August 18, 2020


Salmon Rivers Closing in Zone 10 & 11

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 August 18, 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 10

96. Nonsuch Brook

97. Cape Rodger River

98. Bay de L’Eau River

99. Red Harbour River, Northeast & Northwest branches & tributary streams

100. West Brook,, North West Arm, Mortier Bay & tributary streams

101. Tide’s Brook, Mortier Bay, including Main Brook, Shearstick Brook & tributary streams

102. Salmonier River, Burin

103. Little St. Lawrence River & tributary streams

104. Lawn River & tributary streams

105. Taylor’s Bay River, Burin Peninsula & tributary streams

106. Salmonier Lamaline River & tributary streams

107. Piercey’s Brook & tributary streams


Zone 11

108. Grand Bank Brook & tributary Streams

109. Garnish River, including Lower Garnish & Upper or Black River & tributary streams


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and Labrador Regions gives notice that Variation Orders 2020-193, 2020-194, 2020-195, 2020-196 and 2020-197 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2020-200, 2020-201, 2020-202, 2020-203 and 2020-204 come into effect at 1700 hours on August 18, 2020.



Jackie Kean
Resource Manager
Tel. (709) 772-2045