Study concludes Striped Bass are eating up to 18% of the salmon smolts on the Northwest Miramichi River.
The MSA expended a significant of personnel, equipment, and over $150,000 toward this project. Be sure to read “Estimating consumption rate of Atlantic Salmon smolts by Striped Bass in the Miramichi River estuary using acoustic telemetry.”
In some years, it has been confirmed that up to 18% of the salmon smolts in the the Northwest Miramichi River are being eaten by the Striped Bass.
Since 1953, the Miramichi Salmon Association (MSA) and its members have directed their capabilities and their funds to the protection of the entire Miramichi River system. The MSA watches over the Miramichi as a champion of conservation on behalf of anglers, outfitters, guides and all others with economic, environmental and recreational interests in the river.