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, 2017
2. Hunt RiverUCClosedSeptember 15, 2017
3. Adlatok RiverUCClosedSeptember 15, 2017
4. Ujutok River & tributary streamsUCClosedSeptember 15, 2017
5. Little Bay River & tributary streamsUCClosedSeptember 15, 2017
6. Big RiverUCClosedSeptember 15, 2017
7. Michael’s RiverUCClosedSeptember 15, 2017
8. Tom Luscombe River & tributary streamsUCClosedSeptember 15, 2017
9. Double Mer & tributary streamsUCClosedSeptember 15, 2017
Zone 2 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
10. Eagle RiverUCClosedSeptember 15, 2017
11. Sand Hill River & tributary streamsUCClosedSeptember 15, 2017
12. Reid’s Pond River & Reid’s PondUCClosedSeptember 15, 2017
13. Hawke RiverUCClosedSeptember 15, 2017
14. Gilbert River2ClosedSeptember 15, 2017
15. Shinney’s River2ClosedSeptember 15, 2017
16. St. Mary’s River2ClosedSeptember 15, 2017
178. St. Charles River & tributaries2ClosedSeptember 15, 2017
179. St. Lewis River & tributaries2ClosedSeptember 15, 2017
180. Port Marnham Brook & tributaries2ClosedSeptember 15, 2017
181. Alexis River & tributaries2ClosedSeptember 15, 2017
182. Black Bear River & tributariesUCClosedSeptember 15, 2017
183. Paradise River & tributaries2ClosedSeptember 15, 2017
184. White Bear River & tributariesUCClosedSeptember 15, 2017
185. Dykes River & tributaries2ClosedSeptember 15, 2017
186. North River & tributariesUCClosedSeptember 15, 2017
Zone 3 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
17. Western Brook, Hare Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
18. Ariege or Salmon River, including Southwest Brook and Rose’s Brook, Hare Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
19. Easter Brook, Canada Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
20. Northeast Book & tributary streams, Canada Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
21. Western Brook or Beaver Brook, Canada Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
22. Northwest Brook, Canada Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
23. Cloud River, Canada Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
24. Soufletts River, Harbour Deep0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
25. Little Harbour Deep0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
26. Coney Arm River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
27. * Sop’s Arm River, including Main, Doucer’s, Natlin’s, Corner Brook, and all tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
28. Hampden River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
29. Wild Cove Brook, White Bay0ClosedJuly 19, 2017
30. Western Arm Brook, White Bay0ClosedJuly 19, 2017
31. Middle Arm Brook, White Bay0ClosedJuly 19, 2017
32. Southern Arm Brook, White Bay0ClosedJuly 19, 2017
33. Baie Verte River & tributaries0ClosedJuly 19, 2017
34. Woodstock River0ClosedJuly 19, 2017
Zone 4 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
35. * Burlington River0ClosedJuly 19, 2017
36. Indian River, Hall’s Bay, including Burnt Berry Brook below falls, Davis Brook and Black Brook0ClosedJuly 19, 2017
37. West River, Hall’s Bay, including Rowsell’s Brook & Barney’s Brook0ClosedJuly 19, 2017
38. South Brook, Hall’s Bay & tributary streams0ClosedJuly 19, 2017
39. Tommy’s Arm River & tributary streams0ClosedJuly 19, 2017
40. Northwest Arm Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
41. Western Arm River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
42. Leamington River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
43. Charles Brook, Bay of Exploits0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
44. Northern Arm River, Bay of Exploits0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
45. Peter’s River, Bay of Exploits0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
46. Exploits River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
All Exploits watershed above Red Indian Lake dam
0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Main stem of mid-Exploits from Grand Falls fishway to Red Indian Lake dam
0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Main stem, from Stoney Brook to Exploits Bay
0ClosedOctober 7, 2017
Tributaries below Grand Falls fishway
0ClosedJuly 20, 2017
Tributaries of mid-Exploits from Grand Falls fishway to Red Indian Lake dam
0ClosedJuly 20, 2017
47. Rattling Brook downstream from the power house0ClosedJune 1, 2017
48. * Campbellton River & tributaries, including Neyles Brook & Indian Arm River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
49. Dog Bay Rivers, including Southwest Brook & all tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
50. * Gander River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
All other tributaries of the Main Stem and Southwest Gander
0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Main Stem below Gander Lake
0ClosedOctober 7, 2017
Northwest Gander tributary
0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Waters above Big Dead Wolf Falls,.including Waters and Caribou Brook (tributary Southwest Gander)
0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Waters above Great Gull Falls on Great Gull River (tributary Northwest Gander)
0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
51. * Ragged Harbour River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
52. Anchor Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
53. * Deadman’s Bay River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
54. Windmill Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Zone 5 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
55. Northwest Brook, Indian Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
56. Indian Bay River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
57. Northwest Brook, Trinity, Bonavista Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
58. Traverse Brook & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
59. Middle Brook, including Square Pond Brook & Burnt Pond Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
60. Gambo River & tributary streams, including Mint Brook, Narrows, Triton Brook, Riverhead Brook & Parsons Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
61. Northwest Brook, Alexander Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
62. * Terra Nova River & tributaries, including Maccles Brook, 0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
63. * Northwest Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams-ClosedJune 1, 2016
64. Salmon Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
65. Southwest Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Zone 6 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
66. Salmon Cove River, Trinity Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
67. Trouty River, Trinity Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
68. Pope’s Harbour River, Trinity Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
69. * Shoal Harbour River, Trinity Bay & tributaries0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
70. Deer Harbour River & tributary streams, Trinity Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
72. Bellevue River, Trinity Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Zone 7 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
72. Salmon Cove River, Conception Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
73. North River, Conception Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
74. South River, Conception Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
75. North Arm River, Holyrood0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Zone 8 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
76. Renews River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Zone 9 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
77. Biscay Bay River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
78. * Northeast Brook, Trepassey-ClosedJune 1, 2016
79. * Northwest Brook, Trepassey0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
80. Peter’s River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
81. Salmonier River, including Back River below falls0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
82. Colinet River, including north and east branches0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
83. Rocky River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
84. North Harbour River, St. Mary’s Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
85. Little Salmonier River, St. Mary’s Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
86. Big Barachois Brook, St. Mary’s Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
87. Branch River, St. Mary’s Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Zone 10 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
88. Great Barasway0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
89. South East River (Placentia) &tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
90. Northeast River, Placentia0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
91. * Come By Chance River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
92. Watson’s Brook, Placentia Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
93. North Harbour River, Placentia Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
94. Black River, Placentia Bay below falls0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
95. Piper’s Hole River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
96. Nonsuch Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
97. Cape Rodger River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
98. Bay de l’Eau River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
99. * Red Harbour River, Northeast &Northwest branches & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
100. West Brook, North West Arm, Mortier Bay, & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
101. Tide’s Brook, Mortier Bay, including Main Brook, Shearstick Brook &tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
102. Salmonier River, Burin0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
103. Little St. Lawrence River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
104. Lawn River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
105. Taylor’s Bay River, Burin Peninsula & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
106. Salmonier Lamaline River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
107. Piercey’s Brook & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Zone 11 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
108. Grand Bank Brook & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
109. Garnish River, including Lower Garnish & Upper or Black River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
110. Long Harbour River & tributary streams, Fortune Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
111. Bay du Nord River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
112. Simmons Brook & tributary streams, Cinq Island Bay, Fortune Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
113. Southwest Brook & tributary streams, Cinq Island Bay, Fortune Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
114. Old Bay Brook, Bay de l’Eau0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
115. Taylor’s Bay Brook, Bay de l’Eau0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
116. * Conne River & tributary streams, including Bernard’s Brook & Twillick Brooks, Bay d’Espoir0ClosedJune 1, 2016
117. Long Reach Brook, East Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
118. Allen’s Cove Brook, Facheau Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
119. Bottom Brook, Facheau Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
120. Hare Bay Rivers, Southwest Coast0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
121. Grey River, including Salmon Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
122. White Bear River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
123. Bay de Lupe River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
124. King’s Harbour River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Zone 12 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
125. Grandy’s River, including Top Pond Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
126. Cinq Cerf River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
127. East Bay Brook, La Poile0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
128. La Poile River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
129. Farmer’s Arm River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
130. Garia River, including North West Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
131. * Burnt Island River (Grandy’s Brook)0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
132. Isle aux Morts River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
133. Grand Bay River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
134. North West Brook, Grand Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Zone 13 River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
135. Bear Cove River, including Billy’s Pond Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
136. Little Codroy River, including Cooper’s Brook, Southern Brook & Western Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
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 Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
138. * Highlands River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
139. * Crabbe’s River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
140. * Middle Barachois River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
141. * Robinson’s River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
142. Fischell’s Brook & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
143. Flat Bay Brook & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
144. * Little Barachois Brook & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
145. * Southwest and Bottom Brooks & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
146. * Harry’s River, including Spruce Brook, Little George’s, Meadows Brook, Pinch Gut River, Stag Hill Brook & Gull Pond Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
147. Fox Island River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
148. Serpentine River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
149. * Cook’s Brook-ClosedJune 1, 2016
150. Humber River & tributary streams, (including Adies Lake)0ClosedOctober 7, 2017
151. Hughes Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
152. Goose Arm River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Zone 14A River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
153. Trout River0ClosedJune 1, 2016
154. * Lomond Main River, (East Arm, Bonne Bay) including East Branch0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
155. * Deer Arm River0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
156. Western Brook & tributary streams0ClosedJune 1, 2016
157. Parsons Pond River & tributary .streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
158. Portland Creek River, including Brian’s Feeder0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
159. Portland Creek Feeder & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
160. * River of Ponds, including Kate’s Feeder, Big Feeder Brook, Spring Tilt Brook (below Spring Tilt Pond) & Big Gulch Brook0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
161. Little Brook Ponds & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
162. Torrent River & tributary streams0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
163. * East River, Hawke’s Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
164. Castor River, including Southwest Feeder0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
165. * St. Genevieve River, Ten Mile Lake, Round Lake and all their tributaries flowing into Ten Mile Lake and Round Lake0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
166. * West River, St. Barbe0ClosedJune 1, 2016
167. East River, St. Barbe0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
168. Big Brook, St. Barbe0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
169. Watson’s Brook, St. Barbe0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
170. Pincent’s Brook, Pistolet Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
171. * Parker’s River (West Brook), Pistolet Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
172. Bartlett’s Brook & tributary streams, Pistolet Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
173. Upper Brook, Milan Arm, Pistolet Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
174. East River, Pistolet Bay0ClosedSeptember 7, 2017
Zone 14B River Status
RiverClassStatus 1Date in Effect
175. Forteau River, including First Lake, Second Lake & Third Lake2ClosedSeptember 15, 2017
176. L’anse au Loup Brook2ClosedSeptember 15, 2017
177. Pinware River & tributaries, including Trout River & Country Cat River2ClosedSeptember 15, 2017