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Miramichi Ice Out Report

By Brad Burns / March 30, 2020 /

With the current state of world affairs, and the shelter-at-home situation that we now find ourselves in, I thought I’d start a blog that I will keep open until the ice is out of the Miramichi, tracking the progress on a ongoing basis. Actually I’ve been watching for a little while, and the first hints…

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On the Cains – New Book by Brad Burns is an Historical Tribute to the Cains River

By Brad Burns / March 17, 2020 /

The Cains River is the largest tributary of the Southwest Miramichi. The fishing and history of The Cains and Miramichi Rivers is inseparably linked. In many ways it was the development of week-long Cains River float trips by outfitter W. Harry Allen and his extended family of Wades and Allens that started things off at the…

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Miramichi Salmon News, Late Winter 2020

By Brad Burns / January 31, 2020 /

Fishing Friends – State of the Miramichi Atlantic Salmon Population:  The Canadian ocean fisheries branch of the government, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans or DFO, has completed a report of the Miramichi and Resitgouche River fisheries for 2019. The full report is not available to the public just yet, but highlights of it have…

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January 2020 Miramichi Salmon Blog

By Brad Burns / January 8, 2020 /

  A March run Naver springer salmon in fantastic condition. Fishing Friends –Your salmon fishing schedule for 2020Have you planned your Atlantic salmon trips for 2020? I have, almost, but I’m leaving a couple of things open. I’m headed to the River Naver in Scotland for the first two weeks in March as I have…

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Miramichi Final Salmon Counts for 2019

By Brad Burns / November 21, 2019 /

Brad Burns of Brad Burns Fishing features an article with Giv’er Miramichi on the Final Salmon Counts for the 2019 Year along the Miramichi! Check out the article to read more!

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Miramichi End of Summer Salmon Report

By Brad Burns / September 6, 2019 /

Brad Burns of Brad Burns Fishing Report shares with Giv’er Miramichi the Miramichi End of Summer Salmon Report and with Late Summer Fishing in Miramichi and in Newfoundland.

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Miramichi Early Season Salmon Report

By Brad Burns / July 22, 2019 /

Brad Burns of Brad Burns Fishing shares this update of the Early Season of Salmon Fishing with Giv’er Miramichi.

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Miramichi Late May Report

By Brad Burns / May 28, 2019 /

Brad Burns of Brad Burns Fishing shares with Giv’er On The River a Miramichi Late May Report of Fly Fishing. Check out the article to read more!

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Miramichi Spring Fishing Report 2019

By Brad Burns / May 10, 2019 /

Brad Burns, of Brad Burns Fishing shares along his first report of the 2019 year of the Miramichi Spring Fishing. Check out this article to read much more!

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2018 Miramichi and Cains Rivers Fall Fishing Recap

By Brad Burns / October 22, 2018 /

Brad Burns shares this 2018 Miramichi and Cains Rivers Fall Fishing Recap following the Fly Fishing Season closure of the 2018 year.

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August 25th 2018 Miramichi Salmon Blog

By Brad Burns / August 27, 2018 /

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.

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Fair Trade Gift Sale

By Brad Burns / August 27, 2018 /

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.

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

By Brad Burns / July 30, 2018 /

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.

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