FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO ANGLERS

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September 5, 2019

Salmon Angling Season Closures

DFO reminds anglers of the following salmon angling season closures:

Insular Newfoundland: - Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14A will close to salmon angling on September 7, 2019.

- Fall catch and release salmon angling is permitted on the Lower Humber River and Gander River from September 8, 2019, to October 7, 2019. Retention of salmon is not permitted. Fall catch and release salmon angling is not permitted on the Lower Exploits River.

Labrador:

Zones 1, 2, and 14B will close to salmon angling on September 15, 2019.

Anglers are reminded to complete their Salmon Angling Log. Angling log data is an important tool in the stock assessment process. If you purchased a license and did not fish, it is important to let us know. If you did fish please record your daily angling activity as accurately as possible. Check the appropriate box and submit your form.

The Salmon Angling Log can be found online at www.nfl.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/NL/Angling

Play a part in conserving the resource. Submit your form today.

Contact:

Jackie Kean
Resource Manager
Tel. (709) 772-2045
E-mail: jackie.kean@dfo-mpo.gc.ca