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Sport fishing in Saskatchewan is regulated by The Fisheries Regulations under The Fisheries (Saskatchewan) Act, 2020. Below is a summary of the major regulations, which apply to all provincial Crown waters in Saskatchewan, excluding federal waters (e.g. Prince Albert National Park), and must be complied with at all times. Complete copies of the Act and Regulations may be obtained from Publications Saskatchewan at publications.saskatchewan.ca or by calling 1-800-226-7302.
Newly introduced fish species can harm the ecological balance of established fish communities. Anglers can help safeguard provincial fisheries by reporting anyone relocating fish or using live fish for bait to the Turn in Poachers and Polluters (TIPP). To prevent the spread of undesired species and fish disease:
Penalties under The Fisheries Act are fines to a maximum of $100,000, imprisonment up to 12 months or both. For certain offences, violators may be issued a summary offence ticket with a voluntary payment option, while other more serious offences may require a court appearance. Automatic licence suspensions of one to five years have been implemented for serious offences, along with increased fines.
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