Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Notice Number
Issue Date

Salmon Rivers Closing in Zone 4, 6, 7, 8 and 9

DFO advises anglers that due to extremely high water temperatures and/or low water levels, the following rivers in Zones 4, 6, 7, 8 and 9 will be restricted to morning angling only effective one hour after sunset on Tuesday, July 19, 2022.

During this period, angling is permitted from one hour before sunrise to 10:00 am each day, and will be closed to angling from 10:01 am to one hour before sunrise on the following day.

The rivers will reopen as conditions improve. Please refer the 2022 Angler's Guide for further information on the environmental protocol.

Zone 4

#48 *Campbellton River and tributaries, including Neyles Brook and Indian Arm River and tributary streams

Zone 6

#71 Bellevue River Trinity Bay

Zone 7

#72 Salmon Cove River Conception Bay

#73 North River, Conception Bay

#75 North Arm River, Holyrood,

Zone 8

#76 Renews River

Zone 9

#77 Biscay Bay River

#79 *Northwest Brook Trepassey

#80 Peter’s River

#81*Salmonier River, including north and east branches

#82 Colinet River including north and east branches

#83 Rocky River and tributary streams

#84 North Harbour River, St. Mary’s Bay

#85 Little Salmonier River, St. Mary’s Bay

#86 Big Barachois River, St. Mary’s Bay

*indicates river has closed sections (reference Angler’s Guide 2022-23)

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and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Orders 2022-050, 2022-501, 2022-052, 2022-053 and 2022-054 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2022-113, 2022-114, 2022-115, 2022-116 and 2022-117 come into effect at 1800 hours on July 19, 2022.

“Notices to Fish Harvesters” for all commercial fisheries 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 Fish Harvesters” for commercial fisheries sent directly to you by email please contact

For information, contact:

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