In-Season River Status

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  • Class 6
  • Class 4
  • Class 2
  • Class 0
  • Unclassified
  • Closed (special management measures may apply)

* Indicates river has closed sections. Please Closed for the Season section

1 All rivers noted as "Open" will open one hour before sunrise on the effective date. All rivers noted as "Closed" or "Partial Closure" will close effective one hour after sunset on the effective date. If a river is partially closed during the season, please contact the DFO Angling Line at 709-772-4423 or your local DFO detachment for a detailed description of the closure. Please refer to the "Watershed Management Plans" and "Closed for the Season" sections of the Anglers Guide for more details on partial sections of rivers closed for the entire season.

Zone 1 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
1. Flowers River & tributary streamsUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
2. Hunt RiverUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
3. Adlatok RiverUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
4. Ujutok River & tributary streamsUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
5. Little Bay River & tributary streamsUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
6. Big RiverUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
7. Michael’s RiverUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
8. Tom Luscombe River & tributary streamsUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
9. Double Mer & tributary streamsUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
Zone 2 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
10. Eagle RiverUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
11. Sand Hill River & tributary streamsUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
12. Reid’s Pond River & Reid’s PondUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
13. Hawke RiverUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
14. Gilbert River2ClosedSeptember 15, 2015
15. Shinney’s River2ClosedSeptember 15, 2015
16. St. Mary’s River2ClosedSeptember 15, 2015
178. St. Charles River & tributaries2ClosedSeptember 15, 2015
179. St. Lewis River & tributaries2ClosedSeptember 15, 2015
180. Port Marnham Brook & tributaries2ClosedSeptember 15, 2015
181. Alexis River & tributaries2ClosedSeptember 15, 2015
182. Black Bear River & tributariesUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
183. Paradise River & tributaries2ClosedSeptember 15, 2015
184. White Bear River & tributariesUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
185. Dykes River & tributaries2ClosedSeptember 15, 2015
186. North River & tributariesUCClosedSeptember 15, 2015
Zone 3 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
17. Western Brook, Hare Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
18. Ariege or Salmon River, including Southwest Brook and Rose’s Brook, Hare Bay4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
19. Easter Brook, Canada Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
20. Northeast Book & tributary streams, Canada Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
21. Western Brook or Beaver Brook, Canada Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
22. Northwest Brook, Canada Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
23. Cloud River, Canada Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
24. Soufletts River, Harbour Deep2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
25. Little Harbour Deep2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
26. Coney Arm River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
27. * Sop’s Arm River, including Main, Doucer’s, Natlin’s, Corner Brook, and all tributary streams4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
28. Hampden River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
29. Wild Cove Brook, White Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
30. Western Arm Brook, White Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
31. Middle Arm Brook, White Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
32. Southern Arm Brook, White Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
33. Baie Verte River & tributaries2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
34. Woodstock River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Zone 4 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
35. * Burlington River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
36. Indian River, Hall’s Bay, including Burnt Berry Brook below falls, Davis Brook and Black Brook4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
37. West River, Hall’s Bay, including Rowsell’s Brook & Barney’s Brook2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
38. South Brook, Hall’s Bay & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
39. Tommy’s Arm River & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
40. Northwest Arm Brook2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
41. Western Arm River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
42. Leamington River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
43. Charles Brook, Bay of Exploits2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
44. Northern Arm River, Bay of Exploits2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
45. Peter’s River, Bay of Exploits2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
46. Exploits River & tributary streams ClosedOctober 7, 2015
All Exploits watershed above Red Indian Lake dam
0ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Main stem of mid-Exploits from Grand Falls fishway to Red Indian Lake dam
2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Main stem, from Stoney Brook to Exploits Bay
6ClosedOctober 7, 2015
Tributaries below Grand Falls fishway
4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Tributaries of mid-Exploits from Grand Falls fishway to Red Indian Lake dam
2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
47. Rattling Brook downstream from the power house-ClosedJune 1, 2015
48. * Campbellton River & tributaries, including Neyles Brook & Indian Arm River & tributary streams4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
49. Dog Bay Rivers, including Southwest Brook & all tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
50. * Gander River & tributary streams ClosedOctober 7, 2015
All other tributaries of the Main Stem and Southwest Gander
2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Main Stem below Gander Lake
6ClosedOctober 7, 2015
Northwest Gander tributary
4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Waters above Big Dead Wolf Falls,.including Waters and Caribou Brook (tributary Southwest Gander)
0ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Waters above Great Gull Falls on Great Gull River (tributary Northwest Gander)
0ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
51. * Ragged Harbour River & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
52. Anchor Brook4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
53. * Deadman’s Bay River & tributary streams4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
54. Windmill Brook2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Zone 5 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
55. Northwest Brook, Indian Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
56. Indian Bay River & tributary streams4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
57. Northwest Brook, Trinity, Bonavista Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
58. Traverse Brook & tributary streams4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
59. Middle Brook, including Square Pond Brook & Burnt Pond Brook4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
60. Gambo River & tributary streams, including Mint Brook, Narrows, Triton Brook, Riverhead Brook & Parsons Brook4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
61. Northwest Brook, Alexander Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
62. * Terra Nova River & tributaries, including Maccles Brook, 2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
63. * Northwest Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams-ClosedJune 1, 2015
64. Salmon Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
65. Southwest Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Zone 6 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
66. Salmon Cove River, Trinity Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
67. Trouty River, Trinity Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
68. Pope’s Harbour River, Trinity Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
69. * Shoal Harbour River, Trinity Bay & tributaries2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
70. Deer Harbour River & tributary streams, Trinity Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
72. Bellevue River, Trinity Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Zone 7 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
72. Salmon Cove River, Conception Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
73. North River, Conception Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
74. South River, Conception Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
75. North Arm River, Holyrood0ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Zone 8 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
76. Renews River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Zone 9 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
77. Biscay Bay River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
78. * Northeast Brook, Trepassey-ClosedJune 1, 2014
79. * Northwest Brook, Trepassey2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
80. Peter’s River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
81. Salmonier River, including Back River below falls2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
82. Colinet River, including north and east branches2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
83. Rocky River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
84. North Harbour River, St. Mary’s Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
85. Little Salmonier River, St. Mary’s Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
86. Big Barachois Brook, St. Mary’s Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
87. Branch River, St. Mary’s Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Zone 10 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
88. Great Barasway2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
89. South East River (Placentia) &tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
90. Northeast River, Placentia2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
91. * Come By Chance River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
92. Watson’s Brook, Placentia Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
93. North Harbour River, Placentia Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
94. Black River, Placentia Bay below falls2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
95. Piper’s Hole River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
96. Nonsuch Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
97. Cape Rodger River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
98. Bay de l’Eau River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
99. * Red Harbour River, Northeast &Northwest branches & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
100. West Brook, North West Arm, Mortier Bay, & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
101. Tide’s Brook, Mortier Bay, including Main Brook, Shearstick Brook &tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
102. Salmonier River, Burin2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
103. Little St. Lawrence River & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
104. Lawn River & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
105. Taylor’s Bay River, Burin Peninsula & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
106. Salmonier Lamaline River & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
107. Piercey’s Brook & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Zone 11 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
108. Grand Bank Brook & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
109. Garnish River, including Lower Garnish & Upper or Black River & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
110. Long Harbour River & tributary streams, Fortune Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
111. Bay du Nord River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
112. Simmons Brook & tributary streams, Cinq Island Bay, Fortune Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
113. Southwest Brook & tributary streams, Cinq Island Bay, Fortune Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
114. Old Bay Brook, Bay de l’Eau2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
115. Taylor’s Bay Brook, Bay de l’Eau2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
116. * Conne River & tributary streams, including Bernard’s Brook & Twillick Brooks, Bay d’Espoir2ClosedJune 1, 2015
117. Long Reach Brook, East Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
118. Allen’s Cove Brook, Facheau Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
119. Bottom Brook, Facheau Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
120. Hare Bay Rivers, Southwest Coast2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
121. Grey River, including Salmon Brook2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
122. White Bear River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
123. Bay de Lupe River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
124. King’s Harbour River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Zone 12 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
125. Grandy’s River, including Top Pond Brook2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
126. Cinq Cerf River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
127. East Bay Brook, La Poile2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
128. La Poile River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
129. Farmer’s Arm River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
130. Garia River, including North West Brook2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
131. * Burnt Island River (Grandy’s Brook)2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
132. Isle aux Morts River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
133. Grand Bay River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
134. North West Brook, Grand Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Zone 13 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
135. Bear Cove River, including Billy’s Pond Brook2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
136. Little Codroy River, including Cooper’s Brook, Southern Brook & Western Brook2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
137. * Great Codroy River, including Broom Brook, Ryan’s Brook & Mullchingnic Brook; the North Branch of Great Codroy, including Upper Brook, Lower Brook & Crooked Brook; the South Branch of Great Codroy, including Bullhouse Brook4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
138. * Highlands River & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
139. * Crabbe’s River & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
140. * Middle Barachois River & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
141. * Robinson’s River & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
142. Fischell’s Brook & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
143. Flat Bay Brook & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
144. * Little Barachois Brook & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
145. * Southwest and Bottom Brooks & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
146. * Harry’s River, including Spruce Brook, Little George’s, Meadows Brook, Pinch Gut River, Stag Hill Brook & Gull Pond Brook2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
147. Fox Island River & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
148. Serpentine River & tributary streams2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
149. * Cook’s Brook-ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
150. Humber River & tributary streams, (including Adies Lake)6ClosedOctober 7, 2015
151. Hughes Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
152. Goose Arm River2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Zone 14A River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
153. Trout River-ClosedJune 1, 2015
154. * Lomond Main River, (East Arm, Bonne Bay) including East Branch4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
155. * Deer Arm River4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
156. Western Brook & tributary streams-ClosedJune 1, 2015
157. Parsons Pond River & tributary .streams4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
158. Portland Creek River, including Brian’s Feeder4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
159. Portland Creek Feeder & tributary streams4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
160. * River of Ponds, including Kate’s Feeder, Big Feeder Brook, Spring Tilt Brook (below Spring Tilt Pond) & Big Gulch Brook4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
161. Little Brook Ponds & tributary streams4ClosedSeptember 15, 2015
162. Torrent River & tributary streams4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
163. * East River, Hawke’s Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
164. Castor River, including Southwest Feeder4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
165. * St. Genevieve River, Ten Mile Lake, Round Lake and all their tributaries flowing into Ten Mile Lake and Round Lake4ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
166. * West River, St. Barbe-ClosedJune 1, 2015
167. East River, St. Barbe2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
168. Big Brook, St. Barbe2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
169. Watson’s Brook, St. Barbe2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
170. Pincent’s Brook, Pistolet Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
171. * Parker’s River (West Brook), Pistolet Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
172. Bartlett’s Brook & tributary streams, Pistolet Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
173. Upper Brook, Milan Arm, Pistolet Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
174. East River, Pistolet Bay2ClosedSeptember 7, 2015
Zone 14B River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
175. Forteau River, including First Lake, Second Lake & Third Lake2ClosedSeptember 15, 2015
176. L’anse au Loup Brook2ClosedSeptember 15, 2015
177. Pinware River & tributaries, including Trout River & Country Cat River2ClosedSeptember 15, 2015