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Month: May 2013

Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, May 30, 2013

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 30, 2013 / Comments Off on Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, May 30, 2013

This week there is certainly no shortage of water as last week’s deluge brought the rivers to well above spring high.  As of Wednesday, any pools that were fishable would most likely have to be described as “fishably high”.  The forecast for Wednesday overnight and into today was more rain, so a check with some […]

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Winner of the Capitol Theatre Opera Box Announced

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 29, 2013 / Comments Off on Winner of the Capitol Theatre Opera Box Announced

Tye McGowan of Miramichi is the lucky winner of the Capitol Theatre’s Opera Box for a Year Raffle! Tye is a frequent Capitol Theatre-goer and bought a $5 ticket while purchasing tickets to a show. Mr. McGowan is ecstatic about the prize and is looking forward to sharing it with his friends and family. He [Read More…]

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A Friday Night Racket in Renous

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 29, 2013 /

ECMA nominated Terry Whalen was the first musician with a return engagement to the Friday Night Racket at the Miramichi Folklore Park in Renous last week on May 24th. A good crowd turned out for Terry’s mix of rock and blues standards and his own original songs. This week’s Racket on Friday May 31st will…

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Meet the Pirates of Halifax!

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 29, 2013 /

Canada’s only troupe of authentic pirates are coming to the Miramichi this weekend for the New Brunswick Festival of Tall Ships! The Pirates of Halifax are method actors with screen accurate wardrobes and props. Their home ship is the Liana’s Ransom, which will also be taking part in the festival. On Saturday, June 1st, The…

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Free Transit Service for Festival of Tall Ships

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 28, 2013 /

On Saturday, June 1, residents are invited to ride Miramichi Transit for free. The City of Miramichi and Miramichi Transit are flying the flag and showing their support by offering free rides all day long on Saturday June 1 from 9 am to 7 pm. All existing routes will be fare-free, and there will also…

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Waveglider Finds ASF-tagged Kelt

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 23, 2013 / Comments Off on Waveglider Finds ASF-tagged Kelt

From Atlantic Salmon Federation  Waveglider Finds ASF-tagged Kelt A Wave Glider operated by the Ocean Tracking Network headquartered at Dalhousie University has been undertaking a search pattern for ASF’s sonic-tagged Atlantic salmon kelts and smolts in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Early this week a sonic receiver aboard the wave glider detected the signal from […]

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, May 23, 2013

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 23, 2013 / Comments Off on Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, May 23, 2013

This week’s column has a definite “bright atmosphere” to it.  Yes, there are bright salmon on the Northwest Miramichi, and reports of some bright trout on both the Northwest and Main Southwest Miramichi.  The Striped Bass have moved from the staging area around Strawberry March in City of Miramichi up river to the spawning area […]

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21inc Seeks Nominations for Leadership Experience

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 23, 2013 /

21inc is looking for exceptional leaders and entrepreneurs between the ages of 20 and 35 to be nominated for their unique pan-Atlantic leadership experience! The 21inc Emerging Leaders Summit is an intensive, three-day leadership experience designed to encourage and support young Atlantic Canadians identified as leaders or who have demonstrated considerable leadership potential in their…

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The Tutoring Centre Seeks Volunteers

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 22, 2013 /

The Tutoring Centre in Miramichi is a FREE tutoring service available to students K-12 operated by the Glenelg Youth Alliance, a non-profit charitable organization located in Miramichi. The centre provides young people with an opportunity to get extra help outside the classroom, and work on areas where they need improvement and relies on a heavy volunteer…

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New Mighty Miramichi River Guide Now Available!

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 22, 2013 /

Hot off the presses! The 2013-2014 Mighty Miramichi River Guide arrived at our offices last week! It’s bigger and better than ever! More pages, larger print run, increased distribution! Everyone at Mighty Miramichi is so excited! Pick up your free copy at several locations throughout the entire greater Miramichi region including: Newcastle East Wind Gifts…

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Miramichi Ready for Tall Ships

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 22, 2013 /

The New Brunswick Festival of Tall Ships on the Miramichi happens May 31st to June 2nd, 2013. The festival is the largest of its kind to ever happen in the province and will see at least eight tall ships, Canadian children’s television series star Theodore Tugboat, and the Royal Canadian Navy Ship HMCS Summerside sail…

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MSA News

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 22, 2013 / Comments Off on MSA News
Miramichi Salmon Association

Hi All  Yesterday morning there was little sign of bass in the Northwest and even the DFO biologist agreed they must have moved down to stage somewhere. Then yesterday afternoon they moved up and spawning of striped bass has begun. My husband and a friend went out fishing last night about a kilometer or so […]

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