Atlantic Salmon Season Dates and Retention Limits for 2015
All rivers in Zone 4--Cape Bauld to Cape Race--- Season Dates June 1st-September 7thRetention Limits and Color of Tag to Use (New)Class 0 rivers----catch and release only----no tags issuedClass 2 rivers----two fish----red tags----numbers 1 and 2Class 4 rivers----four fish----red and green tags----nu[...]
Great Fishing On The Exploit's River
The salmon season on the Exploit’s River started off relatively slow with the few fish that were in the river taking the fly. Then early in July there seemed to be lots of fish with many rising to the fly but refusing to take it. However there was some excellent salmon fishing during the wee[...]
Still Some Good Fishing on The Exploit's River
Still some good fishing on the Exploit’s River here in Bishop’s Falls. A friend and I fished the evening of July 26th, July 27th, and the morning of July 28th, he managed to hook five fish and he retained three Atlantic salmon.
The water levels were high on the 26th but dropped back[...]
Are We Nearer To Catch and Release Than We Think?
The Federal Department of Fisheries has again implemented catch and release of all atlantic salmon caught through angling in the Maritimes excluding Newfoundland for the second straight year, but don't be surprised if this doesn't get extended to include Newfoundland waters within the next year or t[...]
2016 Recreational Cod Fishery
The 2016 Newfoundland recreational cod fishery will open on Saturday July 16 for the summer period and will close on August 7. Fishing is permitted during any day throughout that period. It will reopen again on September 24 and will run until October 2 again with fishing permitted on any day.
Cross Breeding in Farm Raised Atlantic Salmon and Wild Salmon in Newfoundland
Photo Cooke-Aquaculture in Belloram, NL By Mark Quinn, CBC News, Posted on September 21, 2016 @ 8:30AM NT
DFO Study Confirms Widespread Mating of Farmed, Wild Salmon in Newfoundland
17 of 18 rivers studied had evidence of interbreeding Research has confirmed that escaped farmed [...]
NL Province Gives Approval to Grieg Placentia Bay Proposal Without An Environmental Impact Statement
GOVERNMENT OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
Environment and Conservation July 22, 2016
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
The Honourable Perry Trimper, Minister of Environment and Conservation, has a[...]
2019 Recreational Salmon Season. More Of The Same As Expected!
The season for the 2019 Atlantic salmon recreational fishery are the same as previous years:
- Insular Newfoundland - all rivers open from June 1 to September 7, 2019
- Labrador - all rivers open from June 15 to September 15, 2019
However the interim management approach for the recreation[...]
Buying Out Indigenous Atlantic Salmon Fishermen. Will it Work?
In May of 2018 the Atlantic Salmon Federation reached an agreement with Greenland and Faroe Islands fishermen to stop commercial fishing of Atlantic salmon in another attempt at putting the brakes on a rapidly dwindling resource. Salmon from more than 2,000 of the world’s river systems converg[...]