Sport fishing in Québec
Fishing periods, limits and exceptions

For fishing periods, limits and exceptions for the site where you want to fish, use the interactive map or search filters below.

Using the search tool

Use the search filters to target the fishing zone and the body of water where you want to fish (to know your fishing zone, consult the interactive map).

For information on current fishing periods, limits and exceptions:

  1. Select the fishing zone.
  2. Check whether the body of water you are searching for is on the "Bodies of Water – Regulatory Exceptions" list. If not, the zone rules will apply.
  3. Select the species you wish to fish for.

You can also narrow the search results to the rules currently in force, by checking the box provided for this purpose.

If the body of water you are looking for is not on the proposed list, it is because the applicable rules are the same as those of the zone.

You must also consult the "News" section to see if any regulatory changes made during the season affect your body of water.

IMPORTANT: catch limits and fishing periods that apply in wildlife territories may differ from those mentioned here. In these cases, you will be informed on the spot.

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Fishing periods, limits and exceptions for zone 16

Species 
Catch limit 
Note 
Fishing device 
CollapseRules for the zone
 CollapsePeriodFrom April 1st, 2020 to April 23rd, 2020
  Bass6 in all  
  Pike8 in all  
  Walleye and Sauger8 in allA length limit may apply for this species. Check the applicable limits for this zone.
Angling only
 
  Yellow Perch50  
 CollapsePeriodFrom April 1st, 2020 to March 31st, 2021
  Striped BassFishing prohibited  
 CollapsePeriodFrom April 24th, 2020 to September 7th, 2020
  Char15 in all  
  Cutthroat Trout and Brown Trout5 in all  
  Lake Trout and Splake Trout2 in allA length limit may apply for this species. Check the applicable limits for this zone.
Angling only
 
 CollapsePeriodFrom May 22nd, 2020 to September 7th, 2020
  Whitefishno limit  
 CollapsePeriodFrom May 22nd, 2020 to March 31st, 2021
  Pike8 in all  
  Walleye and Sauger8 in allA length limit may apply for this species. Check the applicable limits for this zone.
Angling only
 
  Yellow Perch50  
 CollapsePeriodFrom June 15th, 2020 to October 31st, 2020
  Sturgeon1 in allAngling only 
 CollapsePeriodFrom June 15th, 2020 to March 31st, 2021
  Bass6 in all  
 CollapsePeriodFrom April 1st, 2020 to April 23rd, 2020 - Other species
  Other speciesno limit  
 CollapsePeriodFrom May 22nd, 2020 to March 31st, 2021 - Other species
  Other speciesno limit  

Bodies of water – Regulatory exceptions

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Species 
Catch limit 
Note 
Fishing device 
ExpandLake à l'Eau Rouge (49°12'36" N., 74°27'13" W.)
ExpandLake aux Loutres (48°55'09" N., 75°47'36" W.) poisson
ExpandLake Fauvel (49°10'06" N., 76°36'15" W.)
ExpandLake Feuquières (49°12'14" N., 74°17'27" W.)
ExpandLake Hébert (49°12'04" N., 75°17'59" W.)
ExpandLake Némégousse (49°12'09" N., 74°38'21" W.)
ExpandLake Oloron (49°06'11" N., 79°23'13" W.)
ExpandLake Podeur (49°09'21" N., 75°36'22" W.)
ExpandLake Robert (49°13'18" N., 74°22'00" W.)
ExpandLake unnamed (49°09'00" N., 76°08'50" O.), (49°09'04" N., 76°22'41" O.), (49°09'11" N., 76°32'54" O.), (49°09'14" N., 76°35'15" O.), (49°09'18" N., 75°42'44" O.), (49°12'31" N., 74°56'31" O.), (49°12'35" N., 74°53'47" O.)
ExpandLake Valreuille (49°12'21" N., 74°49'17" W., Chamballon township)
ExpandRiver Allard that part of its tributary comprised between a point 100 m upstream of the sector known as Les petites chutes (49°48'46" N., 77°47'32" W.) and its junction with the rivière Allard (49°49'29" N., 77°46'37" W.).
ExpandRiver Gouault between its mouth in lac MacIvor (49°48'38" N., 77°55'06" W.) and a point (49°52'37" N., 77°48'22" W.) corresponding to the southern limit of Zone 17.
ExpandRiver Wilson between a point 200 m downstream of its mouth in lac Quévillon (49°05'04" N., 76°51'53" W.) and a point 11 upstream, up to the bridge on road R-1050 (also known as Domtar forestry road 101).