Category Archives: Miramichi Fishing Report

Striped bass spawning ground angling closure in the Northwest Miramichi River from June 4 to June 8, 2018

Striped bass spawning ground angling closure in the Northwest Miramichi River from June 4 to June 8, 2018

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announced the dates of the closure of angling during the striped bass spawning period in 2018 in a portion of the Northwest Miramichi River. From June 4 to June 8, 2018, angling will be prohibited from the bridge in Red Bank downriver approximately 6.5 km, to a line located in front of Williamstown Road and defined by two points as indicated on the following map: Read more »

The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point

Seems a little strange to be writing about the tipping point – that time between spring salmon and the first bright fish on the Miramichi – when not much more than a week ago it was cold, and the water level was near flood stage.  But it’s different now.  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 »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, November 9, 2017

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, November 9, 2017

MIRAMICHI – Let us remember our Veterans on Remembrance Day November 11! On The Water: Christmas Shopping List (Clip and Paste) by Doug Underhill MIRAMICHI – With the fishing season over and equipment taken care of, I’ll wrap up another season with my annual Christmas shopping suggestions for the angler. I’ve checked with my friends… Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, November 2, 2017

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, November 2, 2017

NEXT WEEK: The Christmas Shopping List MIRAMICHI – Another angling season is in the books. The last three weeks of the season provided very good salmon angling, but we must wait to see the final numbers to make a proper assessment. Striped bass also picked up during the final weeks of the season. Jim Laws… Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, October 26, 2017

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, October 26, 2017

MIRAMICHI – The only remaining salmon rivers open until October 29 are the Bartibog, Tabusintac and Burnt Church Rivers which are all very low water at present. If we get the rain that is forecast for today, perhaps there will be an opportunity to encounter some fall fish in these rivers. Jim Laws of Miramichi… Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, October 19, 2017

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, October 19, 2017

CORRECTION: Last week I inadvertently gave out wrong information regarding the daily retention number of stripped bass. I had stated “two” which was wrong. As of September 1 until October 31 the daily retention is ONE FISH ONLY between 50-75 centimeters. NOTE: For the past three weeks, there has been a disruption in this column’s… Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, October 12, 2017

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, October 12, 2017

MIRAMICHI – For the most part, this is the last week of the season with Sunday, October being the final day of 2017 for salmon. Exceptions are the Bartibog, Tabusintac and Burnt Church Rivers which close October 29. So a big THANK YOU to all my sources for their reports this season. Rain on Sunday/Monday… Read more »

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, September 21, 2017

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, September 21, 2017

MIRAMICHI – Anglers should be aware that starting Tuesday, September 26 the annual NB Moose Hunt begins and lasts until Saturday September 30. This means anglers must be careful while out and about along the rivers, and would be wise to wear some hunter orange so as to not be mistaken for a “Swamp Donkey”.… Read more »

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