2020 fishing regulations in Ontario - Zone 20

m. werneburg, 2019.04.27

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Zone 20 map
Ontario fisheries management zone 20

General Information

Zone-wide Seasons and Limits

Atlantic Salmon

Season: open all year

Limits: S-1; must be greater than 63 cm

C-0

Brown Trout

Season: open all year

Limits: S-5 and C-2

Channel Catfish

Season: open all year

Limits: S-12 and C-6

Crappie

Season: open all year

Limits: S-30 and C-10

Lake Sturgeon

Season: closed all year

Lake Trout

Season: January 1 to September 30

December 1 to December 31

Limits: S-3 and C-1

Lake Whitefish

Season: open all year

Limits: S-12 and C-6

Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass combined

Season: third Saturday in June to December 15

Limits: S-6 and C-2

Muskellunge

Season: third Saturday in June to December 15

Limits: S-1; must be greater than 137cm

C-0

Northern Pike

Season: January 1 to March 31 and

first Saturday in May to December 31

Limits: S-6 and C-2

Pacific Salmon

Season: open all year

Limits: S-5 and C-2

Rainbow Trout

Season: open all year

Limits: S-2 and C-1

Sunfish

Season: open all year

Limits: S-100 and C-50

Walleye and Sauger combined

Season: January 1 to March 1 and

first Saturday in May to December 31

Limits: S-4 and C-2; not more than 1 greater than 63 cm

Yellow Perch

Season: open all year 

Limits: S-50 and C-25

Species Exceptions

Walleye

Limits: S-4 and C-2; no size limit

St. Lawrence River, waters east of a line drawn between Bishops Point and the easternmost tips of Howe and Wolfe Islands, and including Lake St. Francis

Yellow Perch

Season: open from January 1 to March 31

and second Saturday in May to December 31

Lake St. Francis and the waters of the St. Lawrence River lying east of Robert H.

Saunders Generating Station

Waterbody Exceptions

All waters of Lake Ontario, including the Niagara River (downstream of Niagara Falls). The following waters are excluded: Jordan Harbour, Hamilton Harbour, Toronto Harbour, Frenchman’s Bay, Murray Canal, Presqu’ile Bay, Weller’s Bay, East Lake, West Lake, the Bay of Quinte (the waters lying west of the Glenora Ferry), the St. Lawrence River (waters lying east of a line drawn between Bishops Point and the easternmost tips of Howe and Wolfe islands), and all other tributaries to Lake Ontario.

Fish Sanctuaries

No fishing—April 1 to Friday before first Saturday in May