Fish Commonly Found in Red Indian Lake

Red Indian Lake is the second largest lake on the Island of Newfoundland and home to 4 common species of fish. However we will only be including 3 of the species below, Brook Trout, Ouananiche and Arctic Char, as part of our Derby competition. As per the government regulations, it is illegal to retain Atlantic Salmon in Red Indian Lake, so be sure you note the differences between the Salmon and Ouananiche. No Atlantic Salmon are allowed to be retained in Red Indian Lake. The watershed above the Exploits Dam is strictly Catch and Release only. So unfortunately, we will not accept Atlantic Salmon as part of the Fish Derby Competition. 

For more information about fishing in these areas feel free to click on the links!

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

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