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Variation Order MAR-VAR-2023-077
The Regional Director-General of Fisheries and Oceans Canada for the Maritimes Region gives notice that Variation Order MAR-VAR-2023-077 has been issued to vary the close times for angling for all species of fish in certain waters of the Margaree River (Inverness County), Nova Scotia.
Effective July 19, 2023 at 16:00 until December 31, 2023, it is prohibited to angle for any species of fish in the following portions of the Margaree River:
a) From the East Margaree highway bridges upstream to the Cabot Trail Bridge (also known as Creamery Bridge) on the Southwest Margaree River and upstream to Doyles Bridge on the Northeast Margaree River, and the Gallant River upstream from its confluence with the Margaree River to the highway bridge on the East Margaree Road; and
b) The Southwest Margaree upstream from the Cabot Trail Bridge (Creamery Bridge) to the Scotsville Bridge.
For more information, please contact a local fishery officer or refer to Variation Order MAR-VAR-2023-077.
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