FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

NOTICE TO ANGLERS

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2021-099, 2021-100, 2021-101, 2021-102, 2021-103

 

June 24, 2021

Salmon Rivers Closing in Zone 9 & 10

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 June 24, 2021.

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 2021 Angler’s Guide for further information on the 2021 environmental protocol.

Zone 9

  • 87. Branch River, St. Mary’s Bay

Zone 10

  • 88. Great Barasway
  • 89. South East River (Placentia) & tributary streams
  • 90. Northeast River, Placentia
  • 91. Come By Chance River
  • 92. Watsons Brook
  • 93. North Harbour River, Placentia Bay
  • 94. Black River, Placentia Bay below falls
  • 95. Piper’s Hole River

For more information please visit the In Season River Status website at https://inter-j01.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/isrs/report or call the Angling Line at 1-800-782-3058.

The Regional Director General, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Region gives notice that Variation Orders 2021-062, 2021-063, 2021-064, 2021-065 and 2021-066 have been revoked and Variation Orders 2021-099, 2021-100, 2021-101, 2021-102 and 2021-103 come into effect at 1800 hours on June 24, 2021.

 

Contact:

Connie Dobbin-Vincent
Resource Manager
Tel. (709) 772-6319
E-mail: connie.dobbin-vincent@dfo-mpo.gc.ca