On May 6 DFO released the management decisions regarding Atlantic salmon angling.
The website with details:
- Anglers will be permitted to retain a total of two salmon with a maximum of one salmon on Class 2 rivers.
- A catch and release limit of three fish per day for all scheduled rivers in Newfoundland and Labrador with the exception of Class 0 rivers. Class 0 rivers are permitted a catch and release limit of two fish per day.
- The retention of salmon on non-scheduled waters is not permitted.
- The multi-faceted Environmental Protocol will continue.
Seasons are as they have been in the past:
Island of Newfoundland – June 1 to Sept. 7
Fall Angling on the Gander, Exploits and Humber – Sept. 8 to Oct. 7
Labrador – June 15 to Sept. 15
List of Atlantic salmon angling rivers in the province
Map of Atlantic salmon rivers