Consultation on the recreational trout fishery in insular Newfoundland
Current status: Closed
This engagement ran from October 17, 2018, to December 17, 2018.
We're looking for your feedback on the recreational trout fishery in insular Newfoundland.
How to participate
Fill out the online questionnaire, or submit comments or questions by email or mail.
Who is the focus of this consultation
This consultation is looking for comments from:
- recreational anglers
- Indigenous peoples
- members of the public
Recreational trout angling occurs throughout insular Newfoundland. The fishery has both summer and winter fishing seasons as outlined in the Angler's Guide. For insular Newfoundland, trout species include:
- rainbow trout
- brown (sea run) trout
- speckled (brook) trout
The recreational trout fishery is managed using a combination of management measures.
Details of trout management measures can be found in the Angler's Guide. Before sending us your feedback, you're encouraged to review this information.
We want your feedback on the following topics:
- bag limits
- size limits
- fishing seasons
- possession limits
Input gathered through this process may be used to inform changes to management measures used in the recreational trout fishery going forward into the 2019/2020 season.
Recreational Trout Public Consultations
Resource Management and Aboriginal Fisheries
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
P.O. Box 5667
St. John’s NL A1C 5X1
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