Your fishing in New
Brunswick has sometimes been referred to as the "river province".
are plenty of exciting opportunities for fishing in New Brunswick’s
19,884 miles of rivers and streams. The crystal clear waters boast a variety
of sport species to test your skills. The
mighty rivers with their ample supply of renowned Atlantic Salmon, the
rivers and lakes with trout and bass, deep-sea fishing in the Bay of Fundy
or up the Acadian coast to Bathurst.
Several main river systems dissect the province
from north, south, east and west, providing a suitable habitat for the
great Atlantic Salmon, especially in the northern half of the province.
Brook Trout are also plentiful in this region. In the more populous south,
there are several varieties of trout and smallmouth bass, a sport fish
which is gaining popularity.
Miramichi, world famous for its Atlantic salmon, flows through the heartland
of New Brunswick. Imagine for a moment the thrill and how your reel would
whine when a forty pound salmon takes the fly.
fly fishermen practice their sport on rivers in the north and east, while
lure fishermen throng to the more accessible lakes and rivers of the south
and west. The
primary fishing rivers New Brunswick are the Kedgwick, Restigouche, Upsalquitch,
Nepisiguit, Miramichi, Tobique, Cains, Magaguadavic, and the Saint John
selection of great New Brunswick fishing info for your trip preparation.
lure fishing for brook trout, rainbow trout, landlocked salmon, and especially
black or smallmouth bass has become very popular. With strictly enforced
bag limits and continuous restocking programs, New Brunswick's sport fishery
should have a healthy future.
The Saint John River is home to Canada's largest game fish,
the muskie. The river has yielded many tackle busting beauties.
Salt water angling Cod
- Mackerel - Groundfish - we fish for them all, and you never know what
might become interested in your hook! Various deep
sea charters on the Bay of Fundy and along the Northumbrian Straight are
available from mid-summer to early autumn.
and Trout fishing are so dominating that the regulations are quite detailed.
You can view the New Brunswick regulations and guiding requirements