Bait restriction

Issued: May 11, 2018

Pursuant to subsection 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, which are stated as follows:

7(1). The superintendent may, where it is necessary for the proper management of the Park to do so, designate certain activities, uses or entry and travel in areas in a Park as restricted or prohibited.

The following changes have been implemented as of May 11, 2018 with respect to angling in all waters of Riding Mountain National Park.

Bait restriction

The use or possession of leeches for the purposes of angling are prohibited in all waters within Riding Mountain National Park.

Due to the increased risk of spreading microscopic zebra mussel veligers (larvae) via natural bait, the use and possession of leeches is prohibited.


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