FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO ANGLERS
Trout Season Opening in Insular Newfoundland
DFO advises that the 2016 summer trout season for Zone 1 (insular Newfoundland) opens on May 15, 2016, and will remain open until September 7, 2016.
Bag limits and possession limits for insular Newfoundland remain unchanged from 2015:
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 management areas opening on May 15, 2016 include Indian Bay Watershed, Northwest Brook Watershed, Middle Brook Watershed and Jonathan's Brook Watershed.
Refer to the Angler's Guide for details on management measures affecting these areas. The Angler's Guide is available on-line at: www.nfl.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/NL/AG/anglersguide
Tel. (709) 772-2045
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