Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Notice Number
Issue Date

Salmon Rivers Re-Opening in Salmon Fishing Areas 3, 4, 13 and 14A

DFO advises anglers that the following rivers will re-open to normal angling hours as of one hour before sunrise on August 4, 2023.

18. Ariege or Salmon River including Southwest Brook and Rose’s Brook, Hare Bay.

36. Indian River, Hall’s Bay, including Burnt Berry Brook below falls, Davis Brook and Black Brook

SFA 13
139. *Crabbe’s River & tributary streams    
140. *(Middle) Barachois River & tributary streams    
141. *Robinson’s River & tributary streams    
142. Fischell’s Brook & tributary streams
150. Humber River & tributary streams (Upper Humber River & tributaries from the headwaters to outflow into Deer lake including Tributaries)
152. Goose Arm River

154. *Lomond Main River, (East Arm, Bonne Bay) including East Branch
164. Castor River, including Southwest Feeder
165. *St. Genevieve River, Ten Mile Lake, Round Lake, and all their tributaries flowing into Ten Mile Lake and Round Lake

*indicates river has closed sections (reference Anglers’ Guide 2023-24)

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and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Orders 2023-181, 2023-182, 2023-183, 2023-184, and 2023-185 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2023-186, 2023-187, 2023-188, 2023-189, and 2023-190 come into effect at 1800 hours on August 3, 2023. 

“Notices to Anglers” 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 Anglers” for fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact 

For information, contact:

Connie Dobbin-Vincent
Resource Manager
Tel. (709) 730-4173