Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Notice Number
Issue Date

Salmon Rivers Re-opening in Zone 5 and 6

DFO advises anglers that the following rivers will re-open to normal angling hours as of one hour before sunrise on August 17, 2022.

Zone 5

#56 Indian Bay river & tributary streams

#57 Northwest Brook, Trinity, Bonavista Bay

#58 Traverse Brook & tributary streams

#59 Middle Brook, including Square Pond Brook & Burnt Pond Brook

#60 Gambo River & tributary streams, including Mint Brook, Narrows, Triton Brook, Riverhead Brook & Parsons Brook

#61 Northwest Brook, Alexander Bay

#62 *Terra Nova River & tributaries, including Maccles Brook

#64 Salmon Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams

#65 Southwest Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams

Zone 6

#66 Salmon Cove River, Trinity Bay

#67 Trouty River, Trinity Bay

#68 Pope’s Harbour River, Trinity Bay

#69 *Shoal Harbour River & tributaries, Trinity Bay

#70 Deer Harbour River & tributary streams, Trinity Bay

*indicates river has closed sections (reference Angler’s Guide 2022-23)

For more information please visit the In Season River Status website at In-Season River Status or call the Angling Line at 709-772-2045.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Orders 2022-178, 2022-179, 2022-180, 2022-181 and 2022-182 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2022-184, 2022-185, 2022-186, 2022-187 and 2022-188 come into effect at 1800 hours on August 16, 2022.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