In-Season River Status

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  • Class 6
  • Class 4
  • Class 2
  • Class 0
  • Unclassified
  • Closed (special management measures may apply)

* Indicates river has closed sections. Please Closed for the Season section

1 All rivers noted as "Open" will open one hour before sunrise on the effective date.

All rivers noted as “Morning Angling Only” will be open for angling from one hour before sunrise until 10:00 a.m. on the effective date.

All rivers noted as "Closed" or "Partial Closure" will close effective one hour after sunset on the effective date. “Morning Angling Only” rivers will close at 10:01am on the effective date. If a river is partially closed during the season, please contact the DFO Angling Line at 1-800-782-3058 or your local DFO detachment for a detailed description of the closure.

Please refer to the "Watershed Management Plans" and "Closed for the Season" sections of the Anglers Guide for more details on partial sections of rivers closed for the entire season.

Zone 1
River section Class Status Date in Effect
Zone 1 - Flowers River & tributary streams
UC Closed
Zone 1 - Hunt River
UC Closed
Zone 1 - Adlatok River
UC Closed
Zone 1 - Ujutok River & tributary streams
UC Closed
Zone 1 - Little Bay River & tributary streams
UC Closed
Zone 1 - Big River
UC Closed
Zone 1 - Michael's River
UC Closed
Zone 1 - Tom Luscombe River & tributary streams
UC Closed
Zone 1 - Double Mer & tributary streams
UC Closed
Zone 2
River section Class Status Date in Effect
Zone 2 - Eagle River
UC Closed
* Zone 2 - Sand Hill River & tributary streams
UC Closed
Zone 2 - Reid's Pond River & Reid's Pond
UC Closed
Zone 2 - Hawke River
UC Closed
Zone 2 - Gilbert River
2 Closed
Zone 2 - Shinney's River
2 Closed
Zone 2 - St. Mary's River
2 Closed
Zone 2 - St. Charles River & tributaries
2 Closed
Zone 2 - St. Lewis River & tributaries
2 Closed
Zone 2 - Port Marnham Brook & tributaries
2 Closed
Zone 2 - Alexis River & tributaries
2 Closed
Zone 2 - Black Bear River & tributaries
UC Closed
Zone 2 - Paradise River & tributaries
2 Closed
Zone 2 - White Bear River & tributaries
UC Closed
* Zone 2 - Dykes River & tributaries
2 Closed
Zone 2 - North River & tributaries
UC Closed
Zone 3
River section Class Status Date in Effect
Zone 3 - Western Brook, Hare Bay
2 Closed
Zone 3 - Ariege or Salmon River, including Southwest Brook and Rose's Brook, Hare Bay
4 Closed
Zone 3 - Easter Brook, Canada Bay
2 Closed
Zone 3 - Northeast Book & tributary streams, Canada Bay
2 Closed
Zone 3 - Western Brook or Beaver Brook, Canada Bay
2 Closed
Zone 3 - Northwest Brook, Canada Bay
2 Closed
Zone 3 - Cloud River, Canada Bay
2 Closed
Zone 3 - Soufletts River, Harbour Deep
2 Closed
Zone 3 - Little Harbour Deep
2 Closed
Zone 3 - Coney Arm River
2 Closed
* Zone 3 - Sop's Arm River, including Main, Doucer's, Natlin's, Corner Brook, and all tributary streams
4 Closed
Zone 3 - Hampden River
2 Closed
Zone 3 - Wild Cove Brook, White Bay
2 Closed
Zone 3 - Western Arm Brook, White Bay
2 Closed
Zone 3 - Middle Arm Brook, White Bay
2 Closed
Zone 3 - Southern Arm Brook, White Bay
2 Closed
Zone 3 - Baie Verte River & tributaries
2 Closed
Zone 3 - Woodstock River
2 Closed
Zone 4
River section Class Status Date in Effect
* Zone 4 - Burlington River
2 Closed
Zone 4 - Indian River, Hall's Bay, including Burnt Berry Brook below falls, Davis Brook and Black Brook
4 Closed
Zone 4 - West River, Hall's Bay, including Rowsell's Brook & Barney's Brook
2 Closed
Zone 4 - South Brook, Hall's Bay & tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 4 - Tommy's Arm River & tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 4 - Northwest Arm Brook
2 Closed
Zone 4 - Western Arm River
2 Closed
Zone 4 - Leamington River
2 Closed
Zone 4 - Charles Brook, Bay of Exploits
2 Closed
Zone 4 - Northern Arm River, Bay of Exploits
2 Closed
Zone 4 - Peter's River, Bay of Exploits
2 Closed
* Zone 4 - Exploits River & tributary streams
6 Closed
Zone 4 - All Exploits watershed above Red Indian Lake dam
0 Closed
Zone 4 - Main stem of mid-Exploits from Grand Falls fishway to Red Indian Lake dam
2 Closed
Zone 4 - Main stem, from Stoney Brook to Exploits Bay
6 Closed
Zone 4 - Tributaries below Grand Falls fishway
4 Closed
Zone 4 - Tributaries of mid-Exploits from Grand Falls fishway to Red Indian Lake dam
2 Closed
Zone 4 - Rattling Brook downstream from the power house
- Closed
* Zone 4 - Campbellton River & tributaries, including Neyles Brook & Indian Arm River & tributary streams - More info
4 Closed
Zone 4 - Dog Bay Rivers, including Southwest Brook & all tributary streams
2 Closed
* Zone 4 - Gander River & tributary streams
6 Closed
Zone 4 - All other tributaries of the Main Stem and Southwest Gander
2 Closed
Zone 4 - Main Stem below Gander Lake
6 Closed
Zone 4 - Northwest Gander tributary
4 Closed
Zone 4 - Waters above Big Dead Wolf Falls,.including Waters and Caribou Brook (tributary Southwest Gander)
0 Closed
Zone 4 - Waters above Great Gull Falls on Great Gull River (tributary Northwest Gander)
0 Closed
* Zone 4 - Ragged Harbour River & tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 4 - Anchor Brook
4 Closed
* Zone 4 - Deadman's Bay River & tributary streams
4 Closed
Zone 4 - Windmill Brook
2 Closed
Zone 5
River section Class Status Date in Effect
Zone 5 - Northwest Brook, Indian Bay
2 Closed
Zone 5 - Indian Bay River & tributary streams
4 Closed
Zone 5 - Northwest Brook, Trinity, Bonavista Bay
2 Closed
Zone 5 - Traverse Brook & tributary streams
4 Closed
Zone 5 - Middle Brook, including Square Pond Brook & Burnt Pond Brook
4 Closed
Zone 5 - Gambo River & tributary streams, including Mint Brook, Narrows, Triton Brook, Riverhead Brook & Parsons Brook
4 Closed
Zone 5 - Northwest Brook, Alexander Bay
2 Closed
* Zone 5 - Terra Nova River & tributaries, including Maccles Brook,
2 Closed
* Zone 5 - Northwest Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams
- Closed
Zone 5 - Salmon Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 5 - Southwest Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 6
River section Class Status Date in Effect
* Zone 6 - Salmon Cove River, Trinity Bay
2 Closed
Zone 6 - Trouty River, Trinity Bay
2 Closed
Zone 6 - Pope's Harbour River, Trinity Bay
2 Closed
* Zone 6 - Shoal Harbour River, Trinity Bay & tributaries
2 Closed
Zone 6 - Deer Harbour River & tributary streams, Trinity Bay
2 Closed
* Zone 6 - Bellevue River, Trinity Bay
2 Closed
Zone 7
River section Class Status Date in Effect
Zone 7 - Salmon Cove River, Conception Bay
2 Closed
* Zone 7 - North River, Conception Bay
2 Closed
* Zone 7 - South River, Conception Bay
2 Closed
Zone 7 - North Arm River, Holyrood
0 Closed
Zone 8
River section Class Status Date in Effect
Zone 8 - Renews River
2 Closed
Zone 9
River section Class Status Date in Effect
Zone 9 - Biscay Bay River
2 Closed
* Zone 9 - Northeast Brook, Trepassey
- Closed
* Zone 9 - Northwest Brook, Trepassey
2 Closed
Zone 9 - Peter's River
2 Closed
* Zone 9 - Salmonier River, including Back River below falls
2 Closed
Zone 9 - Colinet River, including north and east branches
2 Closed
Zone 9 - Rocky River & tributary streams
0 Closed
Zone 9 - North Harbour River, St. Mary's Bay
2 Closed
Zone 9 - Little Salmonier River, St. Mary's Bay
2 Closed
Zone 9 - Big Barachois Brook, St. Mary's Bay
2 Closed
* Zone 9 - Branch River, St. Mary's Bay
2 Closed
Zone 10
River section Class Status Date in Effect
Zone 10 - Great Barasway
2 Closed
Zone 10 - South East River (Placentia) &tributary streams
2 Closed
* Zone 10 - Northeast River, Placentia
2 Closed
* Zone 10 - Come By Chance River
2 Closed
Zone 10 - Watson's Brook, Placentia Bay
2 Closed
Zone 10 - North Harbour River, Placentia Bay
2 Closed
Zone 10 - Black River, Placentia Bay below falls
2 Closed
Zone 10 - Piper's Hole River
2 Closed
Zone 10 - Nonsuch Brook
0 Closed
* Zone 10 - Cape Rodger River
2 Closed
Zone 10 - Bay de l'Eau River
2 Closed
* Zone 10 - Red Harbour River, Northeast &Northwest branches & tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 10 - West Brook, North West Arm, Mortier Bay, & tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 10 - Tide's Brook, Mortier Bay, including Main Brook, Shearstick Brook &tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 10 - Salmonier River, Burin
2 Closed
Zone 10 - Little St. Lawrence River & tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 10 - Lawn River & tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 10 - Taylor's Bay River, Burin Peninsula & tributary streams
2 Closed
* Zone 10 - Salmonier Lamaline River & tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 10 - Piercey's Brook & tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 11
River section Class Status Date in Effect
* Zone 11 - Grand Bank Brook & tributary streams
2 Closed
* Zone 11 - Garnish River, including Lower Garnish & Upper or Black River & tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 11 - Long Harbour River & tributary streams, Fortune Bay
2 Closed
Zone 11 - Bay du Nord River
2 Closed
Zone 11 - Simmons Brook & tributary streams, Cinq Island Bay, Fortune Bay
2 Closed
Zone 11 - Southwest Brook & tributary streams, Cinq Island Bay, Fortune Bay
2 Closed
Zone 11 - Old Bay Brook, Bay de l'Eau
2 Closed
Zone 11 - Taylor's Bay Brook, Bay de l'Eau
2 Closed
* Zone 11 - Conne River & tributary streams, including Bernard's Brook & Twillick Brooks, Bay d'Espoir
2 Closed
Zone 11 - Long Reach Brook, East Bay
2 Closed
Zone 11 - Allen's Cove Brook, Facheau Bay
2 Closed
Zone 11 - Bottom Brook, Facheau Bay
2 Closed
Zone 11 - Hare Bay Rivers, Southwest Coast
2 Closed
Zone 11 - Grey River, including Salmon Brook
2 Closed
Zone 11 - White Bear River
2 Closed
Zone 11 - Bay de Lupe River
2 Closed
Zone 11 - King's Harbour River
2 Closed
Zone 12
River section Class Status Date in Effect
Zone 12 - Grandy's River, including Top Pond Brook
2 Closed
Zone 12 - Cinq Cerf River
2 Closed
Zone 12 - East Bay Brook, La Poile
2 Closed
Zone 12 - La Poile River
2 Closed
Zone 12 - Farmer's Arm River
2 Closed
Zone 12 - Garia River, including North West Brook
2 Closed
* Zone 12 - Burnt Island River (Grandy's Brook)
2 Closed
Zone 12 - Isle aux Morts River
2 Closed
Zone 12 - Grand Bay River
2 Closed
Zone 12 - North West Brook, Grand Bay
2 Closed
Zone 13
River section Class Status Date in Effect
Zone 13 - Bear Cove River, including Billy's Pond Brook
2 Closed
Zone 13 - Little Codroy River, including Cooper's Brook, Southern Brook & Western Brook
2 Closed
* Zone 13 - Great Codroy River, including Broom Brook, Ryan's Brook & Mullchingnic Brook; the North Branch of Great Codroy, including Upper Brook, Lower Brook & Crooked Brook; the South Branch of Great Codroy, including Bullhouse Brook
4 Closed
* Zone 13 - Highlands River & tributary streams
2 Closed
* Zone 13 - Crabbe's River & tributary streams
2 Closed
* Zone 13 - Middle Barachois River & tributary streams
2 Closed
* Zone 13 - Robinson's River & tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 13 - Fischell's Brook & tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 13 - Flat Bay Brook & tributary streams
2 Closed
* Zone 13 - Little Barachois Brook & tributary streams
2 Closed
* Zone 13 - Southwest and Bottom Brooks & tributary streams
2 Closed
* Zone 13 - Harry's River, including Spruce Brook, Little George's, Meadows Brook, Pinch Gut River, Stag Hill Brook & Gull Pond Brook
2 Closed
Zone 13 - Fox Island River & tributary streams
2 Closed
Zone 13 - Serpentine River & tributary streams
2 Closed
* Zone 13 - Cook's Brook
- Closed
* Zone 13 - Humber River & tributary streams, - More info
6 Closed
Zone 13 - Hughes Brook
0 Closed
Zone 13 - Goose Arm River
2 Closed
Zone 14A
River section Class Status Date in Effect
Zone 14A - Trout River
- Closed
* Zone 14A - Lomond Main River, (East Arm, Bonne Bay) including East Branch
4 Closed
* Zone 14A - Deer Arm River
4 Closed
Zone 14A - Western Brook & tributary streams
- Closed
Zone 14A - Parsons Pond River & tributary .streams
4 Closed
Zone 14A - Portland Creek River, including Brian's Feeder
4 Closed
Zone 14A - Portland Creek Feeder & tributary streams
4 Closed
* Zone 14A - River of Ponds, including Kate's Feeder, Big Feeder Brook, Spring Tilt Brook (below Spring Tilt Pond) & Big Gulch Brook
4 Closed
* Zone 14A - Little Brook Ponds & tributary streams
4 Closed
* Zone 14A - Torrent River & tributary streams
4 Closed
* Zone 14A - East River, Hawke's Bay
2 Closed
Zone 14A - Castor River, including Southwest Feeder
4 Closed
* Zone 14A - St. Genevieve River, Ten Mile Lake, Round Lake and all their tributaries flowing into Ten Mile Lake and Round Lake
4 Closed
* Zone 14A - West River, St. Barbe
- Closed
Zone 14A - East River, St. Barbe
2 Closed
Zone 14A - Big Brook, St. Barbe
2 Closed
Zone 14A - Watson's Brook, St. Barbe
2 Closed
Zone 14A - Pincent's Brook, Pistolet Bay
2 Closed
* Zone 14A - Parker's River (West Brook), Pistolet Bay
2 Closed
Zone 14A - Bartlett's Brook & tributary streams, Pistolet Bay
2 Closed
Zone 14A - Upper Brook, Milan Arm, Pistolet Bay
2 Closed
Zone 14A - East River, Pistolet Bay
2 Closed
Zone 14B
River section Class Status Date in Effect
Zone 14B - Forteau River, including First Lake, Second Lake & Third Lake
2 Closed
Zone 14B - L'anse au Loup Brook
2 Closed
Zone 14B - River & tributaries, including Trout River & Country Cat River
2 Closed