Recreational Angling in Newfoundland and Labrador

Learn about recreational angling such as fishing regulations and licence information, responsible fishing practices and more.



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Integrated Fisheries Management Plans

We use integrated fisheries management plans (IFMP) to guide the conservation and sustainable use of fisheries resources.

Catch and Release Video

Practice safe and responsible release techniques to ensure salmon survival.  Watch the Best Practices for Catch and Release of Atlantic Salmon video.

Salmon Angling Log

Whether you fished or did not fish, please ensure you complete your salmon angling log.

River Status

Current list of in-season river openings and closures.

Other Species

Information on other species angled in Newfoundland and Labrador including Smelt, Artic Char, Northern Pike and Whitefish.