use of a vehicle while hunting? Learn more about what is prohibited.
Compulsory fluorescent orange bib
Wearing a fluorescent orange bib is almost always mandatory while hunting. Learn how and when to wear it legally.
Hunting is generally allowed from 30 minutes before sunrise until 30 minutes after sunset. See the exceptions!
Searching for game
At night or assisted by a dog, learn the hunting rules to follow when you are looking for big, injured game that you shot.
Restrictions on shooting from a public road
Depending on where you are hunting, shooting from the public road may be prohibited. Find out what these restrictions are.
If you shot an animal that must be declared, you must register it online ou at a registration station.
Transportation and exports
Game transportation, transportation coupons, export, chronic wasting disease (CWD): learn all about these hunting rules.
Sale, purchase and possession of game and fur
Find here the hunting rules relating to the possession, sale, exchange and purchase of game or animal parts (antlers, fur, feathers).
Hunting using animals
With a dog (retriever, pointer, flushing, hound) or a bird of prey - hunting with animals may be permitted. See in which cases!
Last update: January 8, 2024