Fisheries and Land Resources

Newfoundland Small Game Zones

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Avalon/Swift Current

  • All that area of the Island of Newfoundland bounded by a line beginning at Friar Head in Fortune Bay;
  • Then northward following the eastern shoreline of Long Harbour and the Long Harbour River a distance of approximately 40 kilometres to the location where the Bay d'Espoir transmission line crosses the Long Harbour River;
  • Then following straight lines to the Tolt and the northern extremity of Whitehead Pond;
  • Then following the north shore of Whitehead Pond and the eastern shore of Pipers Hole River to Route 210;
  • Then following Route 210 to Goobies on the Trans Canada Highway;
  • Then following the Trans Canada Highway in a southerly direction to its junction with the local road providing access to the community of Sunnyside;
  • Then following the local road providing access to the Town of Sunnyside to the shoreline of Trinity Bay;
  • Then following the shorelines of Trinity, Conception, St. Mary's and Placentia Bays to the point where the shoreline meets the Piper's Hole River, thence following the eastern shoreline of the Piper's Hole River in a general northerly direction to the bridge that crosses the Burin Peninsula Highway, Route 210;
  • Then following Route 210 in a generally southerly direction to its intersection with the Terrenceville Highway;
  • Then following the north side of the Terrenceville highway to the shoreline of Fortune Bay;
  • Then following the shoreline of Fortune Bay to the point of commencement, including all offshore islands lying counter-clockwise from Friar Head, Fortune Bay, to the community of Sunnyside, Trinity Bay.

Burin Peninsula

  • All that area of the Island of Newfoundland bounded by a line beginning at the community of Terrenceville;
  • Then following the Terrenceville Highway to its intersection with the Burin Peninsula Highway Route 210;
  • Then following Route 210 in a generally northerly direction to where it crosses the bridge on the Piper's Hole River;
  • Then following the eastern shore of Piper's Hole River in a southerly direction to its mouth in Placentia Bay;
  • Then following the shoreline of Placentia and Fortune Bay to the point of commencement, excluding all offshore islands.

The Topsails

  • All that area of the Island of Newfoundland bounded by a line beginning at the mouth of Hinds Brook in Grand Lake;
  • Then following the southeastern shoreline of Grand Lake, Sandy Lake and Birchy Lake to the eastern end of Birchy Lake;
  • Then following a straight line to the closest point on the Trans Canada Highway;
  • Then following the Trans Canada Highway in a generally easterly and southerly direction to Badger;
  • Then following a straight line to the closest point on the south bank of the Exploits River;
  • Then following the Exploits River to Exploits Dam;
  • Then following the shoreline of Red Indian Lake in first, a generally northerly direction and then, a westerly direction to the mouth of Buchan's Brook;
  • Then following Buchan's Brook to Buchan's Lake;
  • Then following the western shoreline of Buchan's Lake to it's northwestern extremity;
  • Then following a straight line to the southeastern extremity of Hind's Lake;
  • Then following the eastern shoreline of Hind's Lake to its outlet in Hind's Brook;
  • Then following the south bank of Hind's Brook to the point of commencement.

Remainder of the Island

  • All that area of the Island of Newfoundland not described in the above areas.
 
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