Anglers’ Guide 2023-2024 – Annexes – Annex 8 –Brown Trout Scheduled and Non-Scheduled Waters and Additional Measures

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Annex 8 – Brown Trout Scheduled And Non-Scheduled Waters And Additional Measures

BROWN TROUT SCHEDULED AND NON-SCHEDULED WATERS AND ADDITIONAL MEASURES

Trout

Brown Trout

Season Dates: February 1 - October 7, 2023

Non-Scheduled Waters

  • Princeton Brook, Bonavista Bay: coastal waters to the head of Princeton Pond.
  • Robin Hood Pond, Port Rexton: mouth up to Route 230.
  • Colliers Bay River, Long Cove, Thornlea area: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.
  • Chapel Arm River, Trinity Bay: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.
  • Spread Eagle River, Trinity Bay: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.
  • South Dildo River, Trinity Bay: mouth upstream to upper side of bridge on Route 80.
  • New Harbour River, Trinity Bay: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.
  • Hopeall River, Trinity Bay: mouth upstream to outlet from Cobner’s Pond.
  • Green’s Harbour River, Trinity Bay: mouth to head of Scotch Pond.
  • Whiteway River, Trinity Bay: mouth upstream to first pond.
  • Heart’s Delight River, Trinity Bay: mouth upstream to first pond.
  • Heart’s Content Brook, Trinity Bay: mouth upstream to first pond.
  • Harry’s Pond, on Salmon Cove River, Conception Bay.
  • Island Pond Brook, Conception Bay: mouth to head of Rossiter’s Pond.
  • Shearstown River, Conception Bay: mouth to 1 kilometre upstream, excluding that portion 6 metres above the Conception Bay Highway Bridge, downstream 6 metres below the Conception Bay Highway Bridge.
  • North River, Conception Bay: from Newell’s Road, downstream to bait-and-spinner signs near railway trestle.
  • South River, Conception Bay: from ‘the Motion’, down to bait-and-spinner signs near Route 70 highway.
  • Avondale River, Conception Bay: mouth to power line.
  • Indian Pond, Holyrood, Conception Bay: mouth to head of Indian Pond.
  • Colliers River, Conception Bay: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.
  • Seal Cove River, Conception Bay: mouth to head of Seal Cove Pond.
  • Lower Gullies River, Conception Bay: mouth upstream to Conception Bay Highway.
  • Kelligrews River, Conception Bay: mouth upstream to Conception Bay Highway.
  • Manuels River, Conception Bay: mouth upstream to falls.
  • Topsail River, Conception Bay: mouth upstream to culvert on Topsail Beach Road.
  • Quidi Vidi River: harbour entrance upstream to dam below Quidi Vidi Lake.
  • Waterford River: mouth upstream to where river exits Bowering Park.
  • Stone Ducky Brook (Bay Bulls): mouth upstream to dam.
  • Witless Bay River: mouth upstream to 25 metres below the power house.
  • Cape Broyle River: mouth to 1 kilometre upstream.
  • Mobile River: mouth upstream to power house.
  • Aquaforte River: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.
  • Chance Cove River, Southern Shore: mouth to 1 kilometre upstream.

Season Dates: September 8 - October 7, 2023

Scheduled Waters
  • Shoal Harbour River: coastal waters to a point 25 metres below dam.
  • Salmon Cove River, Conception Bay: mouth to 1 kilometre upstream.
  • North River, Conception Bay: mouth to 1 kilometre upstream.
  • South River, Conception Bay: mouth to 1 kilometre upstream.
  • Renews River: mouth to Southern Shore Highway.
  • Biscay Bay River: mouth to Flat Rock Pool.
  • Salmonier River: mouth to Vicker’s Road.
  • Colinet River: mouth to The Whirlpool, head of Colinet Pond.
  • North Harbour River, St. Mary’s Bay: mouth to spawning channel at SAEN road.
  • Northeast River, Placentia: mouth to 30 metres below the fishway.
  • Southeast River, Placentia: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.
  • Come by Chance River: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.
  • Pipers Hole River: mouth to ½ kilometre upstream.

Additional Measures

Retention of brown trout permitted on these scheduled salmon rivers June 1–October 7, 2023. Only brown trout may be retained on these scheduled rivers from September 8 – October 7, 2023.

Valid salmon licence required when angling for brown trout on scheduled salmon rivers at all times.

Barbless hooks required only on scheduled portions of rivers.