Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Notice Number
Issue Date

Salmon Rivers Re-Opening in Salmon Fishing Area 2

DFO advises anglers that the following rivers will re-open to normal angling hours as of one hour before sunrise on September 2, 2023.

Salmon Fishing Area 2:

13. Hawke River

14. Gilbert River

15. Shinney’s River

178. St. Charles River and tributaries

179. St. Lewis River and tributaries

180. Port Marnham Brook and tributaries

181. Alexis River and tributaries

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General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Order 2023-191 has been revoked and Variation Order 2023-247 comes into effect at 1800 hours on September 1, 2023.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