Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Notice Number
Issue Date

Closure to Rivers in Zone 4

DFO advises anglers of the following closure to all angling until further notice, effective one hour after sunset on August 9, 2022:

Zone 4

40. Northwest Arm Brook

41. Western Arm River

42. Leamington River

43. Charles Brook, Bay of Exploits

44. Northern Arm River, Bay of Exploits

45. Peter's River, Bay of Exploits

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and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Orders 2022-160, 2022-161, 2022-162, 2022-163, and 2022-164 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2022-165, 2022-166, 2022-167, 2022-168 and 2022-169 come into effect at 1800 hours on August 9, 2022.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:

Connie Dobbin-Vincent
Resource Manager
Tel. (709) 772-6319