FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO ANGLERS

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May 26, 2017

 

Correction: 2017 Atlantic Salmon Recreational Fishery

DFO wishes to advise anglers that the 2017 seasons for the Atlantic Salmon recreational fishery are:

Insular Newfoundland - all rivers are open from June 1 to September 7, 2017.

Labrador - all rivers are open from June 15 to September 15, 2017.

Management measures will remain the same as 2016 with the exception of the following:

• South Brook, a small tributary of the Humber River, is changed from Class 6 to Class 0. 

• Section of Flat Bay Brook above the Look Out Brook run, upstream to its source is closed.

• Daily catch & release limit in Zone 1 (Labrador) is changed from four fish to eight fish.

 

Details on the regulations pertaining to bag limits, river classification, closed areas, and special management areas are contained in the 2017-2018 Angler's Guide which is available in booklet form or on-line at www.nfl.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/NL/AG/anglersguide

 The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Orders 2016-210,2017-004,-005,-006,and -007 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2017-063,-065,-066,and -067 come into effect on May 26, 2017.

 Contact:

Jackie Kean

A/Resource Manager

Tel. (709) 772-2045

E-mail: jackie.kean@dfo-mpo.gc.ca