In-Season River Status

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* Indicates river has closed sections. Please Closed for the Season section

1 All rivers noted as "Open" will open one hour before sunrise on the effective date.

All rivers noted as “Morning Angling Only” will be open for angling from one hour before sunrise until 10:00 a.m. on the effective date.

All rivers noted as "Closed" or "Partial Closure" will close effective one hour after sunset on the effective date. “Morning Angling Only” rivers will close at 10:01am on the effective date. If a river is partially closed during the season, please contact the DFO Angling Line at 709-772-4423 or your local DFO detachment for a detailed description of the closure.

Please refer to the "Watershed Management Plans" and "Closed for the Season" sections of the Anglers Guide for more details on partial sections of rivers closed for the entire season.

Zone 1

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
1. Flowers River & tributary streams UC Open June 15, 2019
2. Hunt River UC Open June 15, 2019
3. Adlatok River UC Open June 15, 2019
4. Ujutok River & tributary streams UC Open June 15, 2019
5. Little Bay River & tributary streams UC Open June 15, 2019
6. Big River UC Open June 15, 2019
7. Michael's River UC Open June 15, 2019
8. Tom Luscombe River & tributary streams UC Open June 15, 2019
9. Double Mer & tributary streams UC Open June 15, 2019

Zone 2

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
10. Eagle River UC Open June 15, 2019
11. * Sand Hill River & tributary streams UC Open June 15, 2019
12. Reid's Pond River & Reid's Pond UC Open June 15, 2019
13. Hawke River UC Open June 15, 2019
14. Gilbert River 2 Open June 15, 2019
15. Shinney's River 2 Open June 15, 2019
16. St. Mary's River 2 Open June 15, 2019
178. St. Charles River & tributaries 2 Open June 15, 2019
179. St. Lewis River & tributaries 2 Open June 15, 2019
180. Port Marnham Brook & tributaries 2 Open June 15, 2019
181. Alexis River & tributaries 2 Open June 15, 2019
182. Black Bear River & tributaries UC Open June 15, 2019
183. Paradise River & tributaries 2 Open June 15, 2019
184. White Bear River & tributaries UC Open June 15, 2019
185. * Dykes River & tributaries 2 Open June 15, 2019
186. North River & tributaries UC Open June 15, 2019

Zone 3

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
17. Western Brook, Hare Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
18. Ariege or Salmon River, including Southwest Brook and Rose's Brook, Hare Bay 4 Open June 1, 2019
19. Easter Brook, Canada Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
20. Northeast Book & tributary streams, Canada Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
21. Western Brook or Beaver Brook, Canada Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
22. Northwest Brook, Canada Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
23. Cloud River, Canada Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
24. Soufletts River, Harbour Deep 2 Open June 1, 2019
25. Little Harbour Deep 2 Open June 1, 2019
26. Coney Arm River 2 Open June 1, 2019
27. * Sop's Arm River, including Main, Doucer's, Natlin's, Corner Brook, and all tributary streams 4 Open June 1, 2019
28. Hampden River 2 Open June 1, 2019
29. Wild Cove Brook, White Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
30. Western Arm Brook, White Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
31. Middle Arm Brook, White Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
32. Southern Arm Brook, White Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
33. Baie Verte River & tributaries 2 Open June 1, 2019
34. Woodstock River 2 Open June 1, 2019

Zone 4

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
35. * Burlington River 2 Open June 1, 2019
36. Indian River, Hall's Bay, including Burnt Berry Brook below falls, Davis Brook and Black Brook 4 Open June 1, 2019
37. West River, Hall's Bay, including Rowsell's Brook & Barney's Brook 2 Open June 1, 2019
38. South Brook, Hall's Bay & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
39. Tommy's Arm River & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
40. Northwest Arm Brook 2 Open June 1, 2019
41. Western Arm River 2 Open June 1, 2019
42. Leamington River 2 Open June 1, 2019
43. Charles Brook, Bay of Exploits 2 Open June 1, 2019
44. Northern Arm River, Bay of Exploits 2 Open June 1, 2019
45. Peter's River, Bay of Exploits 2 Open June 1, 2019
46. * Exploits River & tributary streams 6 Open June 1, 2019
All Exploits watershed above Red Indian Lake dam 0 Open June 1, 2019
Main stem of mid-Exploits from Grand Falls fishway to Red Indian Lake dam 2 Open June 1, 2019
Main stem, from Stoney Brook to Exploits Bay 6 Open June 1, 2019
Tributaries below Grand Falls fishway 4 Open June 1, 2019
Tributaries of mid-Exploits from Grand Falls fishway to Red Indian Lake dam 2 Open June 1, 2019
47. Rattling Brook downstream from the power house - Closed June 1, 2017
48. * Campbellton River & tributaries, including Neyles Brook & Indian Arm River & tributary streams 4 Open June 1, 2019
49. Dog Bay Rivers, including Southwest Brook & all tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
50. * Gander River & tributary streams 6 Open June 1, 2019
All other tributaries of the Main Stem and Southwest Gander 2 Open June 1, 2019
Main Stem below Gander Lake 6 Open June 1, 2019
Northwest Gander tributary 4 Partial Closure August 12, 2019
Waters above Big Dead Wolf Falls,.including Waters and Caribou Brook (tributary Southwest Gander) 0 Open June 1, 2019
Waters above Great Gull Falls on Great Gull River (tributary Northwest Gander) 0 Open June 1, 2019
51. * Ragged Harbour River & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
52. Anchor Brook 4 Open June 1, 2019
53. * Deadman's Bay River & tributary streams 4 Open June 1, 2019
54. Windmill Brook 2 Open June 1, 2019

Zone 5

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
55. Northwest Brook, Indian Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
56. Indian Bay River & tributary streams 4 Open June 1, 2019
57. Northwest Brook, Trinity, Bonavista Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
58. Traverse Brook & tributary streams 4 Open June 1, 2019
59. Middle Brook, including Square Pond Brook & Burnt Pond Brook 4 Open June 1, 2019
60. Gambo River & tributary streams, including Mint Brook, Narrows, Triton Brook, Riverhead Brook & Parsons Brook 4 Open June 1, 2019
61. Northwest Brook, Alexander Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
62. * Terra Nova River & tributaries, including Maccles Brook, 2 Open June 1, 2019
63. * Northwest Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams - Closed June 1, 2016
64. Salmon Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
65. Southwest Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019

Zone 6

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
66. * Salmon Cove River, Trinity Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
67. Trouty River, Trinity Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
68. Pope's Harbour River, Trinity Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
69. * Shoal Harbour River, Trinity Bay & tributaries 2 Open June 1, 2019
70. Deer Harbour River & tributary streams, Trinity Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
71. * Bellevue River, Trinity Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019

Zone 7

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
72. Salmon Cove River, Conception Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
73. * North River, Conception Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
74. * South River, Conception Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
75. North Arm River, Holyrood 0 Open June 1, 2019

Zone 8

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
76. Renews River 2 Open June 1, 2019

Zone 9

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
77. Biscay Bay River 2 Open June 1, 2019
78. * Northeast Brook, Trepassey - Closed June 1, 2016
79. * Northwest Brook, Trepassey 2 Open June 1, 2019
80. Peter's River 2 Open June 1, 2019
81. * Salmonier River, including Back River below falls 2 Open June 1, 2019
82. Colinet River, including north and east branches 2 Open June 1, 2019
83. Rocky River & tributary streams 0 Open June 1, 2019
84. North Harbour River, St. Mary's Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
85. Little Salmonier River, St. Mary's Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
86. Big Barachois Brook, St. Mary's Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
87. * Branch River, St. Mary's Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019

Zone 10

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
88. Great Barasway 2 Open June 1, 2019
89. South East River (Placentia) &tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
90. * Northeast River, Placentia 2 Open June 1, 2019
91. * Come By Chance River 2 Open June 1, 2019
92. Watson's Brook, Placentia Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
93. North Harbour River, Placentia Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
94. Black River, Placentia Bay below falls 2 Open June 1, 2019
95. Piper's Hole River 2 Open June 1, 2019
96. Nonsuch Brook 0 Morning Angling Only August 2, 2019
97. * Cape Rodger River 2 Morning Angling Only August 2, 2019
98. Bay de l'Eau River 2 Morning Angling Only August 2, 2019
99. * Red Harbour River, Northeast &Northwest branches & tributary streams 2 Morning Angling Only August 2, 2019
100. West Brook, North West Arm, Mortier Bay, & tributary streams 2 Morning Angling Only August 2, 2019
101. Tide's Brook, Mortier Bay, including Main Brook, Shearstick Brook &tributary streams 2 Morning Angling Only August 2, 2019
102. Salmonier River, Burin 2 Morning Angling Only August 2, 2019
103. Little St. Lawrence River & tributary streams 2 Morning Angling Only August 2, 2019
104. Lawn River & tributary streams 2 Morning Angling Only August 2, 2019
105. Taylor's Bay River, Burin Peninsula & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
106. * Salmonier Lamaline River & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
107. Piercey's Brook & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019

Zone 11

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
108. * Grand Bank Brook & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
109. * Garnish River, including Lower Garnish & Upper or Black River & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
110. Long Harbour River & tributary streams, Fortune Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
111. Bay du Nord River 2 Open June 1, 2019
112. Simmons Brook & tributary streams, Cinq Island Bay, Fortune Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
113. Southwest Brook & tributary streams, Cinq Island Bay, Fortune Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
114. Old Bay Brook, Bay de l'Eau 2 Open June 1, 2019
115. Taylor's Bay Brook, Bay de l'Eau 2 Open June 1, 2019
116. * Conne River & tributary streams, including Bernard's Brook & Twillick Brooks, Bay d'Espoir 2 Closed June 1, 2019
117. Long Reach Brook, East Bay 2 Morning Angling Only August 7, 2019
118. Allen's Cove Brook, Facheau Bay 2 Morning Angling Only August 7, 2019
119. Bottom Brook, Facheau Bay 2 Morning Angling Only August 7, 2019
120. Hare Bay Rivers, Southwest Coast 2 Morning Angling Only August 7, 2019
121. Grey River, including Salmon Brook 2 Open June 1, 2019
122. White Bear River 2 Open June 1, 2019
123. Bay de Lupe River 2 Open June 1, 2019
124. King's Harbour River 2 Open June 1, 2019

Zone 12

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
125. Grandy's River, including Top Pond Brook 2 Open June 1, 2019
126. Cinq Cerf River 2 Open June 1, 2019
127. East Bay Brook, La Poile 2 Open June 1, 2019
128. La Poile River 2 Open June 1, 2019
129. Farmer's Arm River 2 Open June 1, 2019
130. Garia River, including North West Brook 2 Open June 1, 2019
131. * Burnt Island River (Grandy's Brook) 2 Open June 1, 2019
132. Isle aux Morts River 2 Open June 1, 2019
133. Grand Bay River 2 Open June 1, 2019
134. North West Brook, Grand Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019

Zone 13

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
135. Bear Cove River, including Billy's Pond Brook 2 Open June 1, 2019
136. Little Codroy River, including Cooper's Brook, Southern Brook & Western Brook 2 Open June 1, 2019
137. * Great Codroy River, including Broom Brook, Ryan's Brook & Mullchingnic Brook; the North Branch of Great Codroy, including Upper Brook, Lower Brook & Crooked Brook; the South Branch of Great Codroy, including Bullhouse Brook 4 Open June 1, 2019
138. * Highlands River & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
139. * Crabbe's River & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
140. * Middle Barachois River & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
141. * Robinson's River & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
142. Fischell's Brook & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
143. Flat Bay Brook & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
144. * Little Barachois Brook & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
145. * Southwest and Bottom Brooks & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
146. * Harry's River, including Spruce Brook, Little George's, Meadows Brook, Pinch Gut River, Stag Hill Brook & Gull Pond Brook 2 Open June 1, 2019
147. Fox Island River & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
148. Serpentine River & tributary streams 2 Open June 1, 2019
149. * Cook's Brook - Closed June 1, 2016
150. Humber River & tributary streams, (including Adies Lake) 6 Open June 1, 2019
151. Hughes Brook 0 Open June 1, 2019
152. Goose Arm River 2 Open June 1, 2019

Zone 14A

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
153. Trout River - Closed June 1, 2016
154. * Lomond Main River, (East Arm, Bonne Bay) including East Branch 4 Open June 1, 2019
155. * Deer Arm River 4 Open June 1, 2019
156. Western Brook & tributary streams - Closed June 1, 2016
157. Parsons Pond River & tributary .streams 4 Open June 1, 2019
158. Portland Creek River, including Brian's Feeder 4 Open June 1, 2019
159. Portland Creek Feeder & tributary streams 4 Open June 1, 2019
160. * River of Ponds, including Kate's Feeder, Big Feeder Brook, Spring Tilt Brook (below Spring Tilt Pond) & Big Gulch Brook 4 Open June 1, 2019
161. * Little Brook Ponds & tributary streams 4 Open June 1, 2019
162. * Torrent River & tributary streams 4 Open June 1, 2019
163. * East River, Hawke's Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
164. Castor River, including Southwest Feeder 4 Open June 1, 2019
165. * St. Genevieve River, Ten Mile Lake, Round Lake and all their tributaries flowing into Ten Mile Lake and Round Lake 4 Open June 1, 2019
166. * West River, St. Barbe - Closed June 1, 2016
167. East River, St. Barbe 2 Open June 1, 2019
168. Big Brook, St. Barbe 2 Open June 1, 2019
169. Watson's Brook, St. Barbe 2 Open June 1, 2019
170. Pincent's Brook, Pistolet Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
171. * Parker's River (West Brook), Pistolet Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
172. Bartlett's Brook & tributary streams, Pistolet Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
173. Upper Brook, Milan Arm, Pistolet Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019
174. East River, Pistolet Bay 2 Open June 1, 2019

Zone 14B

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
175. Forteau River, including First Lake, Second Lake & Third Lake 2 Open June 15, 2019
176. L'anse au Loup Brook 2 Open June 15, 2019
177. Pinware River & tributaries, including Trout River & Country Cat River 2 Open June 15, 2019