Capelin are small fish that come to our beaches every year to spawn; it can be difficult to accurately predict their arrival which is why I’ve created this Capelin Calendar: a place to check if the capelin have arrived in Middle Cove.
During the season many people visit Middle Cove beach to check if the capelin are rolling or not. If you have fresh capelin information, please share it here, it’s as easy as leaving a response below.
The 2005-2008 dates used here come from a flickr search, the 2009-2013 dates are based on personal observation. From 2014 on, the information is based on comments made right here on this page.
Capelin in the East Coast Trail Guide
Because capelin are so important to Newfoundland’s coastal wildlife (like puffins and whales), they feature prominently in the East Coast Trail Guide, a digital book I created for the iPad: