Fisheries and Land Resources
May 31, 2019

Public Advisory: Year of the Salmon Fly Competition Deadline Extended

The deadline to participate in both streams of the Provincial Government’s International Year of the Salmon Fly Competition has been extended to June 21.

Voting for the Angler’s Choice competition to name the province’s favourite existing fly has resumed on Engage NL.

Entries for the Designer’s Choice Competition for best original salmon fly design may be submitted to:

Year of the Salmon Fly Competition
30 Strawberry Marsh Road
PO Box 8700
St. John’s, NL
A1B 4J6

International Year of the Salmon highlights the importance of salmon and how people can help ensure the conservation and restoration of salmon and salmon habitats, especially in light of increasing environmental change. These ideas are reflected in the theme “Salmon and people in a changing world,” with international events planned for 2019 and continuing into 2022. For more information, please email

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Media contact
Linda Skinner
Fisheries and Land Resources
709-637-2284, 632-8167

2019 05 31                              3:45 p.m.