Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Notice Number
Issue Date

Salmon Rivers Re-Opening in Salmon Fishing Areas 3, 4, 9, 10, and 13

DFO advises anglers that the following rivers will re-open to normal angling hours as of one hour before sunrise on August 11, 2023.

26.  Coney Arm River
27. *Sop’s Arm River, including Main, Doucer’s, Natlin’s, Corner Brook and all tributary streams
28.  Hampden River

40.  Northwest Arm Brook 
41.  Western Arm River 
42.  Leamington River 
43.  Charles Brook, Bay of Exploits 
44.  Northern Arm River, Bay of Exploits 
45.  Peter's River, Bay of Exploits
48. *Campbellton River and tributaries, including Neyles Brook and Indian Arm River and tributary streams  

87.  *Branch River, St. Mary's Bay 

SFA 10
88.  Great Barasway 
89.   South East River (Placentia) & tributary streams 
90.  *Northeast River, Placentia 

SFA 13
144. *Little Barachois Brook and tributary streams 

*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and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Orders 2023-195, 2023-196, 2023-197, 2023-198, and 2023-199 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2023-200, 2023-201, 2023-202, 2023-203, and 2023-204 come into effect at 1800 hours on August 10, 2023.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