Regulations & Legislations
Regulations Changes

Change Burbot Limits in Yukon Lakes (3 per day, and 6 in possession)




Yukon Government



Initial submission date:

May 1, 2019

Subsequent submission date:

Summary of proposed regulation change:

Change burbot regulations:

  • Current regulations: 10 burbot per day, 20 burbot in possession
  • Proposed regulations: 3 burbot per day, 6 burbot in possession


Change setline license conditions:

  • Current license conditions: maximum 10 hooks at any one time
  • Proposed license conditions: maximum 3 hooks at any one time

Board recommendation:

The Board recommended the Minister accept the proposal.

Status of Board recommendation:

The Minister of Environment accepted the Board’s recommendation.

Outcome in regulation:

This regulation change has been enacted in legislation (December 1, 2020) and came into immediate effect during the 2020-2021 ice fishing season.