Salmon Rivers Closing in Zones 5 and 6

DFO advises anglers that due to extremely high water temperatures and/or low water levels, the following rivers will be restricted to morning angling only effective one hour after sunset on Tuesday August 27, 2019.

During this period, angling is permitted from one hour before sunrise to 10:00 am each day, and will be closed to angling from 10:01 am to one hour before sunrise on the following day.

The rivers will reopen as conditions improve. Please refer to page 16 of the 2019 Angler's Guide for further information on the 2019 environmental protocol.


Zone 5

55. Northwest Brook, Indian Bay

56. Indian Bay River & tributary streams

57. Northwest Brook, Trinity, Bonavista Bay

58. Traverse Brook & tributary streams

59. Middle Brook, including Square Pond Brook & Burnt Pond Brook

60. Gambo River & tributary streams, including Mint Brook, Narrows, Triton Brook, Riverhead Brook & Parsons Brook

61. Northwest Brook, Alexander Bay

62. Terra Nova River & tributaries, including Maccles Brook

64. Salmon Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams

65. Southwest Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams


Zone 6

66. Salmon Cove River, Trinity Bay

67. Trouty River, Trinity Bay

68. Pope's Harbour River, Trinity Bay

69. Shoal Harbour River, Trinity Bay & tributaries

70. Deer Harbour River & tributary streams, Trinity Bay


For more information please visit the In-Season River Status Report at or call the Angling Line at 709-772-4423.


The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Orders 2019-227, 2019-228, 2019-229, 2019-230 and 2019-231 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2019-235, 2019-236, 2019-237, 2019-238 and 2019-239 come into effect at 1800 hours on August 27, 2019.


Chelsea Austin
Tel. (709) 772-4968