Notice to Recreational Anglers

Fisheries and Oceans Canada,
Gulf Region

Reopening to regular angling hours on the Restigouche River system

Moncton, New Brunswick – August 30, 2021 - Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) wishes to inform the public that recreational angling for all species will reopen to regular hours from grid reference 19 T 662058E 5317411N to grid reference 19 T 662048E 5318449N at Morrissey Rock upstream to the junction with the Kedgwick River (north American Datum 1927), on the Restigouche River System, closed since August 13, 2021,due to an improvement in water conditions.

This reopening will take effect on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.

For further details, please consult the Gulf Variation Order 2020-096. The Orders Registry is available online at: Gulf Region Order Registry site.

To report any suspicious fishing activity, please contact the nearest Conservation and Protection detachment in the Gulf Region or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

For more information on this fishery, please contact:

Mathieu Vienneau
Regional Senior Fisheries Management Officer
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Moncton, New Brunswick
(506) 875-5283