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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 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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The CAST SAS Program and the Experimental River

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 23, 2019 /

Many people interested in Miramichi Atlantic salmon have heard of “CAST” or Collaboration for Atlantic Salmon Tomorrow, but most people are probably still not aware of exactly what CAST is doing to help Miramichi salmon not only survive, but hopefully to once again thrive.   As background the CAST program was conceived by bringing together a diverse group of representatives from government, higher education, industry, conservation organizations, and private business. These partners include the University of New Brunswick, The Miramichi Salmon Association, The Canadian Rivers Institute, J. D. Irving, and Cooke Aquaculture.

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Brad Burns – Miramichi Salmon Blog Update

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 11, 2019 /

Even though this is a slow time of the year for salmon news, Brad Burns has been maintaining his Miramichi Salmon Blog with interesting bits and pieces of information. Check it out for photographs of river ice, beaver pelts, wildlife sightings, and 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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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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Mid-Summer Miramichi Salmon Blog

By Brad Burns / July 28, 2018 /

After one of the better June’s in a few years we ran out of luck, or at least most of it. July has been hot, but it is the timing of that heat that has been the killer.  It actually began the last day of June, and just as the heart of the summer run was scheduled to arrive we had a week of 30C range temperatures. 

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Temporary Closure of Salmon Pools on the Miramichi River

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 5, 2018 /

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, due to high water temperature and low water levels. This closure will be starting Thursday, July 5, 2018 and will continue until conditions improve, as per the warm water protocol in place.

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Miramichi June Salmon Fishing

By Brad Burns / July 4, 2018 /

I’m back in Maine after a couple of weeks of June salmon fishing on the Miramichi.  I’m going to ride out the heat wave here and then head back up, hopefully at the end of the week.

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Striped bass spawning ground angling closure in the Northwest Miramichi River from June 4 to June 8, 2018

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 4, 2018 /

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announced the dates of the closure of angling during the striped bass spawning period in 2018 in a portion of the Northwest Miramichi River. From June 4 to June 8, 2018, angling will be prohibited from the bridge in Red Bank downriver approximately 6.5 km, to a line located in front of Williamstown Road and defined by two points as indicated on the following map:

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