fishing is probably the fastest growing outdoor sport in
Newfoundland and Labrador. It's not until recently that
avid fishermen have realized the joy and excitement involved
in brook trout fishing. The crystal clear water in the rivers
of Newfoundland and Labrador makes a great home for this
flamboyant fish species. One
of the most delicious of the trout family, a superb table
fish, considered better eating than brown or rainbow trout.
Depending on the fish's diet, the flesh can vary from white
to bright orange.
can be somewhat of a challenge to catch. Certain days you
can cast a line all day long and no takers. The next day,
however, using the same tackle you may catch your daily
bag limit in just a few minutes. Some of the best brook
trout waters in the world are in sparsely populated regions
of Newfoundland and Labrador.
a deep-water fish, in certain areas of Labrador large numbers
of lake trout are concentrated in shallow, fast flowing
water for most of the season, where they offer fly-fishermen
and light tackle enthusiasts the unusual opportunity to
tangle regularly with 15 to 25 lb. lakers. What is truly
astonishing is the sheer number of large fish. We believe
that Labrador offers the best shallow-water fishing for
lake trout in North America. Certain areas of Newfoundland
also offers exciting lake trout fishing.
The Lake Trout
is the staple cold water species . The northern areas of
Newfoundland and Labrador has an excellent concentration
of structure for holding the biggest Lakers. These fish
can be taken using surface techniques or by trolling. The
biggest fish are generally taken deeper and hooking one
that exceeds 20 lbs. is a real possibility.