Author Archives: Brad Burns

August 25th 2018 Miramichi Salmon Blog

August 25th 2018 Miramichi Salmon Blog

A repost from Brad Burns Fishing Report: Due to sufficiently cooler weather recently, DFO has opened up the listed cold water pools to salmon fishing on 4:00 PM this past Tuesday afternoon, August 21, 2018. I don’t know about other parts of the river, but I do know that in the general vicinity of the mouth of Cains, and the main stem of the lower Cains, that there have been a significant number of fish holding in the temperature buffered pools. Read more »

Fair Trade Gift Sale

Fair Trade Gift Sale

Saint Andrew’s Anglican Church is making a difference in the lives of artisans around the world by selling exquisite, handcrafted gifts and home décor. The event, to be held from 10 am to 9 pm on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the Saint Andrew’s Anglican Church Hall, 214 Pleasant St. offers an opportunity for citizens of Miramichi, NB to make a difference by shopping fair trade. Read more »

July 26 Miramichi Salmon Blog Update – July 26 Miramichi Salmon Blog Update – First Nation’s Commercial Striped Bass Fishery Approved

July 26 Miramichi Salmon Blog Update – July 26 Miramichi Salmon Blog Update – First Nation’s Commercial Striped Bass Fishery Approved

Brad Burns, our Miramichi Salmon and Fishing Guru is back with his Fishing Report and shares the news that the Natoaganeg First Nation “Eel Ground” has been granted approval by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for a commercial striped bass fishery with a quota of 50,000 fish per year.  The details of the distribution are unclear at this time, but the times when the fishery will be conducted are in late May/June and then again in October.  These are the times when the fish are in the river spawning and later preparing to overwinter. Read more »

Mid-Summer Miramichi Salmon Blog

Mid-Summer Miramichi Salmon Blog

After one of the better June’s in a few years we ran out of luck, or at least most of it. July has been hot, but it is the timing of that heat that has been the killer.  It actually began the last day of June, and just as the heart of the summer run was scheduled to arrive we had a week of 30C range temperatures.  Read more »

Miramichi June Salmon Fishing

Miramichi June Salmon Fishing

I’m back in Maine after a couple of weeks of June salmon fishing on the Miramichi.  I’m going to ride out the heat wave here and then head back up, hopefully at the end of the week. Read more »

EBH Garden Club Plant Sale

EBH Garden Club Plant Sale

Attention all Gardeners! The EBH (Escuminac, Baie Ste. Anne, Hardwicke & surrounding area) Garden Club is having a Plant Sale on Saturday, June 9th, 2018, from 10 am to 2pm. Rain or Shine. Read more »

Spring Salmon Blog

Spring Salmon Blog

Spring has finally come to the Miramichi valley. As those of you living in the Northeast know, it was a crazy winter. We had a snow cover in coastal Maine from virtually the first of December until well into April. They still have it in parts of inland Maine. One true Blackville gray beard told me that it was the most snow he had seen in the woods, Read more »

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