As the name suggest, Arctic Char is not common to southern
waters. They strive in rivers that have very cold temperatures
such as those in Labrador. However some rivers on the island
of Newfoundland also have large stocks of Arctic Char.
Arctic Char fishing in Newfoundland
and Labrador is restricted to certain areas and rivers,
especially on the island. While the colder temperatures
of the rivers in Labrador attracts thousands of Arctic Char
annually. Newfoundland rivers are less frequented by this
species. The northern half of the island is reasonably good
for Arctic Char fishing but as you progress northward it
generally becomes better.
Outfitters in Labrador are
notorious for the large number of Arctic Char retrieved
at there fishing lodges annually. Probably one of the best
Arctic Char fishing areas on the globe is in Labrador, Canada.
World record Arctic Char has been reprieved in these waters
and some rivers are literally teeming with this interesting
There are very few outfitters
in Newfoundland and Labrador that specialize in Arctic Char
fishing. Most fishing outfitters offer Arctic Char fishing
as an add on to Atlantic Salmon or Trout.