Q: Is it legal to spear white sucker? If not, are there any fish that you can spear?
Robert Hodgson, Springfield
A: White sucker and common carp may be taken by spear during daylight hours only. Please see the Ontario Recreational Fishing Regulations Summary (pg. 15, Non-Angling Methods of Capturing Fish) for details on seasons and limits.
ANSWER BY: David Critchlow, Provincial Enforcement Specialist, MNRF
Originally published in Ontario OUT of DOORS’ 2022 Fishing Annual.
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