2017 – 2019 Atlantic Salmon Integrated Fisheries Management Plan
Dates of Season
|Zones 3 - 8||Cape Bauld to Cape Race||June 1||Sept. 7|
|Zones 9 - 12||Cape Race to Cape Ray||June 1||Sept. 7|
|Zone 13||Cape Ray to Cape St. Gregory||June 1||Sept. 7|
|Zone 14A||Cape St. Gregory to Cape Bauld||June 1||Sept. 7|
|Zone 14B||L’Anse au Clair to Cape Charles||June 15||Sept. 15|
|Zones 1 and 2||Labrador North and East||June 15||Sept. 15|
|Fall Angling||Gander River, Exploits River, Humber River||Sept. 8||Oct. 7|
Note: Some individual rivers may have different opening and closing dates. Check the watershed management plans section in the 2017-2018 Angler’s Guide for details. For a complete description of Zones, see the map insert included in the 2017-2018 Angler’s Guide.
Management measures for recreational salmon fishing in 2017-2019 remain the same as 2016 with the following exceptions:
- South Brook, a small tributary of the Humber River, is changed from Class 6 to Class 0.
- Section of Flat Bay Brook above the Look Out Brook run, upstream to its source is closed.
- Daily catch & release limit in Zone 1 (Labrador) is changed from four fish to eight fish.
Details on the regulations pertaining to bag limits, river classification, closed areas and special management areas are contained in the 2017-2018 Angler’s Guide.
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This information is applicable from 2017 and 2018.
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