2016-2017 Atlantic Salmon, Plamu, Conservation Harvesting Plan

The Mikmaq 2016-2017 Atlantic Salmon, Plamu, Conservation Harvesting Plan is available for viewing.

The Membertou community allocation for 2016-2017 harvest season is 65 MSW and 26 grilse in the Margaree river. Harvest season for MSW are from June 1 till December 31, 2016.

All other rivers in Cape Breton are closed due to conservation requirements not being met.

Salmon tags are available, contact Lance Paul at the Natural Resources Office at (902)567-2018.

All harvesters must carry and be able to produce a valid certificate of Indian Status card issued from the Membertou Band while participation in harvest activities.

If anyone has any questions, please give Lance Paul a call  or drop into the office at (902) 567-2018.

If any Band members are interested in participating in harvesting activities please call the office and leave your name.


The ammended communal Salmon fishing license for food, social and ceremonial (FSC) fisheries for Membertou (June 1, 2016, to May 31, 2017) can be viewed here.