How many Atlantic Salmon
can be retained while fishing in Newfoundland and Labrador?
Depending on the Class of river you may retain up to six
Atlantic Salmon. This is for Class 1 rivers only. Class
2 rivers four fish can be retained. Class 3 rivers two fish
can be retained and Class 4 rivers are for catch and release
only. In zones 1 and 2, which are located in Northern Labrador,
four fish can be retained incuding one large Atlantic Salmon
over 63 cm.
Can you retain large Atlantic
Salmon on the island of Newfoundland. No, large Atlantic
Salmon (over 62 cm) can only be retained in Larbrador.
Do non-residents need
a guide for Atlantic Salmon fishing in Newfoundland and
Labrador? Non-residents can fish within 800 meters of
a major highway without having aquired the services of a
guide. Beyond this non-residents can contact one of the
outfitters listed on this site and a guide will be arranged.
Are there any special
requirements for Atlantic Salmon fishing in Newfoundland
and Labrador? Yes, all anglers must use a barbless hook.