Angling for Salmon in Gros Morne

Angling for Trout and Char in Gros Morne

  • A Gros Morne National Park Fishing Permit is required to fish trout or char unless you are under the age of 16 and accompanied by a person 16 years of age or older who has a Gros Morne National park fishing permit.
  • Anglers must also have a valid park Entry pass.
  • Season is from February 1st to April 15th and from May 15th to September 7th
  • Daily catch limit is 12 fish or 2.2 kg(5 lb) + 1 fish, whichever limit is reached first
  • Possession limit is 24 fish or 4.4 kg(10 lb) plus one fish, whichever limit is reached first
  • Non-residents are not required to have a guide to fish anywhere in the Park.

Park Waters Closed to all Fishing

  • Deer Arm Brook (Eastern Arm Brook)
  • Deer Arm Pond (Eastern Arm Pond) within 90 meters of the inflow of the feeder and within 90 meters of the outflow of the pond
  • Ten Mile Pond including all tributaries
  • Lomond River
  • East Branch of Lomond River
  • Wigwam Pond within 90 meters of the inflow of East Branch and within 90 meters of the outflow of the pond
  • All waters of the Western Brook drainage basin, including Western Brook, Western Brook Pond and Stag Brook
  • Trout River Pond, Trout River and all tributary streams
  • Deer arm feeder between Deer Arm Pond and Ten Mile Pond
  • 100 meters upstream and downstream from any fish counting fence
  • A complete list of regulations pertaining to fishing in Gros Morne National Park can be found in the National Parks of Canada Fishing Regulations 

While fishing in Gros Morne you cannot:

  • Fish between one hour after sunset and one hour before sunrise
  • Fish from bridges
  • Use or be in possession of lead sinkers less than 50g
  • Use more than one fishing line or leave line unattended
  • Use more than one hook or lure
  • Use a fishing line having more than one artificial fly or having live or dead natural bait attached to the fly
  • Use or be in possession of live fish eggs or live minnows for bait

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