Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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Salmon River Closures in Salmon Fishing Area 2

DFO advises anglers of the following closures to all angling until further notice, effective one hour after sunset on August 3, 2023:

16. St. Mary’s River
178. St. Charles River & tributaries
179. St. Lewis River & tributaries
180. Port Marnham Brook & tributaries

For more information please visit the In Season River Status website  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General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-180 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-191 comes into effect at 1800 hours on August 3, 2023.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