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;
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.
Bottom Brook (St. Pauls Inlet)
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.
Cultural Interpretive Exhibits
Day Use and Picnic Areas
Boat Launches and Docks
Roadside and Trailside Exhibits
Skiing and snowshoeing
The following superintendent notices are in effect in Gros Morne National Park: