Colinet is an incorporated town located on the northwest arm of St. Mary’s Bay in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Take a look below for 6 interesting and fascinating facts about Colinet, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
1. Colinet is notable for two rivers, the Rocky and the Colinet, which enter the sea in or near the town.
2. The Rocky River has a man-made salmon ladder spanning the 8 metres (26 ft) waterfalls at its mouth.
3. Originally not a salmon river because of those falls, the river was seeded with salmon fry in the mid-1980s.
4. The salmon began using the man-made ladder to bypass the falls in 1987.
5. In 2002, the river opened to recreational anglers, making it Atlantic Canada’s newest salmon river.
6. As of 2011 the town of Colinet had a population of 110 a -33.3% change from 2006 when the population was 165.