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Atlantic Salmon Recreational Fishing for the Gulf Region in 2018

By Nola Chiasson / May 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Moncton, New Brunswick – April 27, 2018 - Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) will maintain the current catch and release management measures for the recreational fishery throughout the Gulf Region for 2018, in order to further protect Atlantic salm…

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MSA President to be featured at the Saint John Union Club

By Nola Chiasson / March 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Mark Hambook, MSA President, will be the key note speaker at this month’s Speaker Series Luncheon, being held at the Union Club in Saint John, N.B. on March 22, 2018. Mark will be providing an update on the status of the Miramichi River’s wild Atlantic…

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Study concludes Striped Bass are eating up to 18% of the salmon smolts on the Northwest Miramichi River.

By Nola Chiasson / January 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

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.”&…

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Join us for the 64th Annual Boston Dinner Honouring John Gerstmayr

By Nola Chiasson / January 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

64th MSA Annual Boston Dinner – Saturday, February 3, 2018– Burlington, MA The 64th Annual Boston Dinner and Symposium will be held Saturday, February 3rd. On this occasion, you will be joining fellow anglers, conservationists and honoring John Gerstma…

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Poem By Paul Baker

By Nola Chiasson / December 22, 2017 / 0 Comments

The river ‘chi, holds a place in my heart With so much to tell, not sure where to start. Perhaps like most tales, from the beginning  Of a young boy one day, who couldn’t stop grinning. My grandfather you see, was a Pond from Ludlow An…

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The MSA 2018 Calendars are finally here!

By Nola Chiasson / December 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

  With an unexpected printing delay now behind us, your 2018 MSA calendar is finally in the mail and expected to arrive in time for the holidays. Featuring 12 great images from this past year’s Photo Contest, ea…

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Join us for our first Comedy Night “Fishing for Laughs”

By Nola Chiasson / October 25, 2017 / 0 Comments

Join us November 18th, 2017 at the Vogue Theatre  in Miramichi, NB for our first comedy night featuring Jimmy MacKinley! Click the image for more details.

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6th Annual Jody Harrison Memorial Fall Salmon Classic

By Nola Chiasson / September 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

You are invited to the sixth annual Jody Harrison Memorial Fall Salmon Classic. It will take place at the Otter Brook Salmon Club on the Little Southwest Miramichi from September 29 to October 1, 2017. All are welcome!

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Spotlight on Betty Fitzpatrick

By Nola Chiasson / September 8, 2017 / 0 Comments
Betty Fitzpatrick

Anyone who has had the wonderful pleasure of meeting Betty Fitzpatrick, will easily know what I mean when I say that there a few other individuals that have such a zest for life. July of this year marked Betty’s 90th Birthday believe it or not and after the invite came and a lot of shock

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Saving wild Atlantic Salmon – CAST Efforts are Making a Difference

By Nola Chiasson / July 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

MSA President Mark Hambrook issued the following Press Release Monday July 24th, 2017. As we reach the mid-point of the 2017 adult wild Atlantic salmon returns to the Miramichi River, it is becoming apparent that not enough salmon are returning to meet critical spawning levels. Salmon stocks in New Brunswick are in crisis.

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Temporary closure of Salmon pools on the Miramichi River

By Nola Chiasson / July 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

Fisheries and Oceans Canada wishes to inform the public that the following 26 salmon fishing pools will be closed to angling for all species of fish, for cause of high water temperature and low water levels, starting Thursday July 20th, 2017.

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MSA Spotlight on Guide, Camp Manager/Owner Mervin Green

By Nola Chiasson / July 11, 2017 / 0 Comments

When first arriving at Mervin Green’s home I was fully expecting to hear some great fishing tales about guiding on the Miramichi River. What I walked away with was 3 hours of stories about adventures across Canada and reasons why women are the best fisherman to guide.

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