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 Closed September 7, 2019
18. Ariege or Salmon River, including Southwest Brook and Rose's Brook, Hare Bay 4 Closed September 7, 2019
19. Easter Brook, Canada Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
20. Northeast Book & tributary streams, Canada Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
21. Western Brook or Beaver Brook, Canada Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
22. Northwest Brook, Canada Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
23. Cloud River, Canada Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
24. Soufletts River, Harbour Deep 2 Closed September 7, 2019
25. Little Harbour Deep 2 Closed September 7, 2019
26. Coney Arm River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
27. * Sop's Arm River, including Main, Doucer's, Natlin's, Corner Brook, and all tributary streams 4 Closed September 7, 2019
28. Hampden River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
29. Wild Cove Brook, White Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
30. Western Arm Brook, White Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
31. Middle Arm Brook, White Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
32. Southern Arm Brook, White Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
33. Baie Verte River & tributaries 2 Closed September 7, 2019
34. Woodstock River 2 Closed September 7, 2019

Zone 4

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
35. * Burlington River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
36. Indian River, Hall's Bay, including Burnt Berry Brook below falls, Davis Brook and Black Brook 4 Closed September 7, 2019
37. West River, Hall's Bay, including Rowsell's Brook & Barney's Brook 2 Closed September 7, 2019
38. South Brook, Hall's Bay & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
39. Tommy's Arm River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
40. Northwest Arm Brook 2 Closed September 7, 2019
41. Western Arm River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
42. Leamington River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
43. Charles Brook, Bay of Exploits 2 Closed September 7, 2019
44. Northern Arm River, Bay of Exploits 2 Closed September 7, 2019
45. Peter's River, Bay of Exploits 2 Closed September 7, 2019
46. * Exploits River & tributary streams 6 Closed September 7, 2019
All Exploits watershed above Red Indian Lake dam 0 Closed September 7, 2019
Main stem of mid-Exploits from Grand Falls fishway to Red Indian Lake dam 2 Closed September 7, 2019
Main stem, from Stoney Brook to Exploits Bay 6 Closed September 7, 2019
Tributaries below Grand Falls fishway 4 Closed September 7, 2019
Tributaries of mid-Exploits from Grand Falls fishway to Red Indian Lake dam 2 Closed September 7, 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 Closed September 7, 2019
49. Dog Bay Rivers, including Southwest Brook & all tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
50. * Gander River & tributary streams 6 Closed September 7, 2019
All other tributaries of the Main Stem and Southwest Gander 2 Closed September 7, 2019
Main Stem below Gander Lake 6 Open June 1, 2019
Northwest Gander tributary 4 Closed September 7, 2019
Waters above Big Dead Wolf Falls,.including Waters and Caribou Brook (tributary Southwest Gander) 0 Closed September 7, 2019
Waters above Great Gull Falls on Great Gull River (tributary Northwest Gander) 0 Closed September 7, 2019
51. * Ragged Harbour River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
52. Anchor Brook 4 Closed September 7, 2019
53. * Deadman's Bay River & tributary streams 4 Closed September 7, 2019
54. Windmill Brook 2 Closed September 7, 2019

Zone 5

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
55. Northwest Brook, Indian Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
56. Indian Bay River & tributary streams 4 Closed September 7, 2019
57. Northwest Brook, Trinity, Bonavista Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
58. Traverse Brook & tributary streams 4 Closed September 7, 2019
59. Middle Brook, including Square Pond Brook & Burnt Pond Brook 4 Closed September 7, 2019
60. Gambo River & tributary streams, including Mint Brook, Narrows, Triton Brook, Riverhead Brook & Parsons Brook 4 Closed September 7, 2019
61. Northwest Brook, Alexander Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
62. * Terra Nova River & tributaries, including Maccles Brook, 2 Closed September 7, 2019
63. * Northwest Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams - Closed June 1, 2016
64. Salmon Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
65. Southwest Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019

Zone 6

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
66. * Salmon Cove River, Trinity Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
67. Trouty River, Trinity Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
68. Pope's Harbour River, Trinity Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
69. * Shoal Harbour River, Trinity Bay & tributaries 2 Closed September 7, 2019
70. Deer Harbour River & tributary streams, Trinity Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
71. * Bellevue River, Trinity Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019

Zone 7

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
72. Salmon Cove River, Conception Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
73. * North River, Conception Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
74. * South River, Conception Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
75. North Arm River, Holyrood 0 Closed September 7, 2019

Zone 8

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
76. Renews River 2 Closed September 7, 2019

Zone 9

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
77. Biscay Bay River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
78. * Northeast Brook, Trepassey - Closed June 1, 2016
79. * Northwest Brook, Trepassey 2 Closed September 7, 2019
80. Peter's River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
81. * Salmonier River, including Back River below falls 2 Closed September 7, 2019
82. Colinet River, including north and east branches 2 Closed September 7, 2019
83. Rocky River & tributary streams 0 Closed September 7, 2019
84. North Harbour River, St. Mary's Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
85. Little Salmonier River, St. Mary's Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
86. Big Barachois Brook, St. Mary's Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
87. * Branch River, St. Mary's Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019

Zone 10

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
88. Great Barasway 2 Closed September 7, 2019
89. South East River (Placentia) &tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
90. * Northeast River, Placentia 2 Closed September 7, 2019
91. * Come By Chance River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
92. Watson's Brook, Placentia Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
93. North Harbour River, Placentia Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
94. Black River, Placentia Bay below falls 2 Closed September 7, 2019
95. Piper's Hole River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
96. Nonsuch Brook 0 Closed September 7, 2019
97. * Cape Rodger River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
98. Bay de l'Eau River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
99. * Red Harbour River, Northeast &Northwest branches & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
100. West Brook, North West Arm, Mortier Bay, & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
101. Tide's Brook, Mortier Bay, including Main Brook, Shearstick Brook &tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
102. Salmonier River, Burin 2 Closed September 7, 2019
103. Little St. Lawrence River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
104. Lawn River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
105. Taylor's Bay River, Burin Peninsula & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
106. * Salmonier Lamaline River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
107. Piercey's Brook & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019

Zone 11

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

Zone 12

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
125. Grandy's River, including Top Pond Brook 2 Closed September 7, 2019
126. Cinq Cerf River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
127. East Bay Brook, La Poile 2 Closed September 7, 2019
128. La Poile River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
129. Farmer's Arm River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
130. Garia River, including North West Brook 2 Closed September 7, 2019
131. * Burnt Island River (Grandy's Brook) 2 Closed September 7, 2019
132. Isle aux Morts River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
133. Grand Bay River 2 Closed September 7, 2019
134. North West Brook, Grand Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019

Zone 13

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
135. Bear Cove River, including Billy's Pond Brook 2 Closed September 7, 2019
136. Little Codroy River, including Cooper's Brook, Southern Brook & Western Brook 2 Closed September 7, 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 Closed September 7, 2019
138. * Highlands River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
139. * Crabbe's River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
140. * Middle Barachois River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
141. * Robinson's River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
142. Fischell's Brook & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
143. Flat Bay Brook & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
144. * Little Barachois Brook & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
145. * Southwest and Bottom Brooks & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
146. * Harry's River, including Spruce Brook, Little George's, Meadows Brook, Pinch Gut River, Stag Hill Brook & Gull Pond Brook 2 Closed September 7, 2019
147. Fox Island River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
148. Serpentine River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2019
149. * Cook's Brook - Closed June 1, 2016
150. Humber River & tributary streams, (including Adies Lake) 6 Partial Closure September 7, 2019
151. Hughes Brook 0 Closed September 7, 2019
152. Goose Arm River 2 Closed September 7, 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 Closed September 7, 2019
155. * Deer Arm River 4 Closed September 7, 2019
156. Western Brook & tributary streams - Closed June 1, 2016
157. Parsons Pond River & tributary .streams 4 Closed September 7, 2019
158. Portland Creek River, including Brian's Feeder 4 Closed September 7, 2019
159. Portland Creek Feeder & tributary streams 4 Closed September 7, 2019
160. * River of Ponds, including Kate's Feeder, Big Feeder Brook, Spring Tilt Brook (below Spring Tilt Pond) & Big Gulch Brook 4 Closed September 7, 2019
161. * Little Brook Ponds & tributary streams 4 Closed September 7, 2019
162. * Torrent River & tributary streams 4 Closed September 7, 2019
163. * East River, Hawke's Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
164. Castor River, including Southwest Feeder 4 Closed September 7, 2019
165. * St. Genevieve River, Ten Mile Lake, Round Lake and all their tributaries flowing into Ten Mile Lake and Round Lake 4 Closed September 7, 2019
166. * West River, St. Barbe - Closed June 1, 2016
167. East River, St. Barbe 2 Closed September 7, 2019
168. Big Brook, St. Barbe 2 Closed September 7, 2019
169. Watson's Brook, St. Barbe 2 Closed September 7, 2019
170. Pincent's Brook, Pistolet Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
171. * Parker's River (West Brook), Pistolet Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
172. Bartlett's Brook & tributary streams, Pistolet Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
173. Upper Brook, Milan Arm, Pistolet Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2019
174. East River, Pistolet Bay 2 Closed September 7, 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