learn the dfo fishing regulations
- Check the Area map. You need to know the location (subarea) where you plan to fish.
- Check the Species regulations table for fishing opportunities and basic regulations.
- Check the Restrictions table for special exceptions and more detailed regulations.
- Get to know the locations of protected areas. Permanent fishing restrictions are in effect in these areas to protect fish and fish habitat.
- Unless otherwise specified, fishing opportunities end at 23:59 hrs on the close-date shown.