Halibut are flat and diamond shaped with a white underbelly and both eyes on its upper side. The maritimes region is divided into two areas for the purpose of managing the recreational groundfish fishery.
Recreational halibut fishing nova scotia. They outline how many fish can be caught where fish can be caught and at what time of year the province of nova scotia is responsible for issuing atlantic salmon licences. Buy your licence online. Regulations and information for shellfish atlantic salmon groundfish striped bass and other fisheries in pei nb and ns.
Southern gulf of st lawrence recreational fishing. Nova scotia atlantic halibut nova scotia atlantic halibut are harvested from the cold clean pristine waters along the coast of the province and shipped all over the world. Nova scotia s 6 700 lakes 100 rivers and 7 400 kilometers of coastline offer incredible opportunities for angling enthusiasts.
The following federal regulations govern salmon. Lewis s passion for the ocean has included an interest in marine biology at the university of victoria as well as being a master scuba diver instructor. Biggest fish ever caught blue shark charters nova scotia unled atlantic halibut fishery achieves msc offs outdoors unlimited media andhalibut fishing species info charters and destinationstony s tuna fishing packages pei chartershalibut fishing species info charters and destinationstony s tuna fishing pei bluefin chartersblue shark charters nova scotia fishing scientific platformhalibut.
Fisheries and oceans canada is responsible for the management of atlantic salmon in nova scotia. Approximately 80 000 anglers participated in sportfishing in 2014. Rules regulations that anglers need to follow when fishing in fresh water as well as maps and an overview of the inland fisheries division activities like research outreach and funding programs.
Hartlen point at the entrance to halifax harbour east to cape north in cape breton including the bras d or lakes. Regulations licences maps gear information and updates by fishing area for all marine species. Growing up summers were spent fly fishing atlantic salmon on the east coast in nova scotia and family vacations spent on the beautiful west coast of bc fishing for salmon and halibut.
The management of dfo recreational fisheries in the maritime provinces is shared between two dfo regions the maritimes region headquartered in dartmouth nova scotia and the gulf region headquartered in moncton new brunswick. This handbook describes the rules and regulations that are in place for sportfishing to help protect the sustainability of fishing throughout the. The sportfishing industry was worth more than 56 4 million in 2010 when licenced anglers spent 1 1 million days fishing.
British columbia recreational fishing. Halibut is one of the largest flatfishes in the world. Halifax harbour and west including the bay of fundy.
They have a firm white lean flesh and a mild sweet flavour and texture.