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View of the beach and deck area on Halls LakeNew Brunswick has sometimes been referred to as the "river province". There 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.

The 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. Most 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 River.

A selection of great New Brunswick fishing info for your trip preparation.

Today, 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.

Salmon and Trout fishing are so dominating that the regulations are quite detailed. You can view the New Brunswick regulations and guiding requirements at Angling Summary 2005

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