Questionnaire on Atlantic salmon and striped bass recreational fisheries in the Gulf Region

We are looking for your feedback on the recreational Atlantic salmon fishery and the recreational striped bass fishery in the Gulf Region. The region covers the eastern coast of New Brunswick, the Northumberland Strait coast of Nova Scotia and Western Cape Breton Island, as well as Prince Edward Island.

Input gathered through this process may be used to inform changes to management measures for these two species.

Who is the focus of this survey

We are looking for comments from:

  • recreational anglers
  • Indigenous peoples
  • members of the public

Management measures

The management measures for Atlantic salmon and striped bass recreational fisheries for the Gulf Region are reviewed annually. They include the fishing season start and end dates, as well as the bag and size limits.

Information on management measures, including past closures, for both species can be found on these Fisheries and Oceans Canada web pages:

Atlantic Salmon

Striped Bass

Further management measures are outlined in the angler’s guide of each province:

New Brunswick

Nova Scotia

Prince Edward Island

Before sending us your feedback, you are encouraged to review the species relevant information in the links provided above.

We want your feedback on the following topics:

  • seasonal catches
  • bag limits
  • size limits
  • other management measures

How to participate

The period for completing the 2023 questionnaire is now over.

Contact us

Eric LeBlanc
Regional Senior Fisheries Management Officer
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Moncton, New Brunswick