Salmon fishing regulations: overview

Rules and regulations for salmon fishing in Nova Scotia, including dates for the salmon fishing season.

This document outlines the rules Salmon Fishing Licence holders need to follow when fishing for Atlantic salmon.

Information includes:

  • who needs a Salmon Fishing Licence
  • gear requirements
  • Salmon Fishing Licence Report Card
  • salmon fishing season

  • Guide

Department: Fisheries and Aquaculture