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Restriction on Angling

WHAT: Pursuant to section 35(1) of the National Parks of Canada Fishing Regulations, all waters in Gros Morne National Park of Canada are hereby closed to Atlantic salmon fishing, by order of the superintendent:


In addition, the following waters within the Gros More National Park of Canada are 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 Lomond River;
  • Wigwam Pond within 90 meters of the inflow of East Branch and within 90 meters of the outflow of the pond.
  • Bakers Brook
  • Black Brook
  • Bottom Brook (St. Pauls Inlet)
  • Wallace Brook

WHY: This purpose of this closure is to protect Atlantic salmon populations that are at very low levels.

NOTE:   Any contravention of this notice constitutes an offence under section 24(2) of the Canada National Parks Act.  Failure to comply with that Act, the applicable park regulations or this notice may be grounds for prosecution under the Canada National Parks Act.

Park User Permits

Pursuant to section 7.1(2) of the National Parks General Regulations the following designated activities in the park require a personal use permit by order of the Superintendent, Gros Morne National Park of Canada.

  • Visitor Center
  • Hiking
  • Cultural Interpretive Exhibits
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Day Use and Picnic Areas
  • Boat Launches and Docks
  • Viewing Areas
  • Roadside and Trailside Exhibits
  • Camping
  • Skiing and snowshoeing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Boat Tours
  • Parking
  • Beaches
  • Fishing
  • The following superintendent notices are in effect in Gros Morne National Park:

  • Angling Restriction 
  • Park User Permits
  • Area of closure - Gros Morne Mountain (New trail to base) (Jan 24th, 2019)
  • Closure of all river and brooks to Salmon fishing in Gros Morne National Park
  • Area of closure - Wallace Brook Trail / Green Gardens (May 2018)
  • Campground Liquor and Cannabis Prohibition
  • Restriction on Angling NEW!
  • Current Important Information Bulletins

  • Roads Work 
  • Trout River Closure
  • Gros Morne Mountain Closure
  • End of 2019 Snowmobiling Season
  • Gros Morne Closure
  • Immediate Snowmobiling Closure
  • Lowlands Closure
  • Shallow Bay Day Use Area and Ski Trails Closed Temporarily (Feb. 13, 2019)
  • UPDATE Western Brook Pond Project Update ( Jan 22, 2019)
  • Cannabis Legalization and use in Parks Canada places in NL (Oct. 17, 2018)
  • Lookout Trail temporarily closed until spring 2019 to complete construction. (Oct 15, 2018)
  • Western Brook Pond infrastructure upgrades resume (Oct 10, 2018)
  • UPDATE Western Brook Pond Project Update (Oct. 1st)
  • Moose Population Reduction Program Underway in Gros Morne (Sept 20th) 
  • All Rivers and Brooks in Gros Morne National Park Closed to Salmon Fishing ( July 23, 2018)
  • Work to Revitalize National Park Trails Underway (June 26, 2018)
  • Government of Canada Invests in Gros Morne National Park (June 20, 2018)
  • Past Information Bulletins

  • Campground Liquor Prohibition
  • 2018 Salmon Angling in Gros Morne National Park (May 30, 2018)
  • Area of Closure - Gros Morne Mountain (May -June) 
  • Gros Morne Mountain Closed in May and June (Annual Closure) (April 27, 2018)
  • Western Brook Pond Revitalization (Oct. 27, 2017)
  • Snowmobiling Closure for the 2018 Season (April 24, 2018)
  • Winter Trouting Season Open (Feb. 1, 2018)
  • Deer Arm Brook Bridge (old) Removal (Feb. 13, 2018)
  • Lane Closure at Mill Brook Bridge (Feb. 12, 2018)