The Senior Ironmen have nothing to be ashamed of, being the runner up in the bronze medal game of the Senior Men Championships. It was anyone;s series. The Ironmen coming close in the opener by 1 run and 4 inches from over the wall, and coming short by 1 run in the placement game for… Read more »
2011 Atlantic Salmon Museum – Hall of Fame – Press Release
The Atlantic Salmon Museum, Doaktown, N.B. will host its annual ‘Hall of Fame Award Banquet’ on Friday, September 23rd with a ‘meet & greet reception’ at 5:30 pm followed by a traditional salmon dinner at 6:30 pm. The price for this special event is $50.00. A tax receipt will be issued for $25.00. A limited number of tickets are available. Please call 506 365 7787 to pay for your ticket or stop by the museum at 263 Main St., Doaktown.
Inductees for 2011 are as follows.
RAYMOND MELVIN HOVEY of Porter Cove (deceased), a very well known guide being one of the oldest guides on the Miramichi.
DONALD ERNEST HOVEY of Porter Cove (deceased), son of Raymond, another guide who was also a cook. Raymond & Donald will be inducted together in the GUIDE CATEGORY.
HEDLEY WATERTON O’DONNELL of O’Donnell Town (deceased), another well known guide who had the honour of guiding TED WILLIAMS for a couple of years. Hedley will be inducted in the GUIDE CATEGORY.
DR. RICHARD SNOW (DICK) of Fredericton, a very well known personality on the river, known for fishing skills and for his strong beliefs in conservation. Dick will be inducted in the ANGLER and CONSERVATIONIST CATERGORY.
RUTHVEN STEWART of Truro, N.S. and formerly from Blackville, N.B. He loved fishing the Miramichi and created a fishing fly called the Portapic Special. Ruthven will be inducted in the ANGLER CATEGORY.
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We are into the heart of the Dog Days of August, but fortunately for the fish, most rivers are on the high side giving a buffer to warm days. Cooler nights in the past few days are also keeping conditons very much on the positive side. As soon as the water drops off, probably by the weekend, this is prime Carter’s Bug time. Let’s hope Irene doesn’t drop a flood upon us and ruin the fishing for the better part of a week.
Both Cassilis and Millerton Trapnets reported few fish with both averaging one, maybe two salmon a day and two to three grilse, so there is no fall run to report yet. However, these numbers are about typical for the time of year. Read more »