Bass Season Opens May 1st

The recreational striped bass fishery will take place from May 1st – October 31st 2016.  The retention fishing periods will take place from May 9th – 29th, July 30th – August 21st, September 2nd – 5th, and October 22nd – 30th.

During the retention fishing periods, anglers will be able to retain a maximum of one striped bass per day and will be prohibited from possessing more than one striped bass at any given time. Outside of these retention fishing periods, all striped bass caught must be released immediately in a manner that causes the least harm to the fish.

The size window for the retention fishery is established at a minimal length of 50cm and at a maximum length of 65cm. The length is measured in a straight line from the tip of the nose to the tip of the tail (total length).

For more information on the recreational fishery please visit the DFO website.