2019 Special Angling Regulations

Are there any closures for the 2019 angling season?

Campbelton Creek in West Prince and Hyde Creek in Cornwall are closed to all angling to allow fish stocks to recover following recent fishkills.  However, Hyde Pond in Cornwall will be open to angling for the Family Fishing weekend: May 17-20 inclusive. 

Are there any 2019 Extended Angling Season Changes?

Two new rivers have been added to the extended angling season.

  • Brudenell River - Waters downstream from Route 4 (Bells Hill) 
  • Hunter River - Campbells Pond and waters downstream from the Campbells Pond Road in New Glasgow

*A reminder that anglers must register and complete a log book to participate in the extended angling season.
Dunk River
Scales Pond will be open to angling from September 16 to November 30.

Rivers with Special Conservation Zones

Special conservation zones have restrictive regulations for the conservation and protection of brook trout.

Morell River :  The Cranes Conservation Zone is closed to all angling on July 1 until the end of the angling season.  This includes 10 m downstream from the bridge on Route 355 to 250 m upstream from the bridge.

West River : From June 1 to September 15th, the section of the main West River from the junction of the Black Brook to Crosbys Dam is restricted to catch and release angling of brook trout using single barbless fly or lure.  

Trout River: From June 1 to September 1, the section of river between the Western Road (Route 2) in Carleton to what is known locally as "Bannys Hole" will be catch and release fishing only, using single barbless fly.

Published date: 
April 10, 2019
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Forests, Fish and Wildlife Division
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183 Upton Road
Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6450
Fax: 902-368-4713

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