Coordinates: 49° 4€² 52€³ N, 55° 19€² 39€³ W
Length: 246 km
Why we chose it
Atlantic salmon; One of the province’s best runs
When to fish: From mid-July to September; the peak is in July.
Where to fish: Start in Bishop’s Falls and work upriver, including spots near the paper mill and power plant.
Tip: Most fish are nabbed on size 6, 8 or 10 wets.
—Dwight Blackwood & Gord Follett, hosts of the Newfoundland Sportsman Show