In-Season River Status

Reading the Table

* 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 Closed September 15, 2020
2. Hunt River UC Closed September 15, 2020
3. Adlatok River UC Closed September 15, 2020
4. Ujutok River & tributary streams UC Closed September 15, 2020
5. Little Bay River & tributary streams UC Closed September 15, 2020
6. Big River UC Closed September 15, 2020
7. Michael's River UC Closed September 15, 2020
8. Tom Luscombe River & tributary streams UC Closed September 15, 2020
9. Double Mer & tributary streams UC Closed September 15, 2020

Zone 2

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
10. Eagle River UC Closed September 15, 2020
11. * Sand Hill River & tributary streams UC Closed September 15, 2020
12. Reid's Pond River & Reid's Pond UC Closed September 15, 2020
13. Hawke River UC Closed September 15, 2020
14. Gilbert River 2 Closed September 15, 2020
15. Shinney's River 2 Closed September 15, 2020
16. St. Mary's River 2 Closed September 15, 2020
178. St. Charles River & tributaries 2 Closed September 15, 2020
179. St. Lewis River & tributaries 2 Closed September 15, 2020
180. Port Marnham Brook & tributaries 2 Closed September 15, 2020
181. Alexis River & tributaries 2 Closed September 15, 2020
182. Black Bear River & tributaries UC Closed September 15, 2020
183. Paradise River & tributaries 2 Closed September 15, 2020
184. White Bear River & tributaries UC Closed September 15, 2020
185. * Dykes River & tributaries 2 Closed September 15, 2020
186. North River & tributaries UC Closed September 15, 2020

Zone 3

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
17. Western Brook, Hare Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
18. Ariege or Salmon River, including Southwest Brook and Rose's Brook, Hare Bay 4 Closed September 7, 2020
19. Easter Brook, Canada Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
20. Northeast Book & tributary streams, Canada Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
21. Western Brook or Beaver Brook, Canada Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
22. Northwest Brook, Canada Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
23. Cloud River, Canada Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
24. Soufletts River, Harbour Deep 2 Closed September 7, 2020
25. Little Harbour Deep 2 Closed September 7, 2020
26. Coney Arm River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
27. * Sop's Arm River, including Main, Doucer's, Natlin's, Corner Brook, and all tributary streams 4 Closed September 7, 2020
28. Hampden River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
29. Wild Cove Brook, White Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
30. Western Arm Brook, White Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
31. Middle Arm Brook, White Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
32. Southern Arm Brook, White Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
33. Baie Verte River & tributaries 2 Closed September 7, 2020
34. Woodstock River 2 Closed September 7, 2020

Zone 4

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
35. * Burlington River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
36. Indian River, Hall's Bay, including Burnt Berry Brook below falls, Davis Brook and Black Brook 4 Closed September 7, 2020
37. West River, Hall's Bay, including Rowsell's Brook & Barney's Brook 2 Closed September 7, 2020
38. South Brook, Hall's Bay & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
39. Tommy's Arm River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
40. Northwest Arm Brook 2 Closed September 7, 2020
41. Western Arm River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
42. Leamington River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
43. Charles Brook, Bay of Exploits 2 Closed September 7, 2020
44. Northern Arm River, Bay of Exploits 2 Closed September 7, 2020
45. Peter's River, Bay of Exploits 2 Closed September 7, 2020
46. * Exploits River & tributary streams 6 Closed September 7, 2020
All Exploits watershed above Red Indian Lake dam 0 Closed September 7, 2020
Main stem of mid-Exploits from Grand Falls fishway to Red Indian Lake dam 2 Closed September 7, 2020
Main stem, from Stoney Brook to Exploits Bay 6 Closed October 7, 2020
Tributaries below Grand Falls fishway 4 Closed September 7, 2020
Tributaries of mid-Exploits from Grand Falls fishway to Red Indian Lake dam 2 Closed September 7, 2020
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, 2020
49. Dog Bay Rivers, including Southwest Brook & all tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
50. * Gander River & tributary streams 6 Closed September 7, 2020
All other tributaries of the Main Stem and Southwest Gander 2 Closed September 7, 2020
Main Stem below Gander Lake 6 Closed October 7, 2020
Northwest Gander tributary 4 Closed September 7, 2020
Waters above Big Dead Wolf Falls,.including Waters and Caribou Brook (tributary Southwest Gander) 0 Closed September 7, 2020
Waters above Great Gull Falls on Great Gull River (tributary Northwest Gander) 0 Closed September 7, 2020
51. * Ragged Harbour River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
52. Anchor Brook 4 Closed September 7, 2020
53. * Deadman's Bay River & tributary streams 4 Closed September 7, 2020
54. Windmill Brook 2 Closed September 7, 2020

Zone 5

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
55. Northwest Brook, Indian Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
56. Indian Bay River & tributary streams 4 Closed September 7, 2020
57. Northwest Brook, Trinity, Bonavista Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
58. Traverse Brook & tributary streams 4 Closed September 7, 2020
59. Middle Brook, including Square Pond Brook & Burnt Pond Brook 4 Closed September 7, 2020
60. Gambo River & tributary streams, including Mint Brook, Narrows, Triton Brook, Riverhead Brook & Parsons Brook 4 Closed September 7, 2020
61. Northwest Brook, Alexander Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
62. * Terra Nova River & tributaries, including Maccles Brook, 2 Closed September 7, 2020
63. * Northwest Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams - Closed June 1, 2016
64. Salmon Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
65. Southwest Brook, Port Blandford, & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020

Zone 6

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
66. * Salmon Cove River, Trinity Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
67. Trouty River, Trinity Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
68. Pope's Harbour River, Trinity Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
69. * Shoal Harbour River, Trinity Bay & tributaries 2 Closed September 7, 2020
70. Deer Harbour River & tributary streams, Trinity Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
71. * Bellevue River, Trinity Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020

Zone 7

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
72. Salmon Cove River, Conception Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
73. * North River, Conception Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
74. * South River, Conception Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
75. North Arm River, Holyrood 0 Closed September 7, 2020

Zone 8

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
76. Renews River 2 Closed September 7, 2020

Zone 9

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
77. Biscay Bay River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
78. * Northeast Brook, Trepassey - Closed June 1, 2016
79. * Northwest Brook, Trepassey 2 Closed September 7, 2020
80. Peter's River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
81. * Salmonier River, including Back River below falls 2 Closed September 7, 2020
82. Colinet River, including north and east branches 2 Closed September 7, 2020
83. Rocky River & tributary streams 0 Closed September 7, 2020
84. North Harbour River, St. Mary's Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
85. Little Salmonier River, St. Mary's Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
86. Big Barachois Brook, St. Mary's Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
87. * Branch River, St. Mary's Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020

Zone 10

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
88. Great Barasway 2 Closed September 7, 2020
89. South East River (Placentia) &tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
90. * Northeast River, Placentia 2 Closed September 7, 2020
91. * Come By Chance River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
92. Watson's Brook, Placentia Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
93. North Harbour River, Placentia Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
94. Black River, Placentia Bay below falls 2 Closed September 7, 2020
95. Piper's Hole River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
96. Nonsuch Brook 0 Closed September 7, 2020
97. * Cape Rodger River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
98. Bay de l'Eau River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
99. * Red Harbour River, Northeast &Northwest branches & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
100. West Brook, North West Arm, Mortier Bay, & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
101. Tide's Brook, Mortier Bay, including Main Brook, Shearstick Brook &tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
102. Salmonier River, Burin 2 Closed September 7, 2020
103. Little St. Lawrence River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
104. Lawn River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
105. Taylor's Bay River, Burin Peninsula & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
106. * Salmonier Lamaline River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
107. Piercey's Brook & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020

Zone 11

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
108. * Grand Bank Brook & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
109. * Garnish River, including Lower Garnish & Upper or Black River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
110. Long Harbour River & tributary streams, Fortune Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
111. Bay du Nord River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
112. Simmons Brook & tributary streams, Cinq Island Bay, Fortune Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
113. Southwest Brook & tributary streams, Cinq Island Bay, Fortune Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
114. Old Bay Brook, Bay de l'Eau 2 Closed September 7, 2020
115. Taylor's Bay Brook, Bay de l'Eau 2 Closed September 7, 2020
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, 2020
118. Allen's Cove Brook, Facheau Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
119. Bottom Brook, Facheau Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
120. Hare Bay Rivers, Southwest Coast 2 Closed September 7, 2020
121. Grey River, including Salmon Brook 2 Closed September 7, 2020
122. White Bear River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
123. Bay de Lupe River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
124. King's Harbour River 2 Closed September 7, 2020

Zone 12

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
125. Grandy's River, including Top Pond Brook 2 Closed September 7, 2020
126. Cinq Cerf River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
127. East Bay Brook, La Poile 2 Closed September 7, 2020
128. La Poile River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
129. Farmer's Arm River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
130. Garia River, including North West Brook 2 Closed September 7, 2020
131. * Burnt Island River (Grandy's Brook) 2 Closed September 7, 2020
132. Isle aux Morts River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
133. Grand Bay River 2 Closed September 7, 2020
134. North West Brook, Grand Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020

Zone 13

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
135. Bear Cove River, including Billy's Pond Brook 2 Closed September 7, 2020
136. Little Codroy River, including Cooper's Brook, Southern Brook & Western Brook 2 Closed September 7, 2020
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, 2020
138. * Highlands River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
139. * Crabbe's River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
140. * Middle Barachois River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
141. * Robinson's River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
142. Fischell's Brook & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
143. Flat Bay Brook & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
144. * Little Barachois Brook & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
145. * Southwest and Bottom Brooks & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
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, 2020
147. Fox Island River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
148. Serpentine River & tributary streams 2 Closed September 7, 2020
149. * Cook's Brook - Closed June 1, 2016
150. * Humber River & tributary streams, 6 Closed October 7, 2020
151. Hughes Brook 0 Closed September 7, 2020
152. Goose Arm River 2 Closed September 7, 2020

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, 2020
155. * Deer Arm River 4 Closed September 7, 2020
156. Western Brook & tributary streams - Closed June 1, 2016
157. Parsons Pond River & tributary .streams 4 Closed September 7, 2020
158. Portland Creek River, including Brian's Feeder 4 Closed September 7, 2020
159. Portland Creek Feeder & tributary streams 4 Closed September 7, 2020
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, 2020
161. * Little Brook Ponds & tributary streams 4 Closed September 7, 2020
162. * Torrent River & tributary streams 4 Closed September 7, 2020
163. * East River, Hawke's Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
164. Castor River, including Southwest Feeder 4 Closed September 7, 2020
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, 2020
166. * West River, St. Barbe - Closed June 1, 2016
167. East River, St. Barbe 2 Closed September 7, 2020
168. Big Brook, St. Barbe 2 Closed September 7, 2020
169. Watson's Brook, St. Barbe 2 Closed September 7, 2020
170. Pincent's Brook, Pistolet Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
171. * Parker's River (West Brook), Pistolet Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
172. Bartlett's Brook & tributary streams, Pistolet Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
173. Upper Brook, Milan Arm, Pistolet Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020
174. East River, Pistolet Bay 2 Closed September 7, 2020

Zone 14B

River Class Status 1 Date in Effect
175. Forteau River, including First Lake, Second Lake & Third Lake 2 Closed September 15, 2020
176. L'anse au Loup Brook 2 Closed September 15, 2020
177. Pinware River & tributaries, including Trout River & Country Cat River 2 Closed September 15, 2020