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#1 Gary11578

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Posted 22 March 2021 - 07:58 PM

New daily bag limit of 20 mackerel is now in affect.

Minimum size is 26.8 cm [10.55 in]

 

 


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#2 fellbeast

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Posted 23 March 2021 - 12:10 PM

Gotta feed the trawler offshore!!


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#3 Wayne

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Posted 25 March 2021 - 08:54 AM

That will make for a short day most days. Not worth while putting the boat in!


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#4 fishon

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Posted 02 May 2021 - 10:09 AM

I found this from:  https://www.dfo-mpo....g.html#mackerel

 

A person may engage in recreational fishing for mackerel with a handline or by angling without a licence.

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Season Dates

Open season April 1 to December 31 in tidal waters

Gear Restrictions

Handline and angling are permitted.

Limits
  • The daily bag limit is 20.
  • The minimum mackerel size that may be retained is 26.8 cm.
Areas

All tidal waters

Licensing

No licence required


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#5 Gary11578

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Posted 14 May 2021 - 03:10 PM

Out today in Halifax Harbour looking for fish.  A bit too early but was a nice day to check. 

 

No fish caught or seen on fish finder.

 

Water temp 7.2C


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#6 Gary11578

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Posted 02 June 2021 - 04:24 PM

Out today in Halifax Harbor.

 

No fish caught

 

Water temp 9.2 C


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#7 Gary11578

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Posted Yesterday, 01:07 PM

Out today in Halifax Harbor.

No fish caught

Water temp 8.2 C


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