General fishing (any species of fish except salmon)
Rules that anglers need to follow when fishing in fresh water, as well as maps and an overview of the Inland Fisheries Division activities.
You need to have a General Fishing Licence to fish for any species of fish (except salmon) in fresh water. This licence isn’t valid for salmon fishing.
General Fishing Licence holders need to submit a General Fishing Licence Report Card at the end of the fishing season.
You need to have a Salmon Fishing Licence to fish for Atlantic salmon in fresh water. This licence isn’t valid for any other species of fish (only salmon).
Rules and regulations for salmon fishing in Nova Scotia, including dates for the salmon fishing season.