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Recording and weighing a fishing cabin

  Cabins registration To enter the fishing villages, the registration in the City of Saguenay registers is mandatory. For more information, visit Saguenay’s website.

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Cabin weighing

The owners who would like to weigh their cabin, in order to know the corresponding category, will have to:

  • Have a certificate of registration from City of Saguenay (Division des permis, programmes et inspections);
  • Make sure that the plate with the registration number is installed on the fishing cabin.

The weighing takes place at 2225, rue de la Fonderie, Chicoutimi.

Instructions before going to the weighing site:

  • The cost for weighing is $ 30 taxes included;
  • The cost can be paid in cash only;
  • Operations begin on November 1st, 2018;
  • Operation hours are from 8 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday inclusively.

The completed and signed form will be sent by the operator to the concerned municipal service. A new registration certificate will be sent to the owner with the actual weight category.

Source: City of Saguenay, 2018

Weights and dimensions chart

 

Effective ice thickness Size Corresponding weight

Centimeters

Inches Square feet Square feet Kilograms Pounds
30 12 100 9,3 2 182 4 807
32,5 13 110 10,2 2 356 5 183
35 14 120 11,1 2 528 5 562
37,5 15 140 13 2 891 6 360
40 16 160 14,9 3 254 7 159
42,5 17 180 16,7 3 598 7 916
45 18 215 20 4 229 9 303
Courtesy: City of Saguenay

Rules 2018-2019

The ice fishing villages of La Baie are under the jurisdiction of the City of Saguenay.

View the rules

Courtesy: City of Saguenay

Construction guide entitled Construire sa cabane (Build Your Own Cabin)

Would you like to build your own fishing cabin? Consult this guide for all the tips and tricks.

Read the guide

Map of Authorized Fishing Zones

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