Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Notice Number
Issue Date

Salmon Rivers Re-Opening in Salmon Fishing Areas 4, 6, 7 and 8

DFO advises anglers that the following rivers will re-open to normal angling hours as of one hour before sunrise on August 16, 2023.

Salmon Fishing Area 4

#37. West River, Hall's Bay, including Rowsell's Brook & Barney's Brook

#38. South Brook, Hall's Bay & tributary streams

#39 Tommy's Arm River & tributary streams

#49 Dog Bay River, including Southwest Brook and all tributary streams

#50 Gander River tributaries

#51 Ragged Harbour River and tributary streams

#52 Anchor Brook

#53 Deadman’s Bay River and tributary streams

#54 Windmill Brook

Salmon Fishing Area 6

#71 Bellevue River, Trinity Bay

Salmon Fishing Area 7

#72 Salmon Cove River, Conception Bay

#75 North Arm River, Holyrood

Salmon Fishing Area 8

#76 Renews River

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and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Orders 2023-207, 2023-208, 2023-209, 2023-210, and 2023-211 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2023-216, 2023-217, 2023-218, 2023-219, and 2023-220 come into effect at 1800 hours on August 15, 2023.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:

Jackie Kean
Resource Manager
Tel. (709) 689-8246