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Our regular season runs from late June until the first week of September. The prime fishing season is from early July to late August.
We suggest an eight-to ten-foot fly rod and 6-9 weight floating lines with at least 100 yards of backing. We use wet and dry flies in sizes 6-10. If you have wading boots you can bring them, but they're not required to fish from the boats, just the shoreline. Remember your camera. You'll have plenty of wilderness "photo opps." Make sure you throw a warm sweater in with your personal kit. We supply rain gear, and flotation jackets. At your request, we'll supply any equipment you need so, if you forget anything, rest assured you'll still be able to tackle the river well prepared for an unforgettable fishing adventure. Please visit the Department of Fisheries & Oceans for more information on obtaining a salmon fishing licenses.
Whether you choose to fish from shore or from a river boat you'll have your own personal licensed guide* as you cast for wild Atlantic salmon and brook trout. Your guide can give you advice on fishing techniques.(*Guiding available shared 2:1)
"On the way up river during fall fishing season."
Coming to the Gander River Lodge for salmon fishing in Newfoundland & Labrador, and you or a companion are new to the sport or perhaps a bit rusty? Our experienced guides can assist you in proper casting techniques and always ready to help. Our goal is to make your salmon fishing trip in Newfoundland & Labrador relaxing and fun. The way is should be!
Our trip package includes transportation from George.s Point Wharf Gander Bay to the Camp via the Gander River Boats. Whether you're coming from another part of Canada, or abroad, we would be happy to assist with your airline reservations to Gander, Newfoundland & Labrador.