At the Government House at Ottawa, the 30th day of May, 1904.
The Governor General in Council.
The Governor General in Council is pleased, in virtue of the provisions of section 16 of the Fisheries Act, chapter 95 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, to order that the General Fishery Regulations for the province of Ontario, established by the Order in Council of the 18th day of July, 1889, shall be and the same are hereby amended by adding thereto the following sections :-
9. No one shall fish for, catch or kill, in any of the waters of the province, in one day by angling, or shall carry away a greater number than eight small or large-mouthed black bass, four maskinonge, twelve pickerel (dore) or four lake trout.
10. No one shall fish for. catch or kill in any of the waters of the province, in one day by angling, or shall carry away a greater number of speckled trout or brook trout than in the aggregate shall weigh more than ten pounds, and no greater number than thirty speckled trout or brook trout, though said number weigh less than ten pounds.
11. No small or large-mouthed black bass less than ten inches in length ; no speckled trout less than six inches in length ; no pickerel (dore), less than fifteen inches in length, or no maskinonge less than thirty inches in length shall be retained or kept out of the water, sold, offered or exposed for sale or had in possession ; but any one who takes or catches any of the fish mentioned of less than the minimum measurement named, which measurement shall be from the point of the nose to the centre of the tail, shall immediately return such fish to the waters from which it was taken, alive and uninjured.