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.

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