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 fiching 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 8

Species 
Catch limit 
Note 
Fishing device 
ExpandRules for the zone

Bodies of water – Regulatory exceptions

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Species 
Catch limit 
Note 
Fishing device 
CollapseRiver des Prairies - that part between the Hydro-Québec dam and the upstream side of Pie-IX bridge, located downstream, as well as the south arm to the Moulins dam (45°35'57" N., 73°38'49" W.).
 CollapsePeriodFrom April 1st, 2022 to March 31st, 2023
  
Redhorse
Fishing prohibited  
  
Sucker
Fishing prohibited  
 CollapsePeriodFrom May 13th, 2022 to September 11th, 2022
  
Char and Trout
same as the zone  
  
Lake Trout and Splake Trout
same as the zoneA length limit may apply for this species. Check the applicable limits for this zone.
Angling only
 
  
Landlocked Salmon
same as the zoneAngling only 
 CollapsePeriodFrom May 13th, 2022 to March 31st, 2023
  
Walleye and Sauger
same as the zoneA length limit may apply for this species. Check the applicable limits for this zone.
Angling only
 
 CollapsePeriodFrom June 15th, 2022 to October 31st, 2022
  
Sturgeon
same as the zoneA length limit may apply for this species. Check the applicable limits for this zone.
Angling only
 
 CollapsePeriodFrom June 15th, 2022 to March 31st, 2023 poisson
  
Bass
same as the zone  
  
Muskellunge
same as the zoneA length limit may apply for this species. Check the applicable limits for this zone.
Angling only
 
 CollapsePeriodFrom May 13th, 2022 to March 31st, 2023- Other species
  same as the zone  
CollapseRiver des Prairies - that part between the upstream side of the Pie-IX bridge and its confluence with St. Lawrence river
 CollapsePeriodFrom April 1st, 2022 to March 31st, 2023
  
Redhorse
Fishing prohibited  
  
Sucker
Fishing prohibited  
 CollapsePeriodFrom April 22nd, 2022 to September 11th, 2022
  
Char and Trout
same as the zone  
  
Lake Trout and Splake Trout
same as the zoneA length limit may apply for this species. Check the applicable limits for this zone.
Angling only
 
  
Landlocked Salmon
same as the zoneAngling only 
 CollapsePeriodFrom May 13th, 2022 to March 31st, 2023
  
Walleye and Sauger
same as the zoneA length limit may apply for this species. Check the applicable limits for this zone.
Angling only
 
 CollapsePeriodFrom June 15th, 2022 to October 31st, 2022
  
Sturgeon
same as the zoneA length limit may apply for this species. Check the applicable limits for this zone.
Angling only
 
 CollapsePeriodFrom June 15th, 2022 to March 31st, 2023 poisson
  
Bass
same as the zone  
  
Muskellunge
same as the zoneA length limit may apply for this species. Check the applicable limits for this zone.
Angling only
 
 CollapsePeriodFrom April 1st, 2022 to March 31st, 2023- Other species
  same as the zone