Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Trout Season Opening in Insular Newfoundland

DFO advises that the 2022 summer trout season for Zone 1 (insular Newfoundland) opens on May 15, 2022, and will remain open until September 7, 2022.

Special trout management areas opening on June 1 include Southwest Pond, Otter Pond, Coaker's Steady, Adies Lake, 10 Mile Lake (Northern Peninsula) and Round Lake (Northern Peninsula).

Bag limits and possession limits for insular Newfoundland remain the same: daily bag limit for trout (includes speckled trout, brown trout, rainbow trout and ouananiche) is 12 trout or 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.

The 2022-23 Angler's Guide is available online at: Anglers' Guide 2023-2024

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Orders 2021-255, 2021-256, 2021-258, and 2021-264 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2022-050, 2022-051, 2022-052, and 2022-053 come into effect on May 12, 2022.

"Notices to Fish Harvesters" for all commercial fisheries are now available online under the Fishery Notices link on the DFO NL Region webpage at Newfoundland and Labrador Region

If you would like to have all "Notices to Fish Harvesters" for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact:

For information, contact:

Jackie Kean
Resource Manager
Tel. (709) 689-8246