Fishing the

Ferrée River

In brief

Ferrée River

Rivière Ferrée flows south from Anticosti Island for 26 kilometers, draining a watershed of some 150 square kilometers. It is the island's least-frequented salmon river.

A river of contrasts, its upstream section is characterized by an astonishingly rugged relief, while towards the mouth it flows through calm waters. This flat terrain is ideal for observing the sea ducks and geese that frequent the island's coastline.

The Rivière Ferrée has 20 salmon pools along its entire course, of which only 3 are accessible to anglers, located on the territory of outfitter Safari Anticosti, which holds exclusive fishing rights over 14 kilometers of the river. As it is located close to the Chaloupe River, the outfitter uses the Ferrée as a secondary river when the maximum number of anglers is reached on the Chaloupe. Fishing quotas on the Ferrée are also lower than on the other rivers managed by Safari Anticosti.


River manager

Safari Anticosti

North-Shore Duplessis and Anticosti Island

Carte - North-Shore Duplessis and Anticosti Island

Access to the region

Duplessis: The main highway, Route 138, runs along the St-Laurent, crossing a dozen municipalities as far as Natashquan. The northern hinterland, where the towns of Fermont and Scherfferville are located, is accessible by road from Baie-Comeau and by train from Sept-Îles. Finally, the Basse Côte-Nord region can be reached by boat or plane.

Anticosti: accessible by boat or plane.


Nature at its best

Twenty-seven monumental rivers await you in this vast territory, where nature is grandiose, generous and wild, with salmon renowned for their fighting spirit!

This immense territory includes Duplessis and the paradise island of Anticosti.

In Duplessis, as you travel east along the St-Laurent, you can observe the transformation of the landscape: black spruce hills, peat bogs and marshes gradually give way to sparse vegetation. Everywhere, nature reigns supreme, vast and untamed, pleasing in its ruggedness.

The rivers of the Duplessis region are often majestic in their beauty, flowing through deep valleys that almost always lead to small villages clinging to the coast. Near the coast, their waters have the typical color of fossil resin, while on

In Anticosti, in the middle of the Gulf of St-Laurent, the clarity of the river water is striking. In keeping with this wild environment, North Shore salmon are renowned for their fighting spirit.

Image | North-Shore Duplessis and Anticosti Island
Image | North-Shore Duplessis and Anticosti Island
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