Brunswick has sometimes been referred to as the "river province".
are plenty of opportunities for fishing trips along New Brunswick’s
3814km 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 coast to Bathurst.
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Several main river systems dissect New Brunswick
and provide 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 New
Brunswick heartland. Imagine the thrill of the moment and how your reel
would whine when a forty pound salmon takes your 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 New Brunswick fishing rivers are the Kedgwick, Restigouche, Upsalquitch,
Nepisiguit, Miramichi, Tobique, Cains, Magaguadavic, and the Saint John
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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 fishing
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.