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Northwest Territories Fishery Regulations (C.R.C., c. 847)

Regulations are current to 2024-05-28 and last amended on 2020-04-01. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE VI(Sections 28 and 29)

Sport Fishing Daily Catch and Possession Limits

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
Species of FishWatersDaily Catch LimitPossession Limit
1Arctic char
  • (1) Hornaday River and its tributaries

  • (1) 1

  • (1) 1

  • (2) All waters of the Coppermine River upstream from Bloody Falls at 67°43′N, 115°21′W

  • (2) 1

  • (2) 1

  • (3) Greiner Lake and Freshwater Creek and their tributaries and the waters of Cambridge Bay, north and west of a line drawn from a point at 69°05′N, 105°04′W to a point at 69°06′10″N, 105°02′W

  • (3) 1

  • (3) 1

  • (4) Meliadine River and its tributaries, Meliadine Lake and the waters of Prairie Bay within 8 km of the Meliadine River at 62°52′N and 92°06′W

  • (4) 2

  • (4) 4

  • (5) Diana River and its tributaries, Diana Lake, Peter Lake and the waters of Rankin Inlet within 8 km of the mouth of the Diana River at 62°50′N, 29°24′W

  • (5) 2

  • (5) 4

  • (6) Tree River at 67°40′40″N, 111°52′27″W (NAD 84)

  • (6) 1

  • (6) 2

  • (7) Sylvia Grinnell Lake and Sylvia Grinnell River and their tributaries and the waters of Frobisher Bay within 8 km of the mouth of the Sylvia Grinnell River at 63°44′N, 68°34′W

  • (7) 1

  • (7) 1

  • (8) All other waters of the Northwest Territories

  • (8) 4

  • (8) 7

2Arctic grayling
  • (1) Mackenzie River and its tributaries lying between the lines of longitude at 116°W and 118°W

  • (1) 1

  • (1) 1

  • (2) All waters within the Gwich'in Settlement Area, Inuvialuit Settlement Region and Sahtu Settlement Area excluding the Great Bear Lake Special Management Area

  • (2) 5

  • (2) 10

  • (3) All other waters of the Northwest Territories

  • (3) 3

  • (3) 5

3Brook troutAll waters of the Northwest Territories35
4Bull troutAll waters of the Northwest Territories23
5BurbotAll waters of the Northwest Territories510
6CiscoesAll waters of the Northwest Territories350350
7Dolly VardenAll waters of the Northwest Territories47
8GoldeyeAll waters of the Northwest Territories510
9Inconnu
  • (1) Great Slave Lake and its tributaries

  • (1) 1

  • (1) 2

  • (2) All other waters of the Northwest Territories

  • (2) 5

  • (2) 10

10Lake trout
  • (1) Great Bear Lake, including all of the Camsell River upstream to White Eagle Falls and all other tributaries to Great Bear Lake from their mouths to 1 km upstream

  • (1) 1

  • (1) 2

  • (2) Great Slave Lake, including all tributaries from their mouths to 1 km upstream

  • (2) 2

  • (2) 3

  • (3) All other waters of the Northwest Territories

  • (3) 3

  • (3) 5

11Northern pike
  • (1) Great Bear Lake, including all of the Camsell River upstream to White Eagle Falls and all other tributaries to Great Bear Lake from their mouths to 1 km upstream

  • (1) 3

  • (1) 5

  • (2) Mackenzie River including tributaries lying between the lines of longitude at 116°W and 118°W

  • (2) 1

  • (2) 2

  • (3) All other waters of the Northwest Territories

  • (3) 5

  • (3) 10

12Rainbow troutAll waters of the Northwest Territories35
13Suckers (all species)All waters of the Northwest Territoriesno limitno limit
14Walleye
  • (1) Mosquito Creek and waters of Great Slave Lake within 1 km of the mouth of Mosquito Creek (62°42′N, 116°04′W)

  • (1) 3

  • (1) 5

  • (2) All other waters of the Northwest Territories

  • (2) 5

  • (2) 10

15Lake, Broad and Round WhitefishAll other waters of the Northwest Territories1020
  • SOR/78-369, s. 4
  • SOR/79-485, s. 13
  • SOR/81-119, s. 12
  • SOR/85-713, s. 1
  • SOR/88-256, ss. 1, 2
  • SOR/91-428, s. 6
  • SOR/91-481, s. 7
  • SOR/2004-38, s. 6
  • SOR/2005-108, s. 6
 

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