Anglers Guide 2014-2015

Trout

Brown Trout

Season Dates: February 1 - October 7, 2014

Condition: Non-Scheduled Waters
  • Princeton Brook, Bonavista Bay: coastal waters to head Princeton Pond.
  • Robin Hood Pond, Port Rexton: mouth up to Route 230.
  • Colliers Bay River, Thornlea area:  mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.
  • Chapel Arm River, Trinity Bay: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.
  • Spread Eagle River, Trinity Bay: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.
  • South Dildo River, Trinity Bay: mouth upstream to upper side of bridge on Route 80.
  • New Harbour River, Trinity Bay: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.
  • Hopeall River, Trinity Bay: mouth upstream to outlet from Cobner’s Pond.
  • Green’s Harbour River, Trinity Bay: mouth to head of Scotch Pond.
  • Whiteway River, Trinity Bay: mouth upstream to first pond.
  • Heart’s Delight River, Trinity Bay: mouth upstream to first pond.
  • Heart’s Content Brook, Trinity Bay: mouth upstream to first pond.
  • Harry’s Pond, on Salmon Cove River, Conception Bay.
  • Island Pond Brook, Conception Bay: mouth to head of Rossiter’s Pond.
  • Shearstown River, Conception Bay: mouth to 1 kilometre upstream, excluding that portion 10m above the Conception Bay Highway Bridge, downstream 10m below the Conception Bay Highway Bridge.
  • North River, Conception Bay: from Newell’s Road, downstream to bait-and-spinner signs near railway trestle.
  • South River, Conception Bay: from ‘the Motion’, down to baitand- spinner signs near Route 70 highway.
  • Avondale River, Conception Bay: mouth to power line. Indian Pond, Holyrood, Conception Bay: mouth to head of the pond.
  • Colliers River, Conception Bay: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream. Seal Cove River, Conception Bay: mouth to head of Seal Cove Pond.
  • Lower Gullies River, Conception Bay: mouth upstream to Conception Bay Highway.
  • Kelligrews River, Conception Bay: mouth upstream to Conception Bay Highway.
  • Manuels River, Conception Bay: mouth upstream to falls.
  • Topsail River, Conception Bay: mouth upstream to culvert on Topsail Beach Road.
  • Quidi Vidi River: harbour entrance upstream to the first falls.
  • Waterford River: mouth upstream to where river exits Bowering Park.
  • Stone Ducky Brook (Bay Bulls): mouth upstream to dam.
  • Witless Bay River: mouth upstream to 25 metres below the power house.
  • Cape Broyle River: mouth to one kilometre upstream.
  • Mobile River: mouth upstream to power house.
  • Aquaforte River: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.
  • Chance Cove River, Southern Shore: mouth to one kilometre upstream.

Season Dates: September 8 - October 7, 2014

Condition: Scheduled Waters
  • Shoal Harbour River: coastal waters to a point 23 metres below dam.
  • Salmon Cove River, Conception Bay: mouth to one kilometre upstream.
  • North River, Conception Bay: mouth to one kilometre upstream.
  • South River, Conception Bay: mouth to one kilometre upstream.
  • Renews River: mouth to Southern Shore Highway.
  • Biscay Bay River: mouth to Flat Rock Pool.
  • Salmonier River: mouth to Vicker’s Road.
  • Colinet River: mouth to The Whirlpool, head of Colinet Pond.
  • North Harbour River, St. Mary’s Bay: mouth to spawning channel at SAEN road.
  • Northeast Placentia River: mouth to 30 metres below the fishway.
  • Southeast River, Placentia: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.
  • Come by Chance River: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.
  • Pipers Hole River: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.

Brown Trout: Additional Measures

Retention of brown trout permitted on these scheduled salmon rivers June 1–October 7. Only brown trout may be retained on these scheduled rivers from September 8–October 7.

Valid salmon licence required when angling for brown trout on scheduled salmon rivers at all times.

Barbless hooks required only on scheduled portions of rivers.