The 280 kilometer long Aguanish River joins the Gulf of St-Laurent near the municipality of Aguanish, 25 kilometers west of Natashquan.
It is distinguished by a formidable natural phenomenon: the Trait-de-Scie. Eight metres wide, this deep canyon is punctuated by several cascades and small waterfalls that allow salmon to swim upstream. In addition, large cavities formed in the pink granite by the force of the current mark the river's course. These are known as "giant kettles".
Trout, landlocked salmon and pike frequent the rushing waters of the Aguanish. Anglers will also encounter the region's characteristic terrestrial wildlife.
Sport fishing has been open on the Aguanish River since 1988. From the mouth of the river to the beginning of the Trait-de-Scie, some four kilometers away, this is a territory with exclusive rights belonging to the Aboriginals of the Innu community of Nutashkuan, in partnership with the Association chasse et pêche d'Aguanish. Nine pools are promised to anglers: six downstream of the first waterfall and three upstream of the second waterfall. Most of the fish caught will weigh between 3.6 and 5.4 kilograms.