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Wildlife Management on Sagamok's Lands and Traditional Territiories

FISHERIES

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry  "2018 Fishing Ontario: Recreational Fishing Regulations Summary (Effective January 1, 2018)"  Ontario Government, January 2018   112 pages

https://dr6j45jk9xcmk.cloudfront.net/documents/5046/2018-ontario-fishing-regulations-summary-english.pdf

 

 

 

FISHERIES MANAGEMENT ZONE 10

FMZ 10 is located in Northeastern Ontario.

  • is north of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay
  • its eastern border extends northwards from the mouth of the French River to Elk Lake
  • its western border follows the east shore of Lake Superior from Sault Ste. Marie, north to Wawa
  • cities include Sudbury, Espanola and Blind River

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This zone has:

  • the highest road and population density of all the Northeast zones
  • more lake trout lakes and brook trout lakes than any other Northeast zone
  • many streams flowing into Lakes Superior and Huron
  • small, deep, clear inland lakes
  • the “Specially Designated Waters” of the French River and Manitoulin IslandSelinger, Wayne and Doug Lowman  "The Status of Lake Trout Populations in Northeastern Ontario (2000-2005), October 2006"  Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources [Unpublished Draft Internal Report], May 2014  110 pages. 

INFORMATION ON THE STATE OF OUR FISH

 

Ministry of Natural Resources  "Fisheries Management Zone 10: Lake Trout Operational Objectives and Management Strategies"  Ontario Government, May 2014   6 pages

- MNR operational objectives and management strategies for Fisheries Management Zone 10 related to Lake Trout

 

Ministry of Natural Resources  "Fact Sheet: Lake Trout in Fisheries Management Zone 10"  Government of Ontario, May 2014   4 pages. 

- MNR fact sheet concerning trout in Fisheries Management Zone 10

 

   
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FISHERIES MANAGEMENT ZONE 14

 

FMZ 14 includes the waters of Georgian Bay and the North Channel of Lake Huron.

  • includes the waters of Georgian Bay and the North Channel of Lake Huron
  • stretches northwest to the compensation works on St. Mary’s River Sault Ste. Marie
  • dividing line from FMZ 13 (the main basin of Lake Huron) begins at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula, goes through the Bruce archipelago to Manitoulin Island
  • FMZ boundary extends across river mouths in most cases
  • cities include Sault Ste. Marie, Blind River, Gore Bay, Little Current, Parry Sound, Midland, Collingwood, Owen Sound and Wiarton, and more than 20 First Nations communities

 

This zone has:

  • the largest bay on the Great Lakes
  • Thirty Thousand Islands, the world’s largest freshwater archipelago
  • shoreline that includes Canadian Shield, glacial areas and limestone
  • many tributaries draining the Canadian Shield
  • farmland to the south
  • near-shore fisheries for walleye, small and largemouth bass, northern pike, muskellunge, yellow perch
  • offshore recreational fisheries for chinook salmon, rainbow trout
  • commercial fisheries for lake whitefish, walleye, lake trout, yellow perch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"A Revised Lake Trout Rehabilitation Plan for Ontario Waters of Lake Huron"  Ontario Government, May 2014   5 pages

https://dr6j45jk9xcmk.cloudfront.net/documents/2630/stdprod-086681.pdf

 

"A Joint Strategic Plan for Management of Great Lakes Fisheries - Revised June 10, 1997"  Great Lakes Fishery Commission     May 2014   38 pages.

https://dr6j45jk9xcmk.cloudfront.net/documents/2632/stdprod-086674.pdf

 

"Fish-Community Objectives for Lake Huron - April 1995"  Great Lakes Fishery Commission Special Publication 95-1, May 2014   42 pages

https://dr6j45jk9xcmk.cloudfront.net/documents/2633/stel02-198020.pdf

 

"The State of Lake Huron in 1999 - December 2005"  Great Lakes Fishery Commission Special Publication 05-02, May 2014   146 pages.

https://dr6j45jk9xcmk.cloudfront.net/documents/2634/stel02-198021.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry  "2017 Hunting Regulations Summary: Fall 2017 - Spring 2018"  Ontario Government, April 2017   104 pages

- for reference: current Ontario Hunting Regulations

https://www.ontario.ca/document/ontario-hunting-regulations-summary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moose

 

Ministry of Natural Resources  "Cervid Ecological Framework"  Ontario Government, June 2009   19 pages

- Document concerns how MNRF manages and protects 4 wild cervid species (moose, white-tailed deer, woodland caribou and American elk)

https://dr6j45jk9xcmk.cloudfront.net/documents/3086/263997.pdf

 

 

Moose Population Policy Documents

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry  "Moose Management Policy"  Ontario Government, June 2009   13 pages

https://dr6j45jk9xcmk.cloudfront.net/documents/3083/263991.pdf

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry  "Moose Population Objectives Setting Guidelines"  Ontario Government, June 2009   16 pages

https://dr6j45jk9xcmk.cloudfront.net/documents/3084/263993.pdf

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry  "Moose Harvest Management Guidelines"  Ontario Government, June 2009   27 pages

https://dr6j45jk9xcmk.cloudfront.net/documents/3085/263995.pdf

 

 

Moose Population Reports

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry "Estimated Resident Moose Hunting Activity and Harvest by Wildlife Management Unit (2006-2013)".  Ontario Government, July 2014  12 pages

- Information is organized by Wildlife Management Unit for the years 2006-2013

https://dr6j45jk9xcmk.cloudfront.net/documents/3602/estimated-resident-moose-hunting-activity-and.pdf

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry  "Moose Resource Report: Wildlife Management Unit 37"  Ontario Government, 2015   4 pages

http://files.ontario.ca/environment-and-energy/fish-and-wildlife/Moose-Resource-Report-WMU-37-Final-2014.pdf

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry  "Moose Resource Report: Wildlife Management Unit 38"  Ontario Government, 2015   4 pages

http://files.ontario.ca/environment-and-energy/fish-and-wildlife/Moose-Resource-Report-WMU-38-Final-2014.pdf

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry  "Moose Resource Report: Wildlife Management Unit 39"  Ontario Government, 2015   4 pages

http://files.ontario.ca/environment-and-energy/fish-and-wildlife/Moose-Resource-Report-WMU-39-Final-2014.pdf

 

For more information on MNRF Moose Population Management practices, visit:  https://www.ontario.ca/page/moose-population-management

 

 

Wolves

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry  "Strategy for Wolf Conservation in Ontario"  Ontario Government, June 2005   11 pages

https://dr6j45jk9xcmk.cloudfront.net/documents/3090/263811.pdf

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry  "State of Resources Reporting: Wolves in Ontario"  Ontario Government, February 2007   5 pages

https://dr6j45jk9xcmk.cloudfront.net/documents/2971/stel02-166014.pdf

 

 

 

Black Bears

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry "Estimated Provincial Black Bear Hunting Activity and Harvest by Wildlife Management Unit (2003-2013)"  Ontario Government, July 2014   14 pages

- Information is organized by Wildlife Management Unit for the years 2003-2013

https://www.ontario.ca/document/black-bear-hunting-summary

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry  "Backgrounder on Black Bears in Ontario"  Ontario Government, June 2009   44 pages

https://dr6j45jk9xcmk.cloudfront.net/documents/3088/274503.pdf

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry  "Framework for Enhanced Black Bear Management in Ontario"  Ontario Government, June 2009 

https://dr6j45jk9xcmk.cloudfront.net/documents/3087/274504.pdf

 

Bear Wise

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry "Prevent bear encounters (Bear Wise)"  Ontario Government, 2018 

https://www.ontario.ca/page/prevent-bear-encounters-bear-wise

 

 

White-Tailed Deer

 

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry "Estimated Resident White-tailed Deer Hunting Activity and Harvest by Wildlife Management Unit (2008-2013)"  Ontario Government, July 2014   14 pages

- Information is organized by Wildlife Management Unit for the years 2008-2013

https://dr6j45jk9xcmk.cloudfront.net/documents/3600/resident-white-tailed-deer-hunting-activity.pdf

 

"White-Tailed Deer Management Policy for Ontario"  Government of Ontario 

https://www.ontario.ca/page/white-tailed-deer-management-policy-ontario