Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Notice Number
Issue Date

Salmon Rivers Re-Opening in Salmon Fishing Areas 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 12, 2023.

55. Northwest Brook, Indian Bay
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
64. Salmon Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams
65. Southwest Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams

66. Salmon Cove River, Trinity Bay
67. Trouty River, Trinity Bay
68. Pope’s Harbour River, Trinity Bay
69. *Shoal Harbour River, Trinity Bay & tributaries

*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and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Orders 2023-200, 2023-201, 2023-202, 2023-203, and 2023-204 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2023-207, 2023-208, 2023-209, 2023-210, and 2023-211 come into effect at 1800 hours on August 11, 2023.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