Sport fishing

The main attractive species for sport fishing in Tshitassinu – La Romaine sector are brook trout, lake trout, arctic char, northern pike, landlocked salmon and whitefish.

The fishing rules in portion A of zone 19 South apply in Tshitassinu – La Romaine sector.

However, since June 1st, 2011, the ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) prohibits fishing for all species in a portion of the territory, either on Romaine and Puyjalon rivers as well as on their tributaries frequented by salmon, including the Bat-le-Diable, au Foin and Allard rivers (portion B of 19 fishing zone South). Water bodies.

The prohibition against fishing applies to the Romaine River, from its mouth up to the Grande Chute, as well as to the Puyjalon River, from its confluence with the Romaine River to the first rapid of the outflow of the Lake Puyjalon, including tributaries of the two rivers. This regulation is intended to protect the anadromous atlantic salmon.

Since April 1, 2018, it is forbidden to fish for lake trout on the Romaine-1 reservoir over its entire surface. This prohibition is to ensure that a viable population is established. However, fishing for other species can be done and sport fishing regulations must be respected.



For all questions relating to sport fishing in Quebec, please refer to



Tshitassinu – La Romaine sector

Since April, 2014, in addition to the fishing licence from the Government of Quebec, a daily right of access issue by the Société Tshitassinu must be obtain to fish in the Tshitassinu - La Romaine sector. 

The right of access is free of charge. Get it from the Société Tshitassinu

Press release - fishing.pdf


Rules about sport fishing in-season could be modified by the ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP). To obtain additional information on the changes, visit the Department website or contact customer service.