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2009 Salmon Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The Atlantic Salmon Museum, Doaktown, NB will host its annual Hall of Fame Awards Banquet on Friday, September 25th, with a meet and greet reception at 5:30pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm.

Inductees for 2009 are as follows:

Donald and Hudson (Tompy) MacKay, father and son (both deceased) will be inducted in the GUIDE category, where both gentlemen were employed as guides for many years. Donald was also a caretaker at Burnt Hill.

William Basco (Willy) (deceased) born in Hungary. He guided and worked as a caretaker for Wades, and later for the Campbell’s and Keenan’s pools in Blackville. He will be inducted in the GUIDE category.

The Rev. Walter Chandler Lynch, lives in Miramichi. He learned fly tying from a couple of friends but mostly self-taught. He will be inducted as both an ANGLER, and a FLY TYER.

Jacques Heroux A member of the NB Salmon Council and the NB Wildlife Association. He has been a guest tyer at some of the major Fly Fishing Shows in Canada and in 1999 he was the winner of the Atlantic Provinces Fly Tying Championship. He will be inducted as a FLY TYER.

The Guest speaker will be Doug MacDonald of Moncton. Doug is well known on the Miramichi, and is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Miramichi Salmon Association.

A limited number of tickets are available; please phone (506) 365-7787 for your ticket today. $35.00 each.

Menu:
* 6oz Salmon with egg sauce, mashed potatoes, fiddleheads, carrots, homemade roll, coffee/tea, and dessert.

Activities that evening include;
-Silent Auction
-Chinese Auction
-50/50 tickets

Read more on our website www.atlanticsalmonmuseum.com

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