Angling

There are few angling destinations in the world that rival Newfoundland and Labrador. Whether you’re fishing for wild Atlantic salmon, record-breaking landlocked salmon, trophy brook trout, northern pike, whitefish or large Arctic char, you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll find pristine rivers set against a rugged landscape, plenty of breathing room, and an abundance of trophy-sized fish.

Come stand in our cool, clear waters – some that have never felt the cast of a line – and wait for the big one to test your skills against a real fighter.

Here you’ll find rivers, ponds and lakes that are both novice and pro-friendly. Our outfitters offer all types of adventures and a variety of fish, including everything from tent camps to deluxe lodges. We also provide exclusive fly-ins to remote, untouched areas, which are some of the best in North America. Rest assured, you’ll find the right accommodations to suit your needs and expectations. And you can fish for a variety of trophy fish during your stay. Bottom line? Angling in Newfoundland and Labrador is absolute heaven.

Species

Wild Atlantic Salmon

We have over 60% of North America’s best Atlantic salmon rivers with annual runs of up to 30,000. > Learn More

Trophy Brook Trout

Besides our 10-pound trophies? The best brook trout angling on the planet. > Learn More

Other Freshwater Fish

With so many species to choose from, this place is an angler’s dream. > Learn More

 

Angling Brochure

Plan the angling trip of a lifetime to Newfoundland and Labrador, where you’ll find pristine rivers set against a rugged landscape, and an abundance of trophy-sized species.

Helpful Links

Department of Fisheries and Oceans Regulations – Angler's Guide

Order Traveller’s Guide and Map or Angling Brochure

Getting to Newfoundland & Labrador

Newfoundland & Labrador Weather & Climate

Starting at $499 Per Person
Our local guides know these rivers best. We will take you to the best fishing locations on the rivers to give you the best opportunity to catch a salmon.

Dine on the river with a traditional "Boil Up" style meal of fresh salmon cooked on the open fire, and relax at our Sea View cottages and share your grand yarns of the ones that didn't get away.

Package includes:

3 nights cottage stay

2 days guided salmon fishing

2 traditional "Boil-Up" meals

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Tour Labrador

Starting at $125 Per Person
Come and catch your fresh cod, mackerel or perch. If interested in some wicked scenery of mountainous fjords and stunning cliff sides the Beautiful Bay of Islands is the place to explore in the Newfoundland Dory ! Get the real personal experience, please don't forget your camera ! Cod season usually opens July 1st weekend, in 2016 we had 46 cod fishing days, outside cod season we are catching mackerel! Have your fresh fish filleted on site for your supper, awesome Bald Eagle photography also !
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Four Seasons Tours

Starting at $229.99 Per Person
Your guide slows the boat as you pass Cpt. Kelly's Island learning of pirates and early settlers to the area. Nearing Bell Island he tells you stories of iron ore mining, German subs and WWII shipwrecks. On this rugged adventure, you feel the culture, history, and heritage, a true sense of place. On the beach, you meet your chef, with an amazing spread of seafood laid out that they call a Boil Up. You are overwhelmed with the smell of fish, home-made treats, and colorful wild edibles.
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Ocean Quest Adventures

Starting at $150 Per Person
Join fisherman, Jody Caines, for a hands-on, interactive, Newfoundland cultural experience like no other. Cruise along the beautiful coast of Bonne Bay, Gros Morne National Park, as we share with you the story of the local fishery and the people. See a lobster fishing demonstration and if you like, try for a fish. Then relax on the beach and enjoy a lobster dinner (when in season, other seafood options available) with all the trimmings!
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Oceanside Excursions

Starting at $50 Per Person
Experience the sea as a Newfoundlander! Get close and personal with icebergs or try your hand at cod fishing, hauling lobster pots, or checking the nets of Captain Dave’s commercial fishery. Join Captain Dave, an experienced commercial fisherman for an Newfoundland adventure like no other. Then enjoy a personal tour of the Prime Berth Fishing Museum, winner of the 2015 Tourism Sustainability Award and ranked the 6th Best Museum in Canada by TripAdvisor.
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Captain Dave's Boat Tours and Prime Berth Twillingate Fishing and Heritage Center

Starting at $3495 USD
Trust Experience - over 40 Years Outfitting. An abundance of Brook Trout and large Northern Pike can be found at Igloo Lake. Igloo Lake Lodge is located 72 miles southeast of Goose Bay on the Eagle River Plateau. We offer optional fly-outs for Atlantic Salmon in July & August. The Lodge comfortably sleeps 14 guests. Extensive renovations over the past year includes a "Labrador Room" - new two bedroom facility which has full ensuites, kitchenette & fly fishing library.
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Igloo Lake Lodge

Starting at $4195
Experience fly-fishing on the remote McKenzie River for trophy brook trout, large landlocked salmon, lake trout, and pike. A wilderness fishing adventure in the unspoiled, pristine paradise that is Northwestern Labrador. Group rates available. Half price for anglers under 18 years of age.

Contact Paul for more information.

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McKenzie River Lodge

Starting at $4195.00 Per Person
Experience fly-fishing on the remote McKenzie River for large landlocked salmon, trophy brook trout, lake trout, and pike. A wilderness fishing adventure in the unspoiled, pristine paradise that is Northwestern Labrador. Group rates available. Half price for anglers under 18 years of age. Contact Paul for more information.
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McKenzie River Lodge

Starting at $2700 Per Person
Experience world-class fly-fishing on a pristine river with no waiting and no line-ups. We are the only lodge on the beautiful & remote LaPoile River. A 30-second walk to the nearest pool (just 1 of 18) and catch results that are well above average. We host only 6 anglers each week to keep angling pressure low. Accommodations are clean & comfortable, the guide service is second to none and the atmosphere is casual, peaceful & relaxing. Delicious meals & friendly staff complete the package!
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Salmon Hole Lodge

Starting at $3000 Per Package
Serpentine River is one of the last untamed wonders for Atlantic Salmon fishing and sea trout anglers. Experts and amateurs alike will find the challenge of the river hard to resist. We offer our clients unmatched opportunity for tangling with Salmo Salar. Tease a dry fly down a ripple or swing a wet fly over a deep lie, our expert guides will have you “reading the river” and fishing like a pro. Our lodge overlooks the river so you're only steps away from a great meal and a good night’s rest.
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Newfound Outfitting Ltd.

Starting at $5495 Per Person
Hawke River boasts some of the healthiest runs of Atlantic salmon in Labrador and the diversity of water offers challenges for the beginner or seasoned angler. Your package includes the float plane to and from the lodge from Charlottetown, Labrador, meals, accommodations (double occupancy), guide (one per two anglers), phone, and wi-fi.

Come and experience the pure true wilderness and world class angling.

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Hawke River Outfitters

Starting at $5750 Per Person
Flowers River is the most northerly scheduled salmon river in Labrador. It boasts a strong run of Atlantic salmon and is well known for its spectacular scenery, gin clear water and some of the largest Atlantic salmon in Labrador. Your package includes ground transportation in Goose Bay, float plane to and from the lodge from Goose Bay, meals, accommodations (double occupancy), guide (one per two anglers), phone, wi-fi and license.
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Flowers River Lodge

Starting at $650 Per Night
Enjoy the Eagle River at the tail end of the peak season, with less angling pressure, yet still plenty of fresh fish.

"It's true what they say "At home we learned to cast, on the Eagle we learned to catch". I hooked more fish in 3 days than I had my entire salmon fishing career. This was the trip of a lifetime, until I return. I would recommend it to anyone looking to catch lots of fish from a lodge with higher standards than most."

- Adam Campbell, Amherst, Nova Scotia - August 2015

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Pratt Falls Salmon Lodge

Starting at $3900 CDN
We offer some of the highest-quality outdoor experiences in the heart of the Newfoundland Wilderness. Enjoy the morning birdsong while you observe moose & caribou grazing on the Lodge shoreline. Put your angling skills to the test as you cast a line for Atlantic Salmon. Phenomenal fishing, with nearly 12000 young Atlantic salmon returning to our rivers every year. The salmon fishing season runs from end June to the early September, giving you plenty of time to score your big summer catch.
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Tuckamore Lodge Ltd. (Southwest Pond Lodge)

Starting at $3995 Per Person
Crooks Lake Lodge is located a short 30 minute flight from Goose Bay and is part of the headwaters of the fabled Eagle River. Renowned for large brook trout and pike, Crooks Lake offers anglers the ability to fly fish for these awesome trout in the lake itself or the brooks and rivers that feed the system. Our package includes the flight to and from the lodge from Goose Bay, meals, accommodations, guide, telephone, wifi and ground transportation in Goose Bay.
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Crooks Lake Lodge

Starting at $1750 Per Family
Rafting/kayaking, caving, hiking and salmon fishing are all included in this tour. Based from your two bedroom Condo at Marble Inn Resort you will enjoy an activity filled three days. Tour offerings are customizable. We can adapt the tour to meet the desires and/or abilities of the participants.
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Marble Inn Resort

Starting at $600 Per Couple
Test your fly fishing skills on some of the Largest Salmon the Island of Newfoundland has to offer. Seasoned guides navigate the waters from your base at Marble Inn Resort. Travelling by boat to the many runs, pools and lies that represent holding water for Atlantic Salmon. Outfitted with high quality gear. Novices can expect demonstrations and instruct you as need arises. Resort guides will be sure to show you the best spots to increase your chances.
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Explore Newfoundland

Starting at $69.50 Per Person
You love to fish? We love to fish. Skipper George will interpret and coach you through fishing for mackerel and/or cod (during recreational season) in the cold, clean Atlantic Ocean just off historic Port aux Basques. Included are demonstrations in lobster, crab and whelk as well as fish cleaning and filleting, and interpretation of the commercial fishery on the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland. We have the gear; all you need to do is practice calling, "Here fishy, fishy."
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Port aux Basques Marine Excursions
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Starting at $1160 Per Package
This full day excursion departs from Rose Blanche and is suitable for anyone longing for wide-open natural spaces and fresh air with a thirst for knowledge about life in a Newfoundland outport. Tour to the now-resettled remote communities of Grand Bruit and Petites with a rest stop in the still-active fishing village of La Poile, our skipper's hometown. Views of sea birds, marine life and wild life. Learn about the commercial fishery, and try for a cod or mackerel of your own.
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Port aux Basques Marine Excursions
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Starting at $699 CDN
Thrilling shark fishing adventure at the Gateway to Newfoundland, Port aux Basques. All shark fishing gear is provided for customer use. We use fresh bait to lure mako and blue sharks and release them using humane hook release tools and methods after they are caught. This is a catch and release fishery only.
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Port aux Basques Marine Excursions Inc.
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Starting at $3500 Per Person
Enjoy the earliest Salmon fishing season in Newfoundland on the renowned Long Harbor River. Our private helicopter will bring you to our private lodge. During your stay, meals will be provided by our chef, incorporating locally sourced seafood and wild Newfoundland game enhanced with international flavours. When you’re not fishing, our lodge offers a variety of other activities and amenities to make your stay the ultimate retreat, from hiking our woodlands trail to relaxing in the hot tub.
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Canadian Northern Outfitters

Starting at $225 Per Person
Step onto our fishing premise for the day and immerse yourself in the life of a fisherman! Your day begins on the water, fishing from a dory, and learning the marks with a compass. Then try your hand at filleting your catch, cutting cod tongues or salting splits for the flake. Create a painting of your biggest fish! Finally, make a meal of fisherman's stew and while dinner is bubbling away, share stories in the stage as you knit a net and weave a withe. Something for everyone in the family!
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Fishing for Success at Island Rooms

Starting at $30 Per Person
Petty Harbour is one of the oldest fishing communities having been visited by the Basques, Portuguese and French in the early 1500's. Probably earlier - because no one gives away their prime fishing spots! Our fishing families have maintained a sustainable hook & line fishery - no gillnets - for generations. Join us on a Wharf Walk to discover this history, changes to our harbour due to crab fishing, and the unique names and meanings for the buildings that line the water. We'll peek inside, too!
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Fishing for Success at Island Rooms

 

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