Anglers Guide 2017-2018

Trout

Rainbow Trout

Rainbow trout waters include a group of ponds and connecting streams in the Bauline, Portugal Cove, Torbay and Green’s Harbour areas. Season dates vary for scheduled and unscheduled rainbow trout waters as outlined.

Please note that in Bay d’Espoir the following rivers Hughes Brook, First Brook, Salmon Cove (East Bay), Northwest Brook, Southeast Brook and Little River are open year round to rainbow trout and daily bag limit does not apply.

Scheduled Rainbow Trout Waters

Bauline
  • Baird’s Pond and tributary streams.
  • Freshwater (Motion) Pond and tributary streams.
  • Ocean (Long) Pond and tributary streams.
  • Brock’s Head Pond and tributary streams.
  • Funnel Pond and tributary streams.
Portugal Cove
  • Beachy Cove Pond and tributary streams.
  • Clement’s Pond and tributary streams.
  • Hugh’s Pond and tributary streams.
  • Northeast Pond and tributary streams.
  • Blast Hole Pond and tributary streams.
  • Hogan’s Pond and tributary streams.
  • Mitchell’s Pond and tributary streams.
  • Oliver’s Pond and tributary streams.
  • Picco’s Pond South (Neary’s) and tributary streams.
  • Western Round Pond and tributary streams.
Torbay Area/Middle Cove Area
  • Gallows Cove Pond and tributary streams.
  • Little Gallows Cove Pond and tributary streams.
Green’s Harbour Area
  • Unnamed stream flowing between Scotch Pond and Green’s Harbour.
  • Scotch Pond and tributary streams.
  • Coopers Pond, excluding stream from Black Duck Pond to Coopers Pond, and tributary streams.
  • Cross Pond and tributary streams.
  • Little Coopers Pond and tributary streams.

Season Dates for Scheduled Waters

Season Dates: June 1–September 7, 2017

Condition: All species of trout may be retained in scheduled rainbow trout waters, Shoal Harbour River and Lower Shoal Harbour River as part of the daily bag limit.

Season Dates: September 8–October 7, 2017

Condition: Rainbow trout may be retained in scheduled rainbow trout waters, Shoal Harbour River: coastal water to a point 25 metres below dam.

Season Dates for Non-Scheduled Rainbow Trout Waters

Season Dates: Summer fishery: May 15 – September 7, 2017

Season Dates: Winter fishery: February 1 – April 15, 2018

Bauline
  • Bauline Rocky Pond.
  • Three Corner Pond.
  • Middle Three Island Pond.
  • Great Pond.
  • Three Island Pond.
  • Goose Pond.
  • Middle Pond.
  • Axes Pond.
  • Northwest Pond.
Torbay Area/Middle Cove Area
  • Jones Pond.