Riding Mountain National Park

Restricted activities: Bait restriction

Issued: May 18, 2022

Pursuant to subsection 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, which are stated as follows:

7(1). The superintendent may, where it is necessary for the proper management of the Park to do so, designate certain activities, uses or entry and travel in areas in a Park as restricted or prohibited.

Bait restriction

The use or possession of leeches for the purposes of angling are prohibited in all waters within Riding Mountain National Park.

Due to the increased risk of spreading microscopic zebra mussel veligers (larvae) via natural bait, the use and possession of leeches is prohibited.


Start date: 2020-05-03

End date: Until further notice