Heritage Fishing Guided Experiences


The fishing families of Petty Harbour have kept their harbour free of gill

nets. Even today, cod is fished by hand, one by one with a single line and

hook. Read about it HERE


You can experience this proud tradition. Even learn how to find the

location of a fishing berth that has been kept secret from father to son

for generations.


Join us on a heritage fishing trip!  Check out our packages HERE

Summer 2016 Dates & Rules  HERE 


Catch your cod, learn to fillet, and then prepare your own pan fried cod

with scrunchions on a camp stove. And for special occasions, we'll help

you make an artistic & permanent print of your fish!

Tourism Programs


Experience Our Fishing Heritage

Thank you for spending your holidays with us


Your tourism dollars support our


youth & community programs! 



Call 709-740-3474

Island Rooms of Petty Harbour

Fishing for Success

Want to make a day of it? Or a weekend? But don't want to be bothered with all the details?

Let us know and we will connect you with all our hospitality partners!

After all, holidays are supposed to be fun! Not work.

Heritage Fishing ~ Little Boats ~ Walk About

Island Rooms of Petty Harbour

home of FISHING FOR SUCCESS, Inc.

10 D Main Road, Petty Harbour, NL A0A 3H0

PHONE: (709) 740-3474.

Little Boats of Newfoundland Experience


Newfoundland and Labrador has a close connection to the Sea. 

It is built upon a tradition of not just fishing, but building little wooden boats in the shed over a long cold winter. 


Maybe you've heard the song, "Fishing in a dory off the coast of Newfoundland...." Don't just imagine it - Live it! 


Join one of our guides for a dory rowing lesson, dory fishing trip or schedule a dory of your very own to rent for an afternoon! Or a romantic sunset row with your sweetheart including a fisherman's grub tub packed with all those refreshments needed to make it a perfect evening for two! 


We can tailor an "excursion around the bay" just for you!​​

Walk-About in Petty Harbour


Any little fishing village that has stood the test of time and North Atlantic winds for hundreds of years has many secrets to reveal.

When the Basque arrived here in the 1500's to fish, the Beothuk were already here, and some believe that faeries have always been in the hills...fill your pockets with bread! You'll need it when you cross the river. 


Wharf Walk-About the harbour and have those fishery questions answered! So what are those round orange nets? Learn about the Protected Fishing Area.


Rolling Rocks & Berries and make sure you bring a bucket for your treasures!


*Walk-abouts are seasonal. Call us for details or special bookings.