FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

 


NOTICE TO ANGLERS

 

 

na.17.004

 

2017/5/12

 

Trout Season Opening in Insular Newfoundland

DFO advises that the 2017 summer trout season for Zone 1 (insular Newfoundland) opens on May 15, 2017, and will remain open until September 7, 2017.

Bag limits and possession limits for insular Newfoundland remain unchanged from 2016: daily bag limit for trout (includes speckled trout, brown trout, rainbow trout and ouananiche) is 12 trout or 5 pounds (2.25 kg) + 1 trout, round weight (which can be a combination of any of the species - speckled, brown, rainbow, ouananiche); possession limit is twice the daily bag limit.

Special trout management areas opening on May 15, 2017 include Indian Bay Watershed, Northwest Brook Watershed, Middle Brook Watershed and Jonathan's Brook Watershed.

Special trout management areas opening on June 1 include Southwest Pond, Otter Pond, Coaker’s Steady, Star Lake, Adies Lake, 10 Mile Lake (Northern Peninsula) and Round Lake (Northern Peninsula).

Refer to the Angler's Guide for details on management measures affecting these areas.

The Angler's Guide will be available on-line at:

www.nfl.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/NL/AG/anglersguide

If you would like to have all "Notices to Anglers" for recreational fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact: paul.shea@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

 

Contact:

For information, contact: 
Jackie Kean
A/Resource Manager
Fisheries Management Branch
Tel. (709) 772-2045
E-mail: jackie.kean@dfo-mpo.gc.ca