Notice to Recreational Anglers

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Gulf Region

Return to normal angling hours in the Nepisiguit River

Moncton, New Brunswick – July 23, 2021 - Fisheries and Oceans Canada wish to inform the public that all angling will return to normal angling hours in the Nepisiguit River, from the Highway 11 Bridge at Bathurst upstream to Nepisiguit Falls dam at Bathurst Mines, not including tributaries, due to an improvement in water conditions. This reopening will take effect on Saturday, July 24, 2021.

Please refer to Gulf Variation Order 2021-080 for further details. The Orders Registry is available online at: Orders Registry - Order summaries for existing fisheries

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