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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2007


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 98/07

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 98/07

Open Season Big Game Moose Hunting Order,
Labrador, 2007-2008
under the
Wild Life Regulations
and the
Wild Life Act

(Filed September 11, 2007)

Under the authority of sections 38 and 114 of the Wild Life Regulations and the Wild Life Act, I make the following Order.

Dated at St. John’s, September 4, 2007.

Clyde Jackman
Minister of Environment and Conservation

ORDER

Analysis


        1.   Short title

        2.   Prohibition

        3.   Moose management areas

        4.   Open Season

        5.   Bag limit

        6.   Prohibition

        7.   Sunday hunting

        8.   Repeal

              Schedule


Short title

        1. This Order may be cited as the Open Season Big Game Moose Hunting Order, Labrador, 2007-2008.

Prohibition

        2. The taking of moose is prohibited throughout Labrador, except as provided for in this Order.

Moose management areas

        3. The moose management areas are as described in the Schedule.

Open Season

        4. The open seasons for moose hunting shall be

 

Area No.

Season Dates

48, 51, 52, 53, 57 and 58

Sept. 8, 2007-Jan.6 2008

49, 50, 53A, 54, 55, 56 and 85

Sept. 8, 2007-Mar. 16, 2008

59 and 60

Sept. 1,2007-Mar.16, 2008

Bag limit

        5. The bag limit shall be one moose per licence.

Prohibition

        6. A person shall not transport or possess any firearms under the authority of a valid game licence without being in possession of an outdoor identification card, or non-resident equivalent card, issued to that person.

Sunday hunting

         7 Hunting with a firearm on Sundays shall be permitted across the entire province, beginning November 4, 2007 and ending April 30, 2008 for the species and during the seasons as described in this Order..

Repeal

        8. The Open Season Big Game Moose Hunting Order, Labrador, 2005-2006, Newfoundland and Labrador Regulation 78/05, is repealed.


Schedule

             (a)  Area 48 - Wabush

All that area encompassed by a line commencing at the intersection of the Quebec-Labrador border and 53Ί 20' north latitude;

Then moving due east to the west shore of Lac Boujonnier;

Then following this shoreline in a southerly direction to the outflow of a river flowing to Bruce Lake;

Then following this river to Bruce Lake;

Then following the shorelines of Bruce Lake, Pegrum Lake, Nault Lake, Steers Lake, and the unnamed rivers interconnecting these lakes;

Then to the north shore of Shabogamo Lake;

Then following Shabogamo Lake to its intersection with 53° 18.5' north latitude;

Then due east to the Quebec North Shore and the Labrador Railway at Shabo;

Then following the railway in a generally southerly direction to Ross Bay Junction;

Then in a generally westerly direction to the east shore of Lac Emerillion;

Then following the shoreline of Lac Emerillion in a generally southerly direction to 66° 22' west longitude;

Then due south to the Labrador-Quebec border;

Then following the border in generally west and north directions to the point of commencement.

 

             (b)  Area 49 - Lower Mecatina

All that area of Labrador bounded by a line commencing at the southeast corner of Area 59;

Then following 59° 50’ west longitude south to the Quebec Labrador boundary, 52° 00’ north latitude;

Then following the Quebec-Labrador boundary due west to 61° 30’ west longitude;

Then following 61° 30’ west longitude due north to the southwest corner of Area 59;

Then following the south boundary of Area 59 to the point of commencement.

             (c)  Area 50 - Natashquan

All that area of Labrador bounded by a line commencing at the southeast corner of Area 60;

Then following the south boundary of Area 60 due west the east bank of the Romaine River;

Then following the east bank of the Romaine River, Quebec-Labrador boundary, in a southeasterly direction to the Labrador-Quebec boundary at 52° 00’ north latitude;

Then following 52° 00’ north latitude due east to the southeast corner of Area 49;

Then following the west border of Area 49 at 61° 30’ west longitude due north to the point of commencement.

             (d)  Area 51 - Grand Falls

All that area of Labrador bounded by a line commencing at the edge of the west bank of the Metchin River where the river intersects the Churchill Road;

Then following the edge of the west bank of the river in a generally northerly direction to its intersection with an unnamed lake at 53° 33’ north latitude, 63° 11’ west longitude;

Then following a straight line in a generally westerly direction to the summit of Lookout Mountain;

Then following a straight line in a generally northwesterly direction to the summit of an unnamed hill at elevation, 556 metres, 53° 41’ north latitude, 64° 29’ west longitude;

Then following a straight line in a general southwesterly direction to the intersection of Route 500 and Esker Road;

Then following Route 500 to where the transmission lines cross Route 500, west of the Ossokmanuan bridge;

Then following a straight line in a general southerly direction to the summit of an unnamed hill, elevation 673 metres, 53° 23’ north latitude, 65° 07’ west longitude;

Then following a straight line in a southeasterly direction to the intersection of the west bank of the Atikonak River and the 735 transmission line;

Then following a straight line in a northeasterly direction to the summit of an unnamed hill of elevation 643 metres, 53° 14’ north latitude, 64° 5’ west longitude;

Then following a straight line in a northeasterly direction to the summit of an unnamed hill at elevation 456 metres, 53° 11’ north latitude, 63° 14’ west longitude;

Then following a straight line in a generally easterly direction to 53° 12" north, 63° 30" west longitude;

Then following a straight line in a northerly direction to the west bank at the mouth of the Metchin River;

Then following the edge of the west bank of the river north to the point of commencement.

 

             (e)  Area 52 - Grand River

All that area of Labrador bounded by a line commencing at the southeast corner of Area 51, 53° 10’ north latitude, 63° 00’ west longitude;

Then following 63° 00’ west longitude due south to the intersection with 53° 00’ north latitude;

Then following a straight line in an easterly-southeasterly direction to the edge of the west bank of the Minipi River at 52° 46’ north latitude, 61° 30’ west longitude;

Then following 61° 30’ west longitude due north to the intersection with the edge of the north bank of the Churchill River;

Then following the north bank of the river to the west bank at the mouth of Penus River;

Then following the edge of the west bank of the Penus River to its intersection with 61° 30’ west longitude;

Then following 61° 30’ west longitude due north to the intersection with the edge of the south bank of the Goose River;

Then following a straight line in a westerly direction to the boundary of Area 51 at 53° 33’ north latitude, 63° 11’ west longitude;

Then following the boundary of Area 51 to its point on the west bank of the Metchin River at its outflow into Churchill River;

Then following a straight line in a southerly direction to 53° 12" north, 63° 30" west longitude;

Then following a straight line in an easterly direction to 53° 10" north, 63° 00" west longitude;

Then following a straight line in a southerly direction to the point of commencement.

              (f)  Area 53 - Muskrat Falls

All that area of Labrador bounded by a line commencing at the northeast corner of Area 52;

Then following a straight line in a northeasterly direction to the top of the 1225’ peak at Cape Law, on the southwest end of Grand Lake;

Then following a straight line in a southeasterly direction to the top of the 1445’ peak at Cape Caribou;

Then following a straight line in a southeasterly direction to the confluence of 53° 31.55’ north latitude and 60° 12.05’ longitude on the North West River Road;

Then following the North West River Road to the North West River Bridge at the crossing between Little Lake and North West Bight;

Then following the south, then east, shoreline of North West Bight to Sandy Point;

Then following a straight line in a southwesterly direction to the north shore of Churchill, Grand, River;

Then following the north shore of the Grand River to the intersection with the east boundary of Area 52;

Then following the east boundary of Area 52 due south to the point of commencement.

             (g)  Area 53A - Muskrat Falls

All that area of Labrador commencing at the southwest corner of Area 53;

Then following the south boundary of Area 53 in an easterly direction to North West Point;

Then following a straight line in an easterly direction to McLean Point;

Then following the eastern shoreline of Carter Basin to the confluence of Kenemich River;

Then following the edge of the east bank of Kenemich River to a point at 53° 14’ north latitude, 59° 50’ west longitude, where the Kenemich River turns to flow from a generally east-northeasterly direction from the Mealy Mountains;

Then following 59° 50’ west longitude, due south to 53° 10’ north latitude, 59° 50’ west longitude;

Then following a straight line to the confluence of Kenamu River and a river locally known as South Branch River;

Then following a straight line to the southeast corner of Area 52 at 52° 46’ north latitude, 61° 30’ west longitude;

Then following the east boundary of Area 52 due north to the point of commencement.

             (h)  Area 54 - Grand Lake

All that area of Labrador commencing at the northwest corner of Area 53 and following 61° 30’ west longitude due north to the edge of the north bank of the Wapustan River;

Then following a straight line to the confluence of Nipishish Lake and Crooked River;

Then following a straight line to the position 53° 45’ north latitude, 60° 15’ west longitude;

Then following a straight line to the summit of Sunday Hill in the town of North West River;

Then following a straight line to the south abutment of North West River;

Then following the North West River Road to the confluence of 53° 31.55 north latitude and 60° 12.5’ west longitude;

Then following the boundary of Area 53 to the point of commencement.

              (i)  Area 55 - Double Mer

All that area of Labrador bounded by a line commencing at the south abutment of the North West River Bridge and following the shore line of Hamilton Inlet in a generally northeasterly direction to the confluence of Groswater Bay and the edge of the east bank of Tom Luscombe Brook;

Then following a straight line to the northeast corner of Area 54 where Nipishish Lake flows into Crooked Brook;

Then following the east boundary of Area 54 generally in a southeasterly direction to the point of commencement, excluding all offshore islands.

              (j)  Area 56 - Kaipokok

All that area of Labrador bounded by a line commencing at the northeast corner of Area 54 where Nipishish Lake flows into the Crooked River;

Then following a straight line in a northwesterly direction to a point on the Kaipokok Lake at 54° 30' north latitude, 61° 00' west longitude;

Then proceeding in a straight line in a northeasterly direction to a point on the south bank of the Kanoiriktok River at 54° 49' 5" north latitude, 60° 30' west longitude;

Then proceeding in a straight line in an easterly direction to the 450 metre summit of Post Hill at 54° 53' 30" north latitude, 59° 45' west longitude;

Then following 59° 45' west longitude due south to the intersection with the north boundary of Area 55;

Then following the north boundary of Area 55, in a southwesterly direction, to the point of commencement.


             (k)  Area 57 - Paradise River

All that area of Labrador bounded by a line commencing at a point 52° 45’ north latitude, 58° 00’ west longitude;

Then following 58° 00’ west longitude due north to the intersection with 54° 00’ north latitude;

Then following 54° 00’ north latitude due east to the intersection with the Labrador Coast;

Then following the Labrador Coast in a generally southerly direction, including all the offshore islands, to the North Shore of Caplin Bay;

Then following the North Shore of Caplin Bay in a generally westerly direction to the intersection with 55° 55’ west longitude at 53° 07’ 20" north latitude;

Then following 53° 07’ 20" north latitude in a westerly direction to the intersection with 57° 00’ west longitude;

Then following a straight line in a southwesterly direction to the point of commencement.

              (l)  Area 58 - Alexis River

All that area of Labrador bounded by a line commencing at the southwest corner of Area 57 (as described in paragraph (k));

Then following 58° 00’ west longitude due south to the Labrador-Quebec border at 52° 00’ north latitude;

Then following the 52° 00’ north latitude due east to the Labrador coast;

Then following the Labrador coastline in a generally northerly direction, including all the offshore islands, to the north shore of Caplin Bay;

Then following the south boundary of Area 57 to the point of commencement.

            (m)  Area 59 - Upper Kenamu

All that area of Labrador bounded by a line commencing at the southeast corner of Area 53A, 53° 10' north latitude, 59° 50' west longitude;

Then following 59° 50' west longitude due south to 52° 30' north latitude;

Then following 52° 30' north latitude due west to 61° 30' west longitude;

Then following 61° 30' west longitude due north to the southwest corner of Area 53A;

Then following the south boundary of Area 53A to point of commencement.

             (n)  Area 60 - Upper Mecatina

All that area of Labrador bounded by a line commencing at the southeast corner of Area 52;

Then following the south boundaries of Areas 52 and 51 in a generally westerly direction to a point on the south boundary of Area 51 at the summit of an unnamed hill of elevation 9,643 metres, 53° 14’ north latitude, 64° 05’ west longitude;

Then following a straight line in a southeasterly direction to the east bank of the source of the Romaine River at 52° 52’ 5" north latitude, 63° 36’ 5" west longitude;

Then following the east bank of the Romaine River, Quebec-Labrador boundary, in a southerly direction to the intersection with 52° 30’ north latitude;

Then following 52° 30’ north latitude east to longitude 61° 30’ west;

Then following 61° 30’ west longitude due north to the point of commencement.

             (o)  Area 85 - Snegamook

All that area bounded by a line commencing at the outflow of Nipishish Lake at the Crooked River;

Then following in a north-northwesterly direction to the point at 54° 30’ North, 61° 00’ west;

Then in a northerly direction to 54° 41’ north, 61° 00’ west;

Then in a westerly direction to the unnamed river flowing into Mistinippi Lake at approximately 54° 41’ north, 61° 18’ west;

Then in a generally westerly direction on the south bank of the river to the western extremity of the unnamed lake at approximately 54° 44’ north, 61° 46’ west;

Then in a straight line in a north-northwesterly direction to the southern extremity of the unnamed lake at 54° 47’ north, 61° 48’ west;

Then in a generally northerly direction along the western shore of the above mentioned lake;

Then in a generally northerly, westerly then southerly directions along the unnamed river to approximately 54° 46’ north, 62° 00’ west;

Then in a westerly direction to 54° 46’ north, 62° 30’ west;

Then in a southerly direction to the Naskaupi River at approximately 54 ° 15’ north, 62° 30’ west;

Then in a generally easterly then southerly directions along the north bank of the Naskaupi River and Wuchusk Lake, and east bank of Naskaupi Lake to the confluence of the Wapustan and Naskaupi Rivers;

Then following a straight line in a general easterly direction to the point of commencement.