1) Salmon, Trout and other sport fish may be taken in inland waters only by angling, using hook and line.

2) A salmon angling licence is required to fish for any species of sport fish in sceduled salmon waters. Non-residents are required to have a trout angling licence to fish any inland waters.

3) Salmon and trout angling licences are available as individual or family licences. However, no person may hold more than one licence to angle salmon.

4) Licence holders must carry their licence on their person while angling.

5) Any child 18 years of age or older may not be named on a family licence. He or she must purchase their own licence.

6) Fishing on scheduled salmon rivers is permitted only between one hour before sunrise and one hour after sunset.

7) Anglers fishing scheduled salmon rivers must use an artificial fly only.

8) Anglers may not retain salmon fry, parr, and smolts, salmon under 30 cm (12in), or ouananiche and rainbow trout under 20 cm (8 in).

9) Anglers may not retain spent salmon (slinks) that have completed the spawning process.

10) Anglers may not retain salmon caught in coastal waters at any time, even if they have a valid angling licence.

11) Sport fish taken by angling may not be retained alive.

12) Salmon or trout taken by angling may be gutted, but may not be headed, filleted, canned or otherwise dealt with so as to make it impossible to readily determine the weight and lenght of the fish.

13) No one may fish within 23 meters (25 yards) downstream from the lower entrance of a fishway, canal, obstacle or falls.

14) No one may jig, net or purposely foul-hook sport fish in inland waters or attempt to do any of these things. Accidentally foul hooked fish must be released.

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