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Salmon eggs spawned last fall have been incubating overwinter at our hatchery. The resultant fry will be stocked into the Miramichi River in the spring.


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River Cam

View our live River Cam video feed from Bullock’s Lodge in Boiestown, New Brunswick.

Public Pools

We maintain a list of known and accessible public pools with maps and directions.

The Leaper

Our monthly newsletter keeps our supporters informed on everything happening with the MSA.


The Miramichi Salmon Association is Hiring

The MSA is currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team! Please see below for the positions we currently have available. Student Field and Hatchery Technician Location: South Esk, NB Position: Student Closing Date: March 1st, 2024 MSA Job Posting


Press Release: Survival of Miramichi salmon stocks at high risk

Atlantic salmon returns to the Miramichi River recorded during 2023 represent a historical low point. Local conservation groups point to the recent explosion of striped bass in the Miramichi estuary as a significant factor in the sharp declines in salmon returns. Striped bass, known to prey on fish species native to the Miramichi watershed, including Atlantic…