July 27, 2020

Salmon Rivers Closing in Zone 3 and 14A

DFO advises anglers that due to extremely high water temperatures and/or low water levels, the following rivers will be restricted to morning angling only effective one hour after sunset on Monday July 27, 2020.

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 to page 16 of the 2020 Angler’s Guide for further information on the 2020 environmental protocol.

Zone 3

17. Western Brook, Hare Bay

18. Ariege or Salmon River including Southwest Brook and Rose’s Brook, Hare Bay

19. Easter Brook, Canada Bay

20. Northeast Brook and tributary streams, Canada Bay

21. Western Brook or Beaver Brook, Canada Bay

22. Northwest Brook, Canada Bay

Zone 14A

167. East River, St. Barbe

168. Big Brook, St. Barbe

169. Watson’s Brook, St. Barbe

170. Pincent’s Brook, Pistolet Bay

172. Bartlett’s Brook and tributary streams, Pistolet Bay

173. Upper Brook, Milan Arm, Pistolet Bay

174. East River, Pistolet Bay


For more information please visit the In Season River Status website at or call the Angling Line at 1-800-782-3058.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Orders 2020-124, 2020-125, 2020-126, 2020-127 and 2020-128 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2020-137, 2020-138, 2020-139, 2020-140 and 2020-141 come into effect at 1600 hours on July 27, 2020.



Chelsea O’Driscoll
Tel. (709) 772-4968
E-mail: chelsea.o’