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Fishing Trips

Rocky Brook

Rocky Brook Camp: Eight Rods for Three Full Days - Considered to be one of THE premier private fishing properties on the SW Miramichi River, this all-inclusive trip includes 3-days of guided fishing on some of the best salmon waters the Miramichi has to offer, superior accommodations, fabulous chief-prepared meals and river scenery that takes your breath away. Dates for this very rare opportunity are for a mutually convenient time during the ‘Fall 2020’ fishing season. Donated by International Paper. Value – Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity



Family Learning to Fly Fish Adventure- Come to Wilson’s and learn to fly fish! Enjoy 2 days and 2 nights during the 2020 season at Wilson’s classic salmon camp along the Main Southwest Miramichi river.  This self-catered learning vacation for 4 rods includes a professional guide, fishing gear, flies, and as a special bonus, a lazy afternoon float trip on the Miramichi river. Meals, license, and guide tip ($200) are not included. Dates are for a mutually convenient time during the 2020 fishing season.

Little Forks Fishing Lodge – enjoy 3 days of fishing for 4 rods at the wonderful Little Forks fishing lodge. This trip includes: lodging, meals, and guides. Little Forks Lodge has exclusive fishing rights to 13.5 km of the Little Southwest Miramichi river. The dining area runs down the middle of the lodge from the kitchen to the general lounge area. The front lounge area provides comfort and warmth on those chilly mornings and cold fall nights with comfortable rustic lounges and chairs.(Donated by Valley Equipment/Western Star, Fredericton) Value $6800


Upper Oxbow Outdoor Adventures: 4 Rods for 1 days Guided Striped Bass Fishing- Located on the banks of the Little Southwest Miramichi in Sillikers, NB this lodge has been operated by stewards of the river for 5 generations. The successful bidder will enjoy the beautiful onsite accommodations with full meals and guide services for striped bass fishing during the peak of the season. Dates to be arranged at mutual convenience between May 4th and June 20th, 2020  (Donated by Upper Oxbow Outdoor Adventures) Value: $2500



Rapid Water Lodge – Come to the Rapid Waters lodge and enjoy 2 days and 2 nights of fishing on the Main Southwest Miramichi river at Bloomfield Ridge, New Brunswick. The Lodge is situated on 3.8 acres with 387 feet of waterfront right on the Miramichi River. The 140-foot-long structure contains seven bedrooms, three bathrooms, a great room with a spectacular 18ft field stone fireplace, dining room, self-catering kitchen, pantry, laundry room, storage room, two covered porches and a screened room. The lodge is rustic and cozy, yet equipped with all the modern amenities that you want when getting away from it all. Meals and Guide not included. Dates can be arranged for a mutually convenient time during the 2020

Mountain Channel Salmon Club - Two Rods over Two Full Days- Enjoy one the most famous pools along the lower stretch of the Main Southwest, and one of the most pleasant lodges anywhere. Includes full accommodations (arrive mid afternoon on Day One, depart after noon on Day Three); meals and guide service included. Trips must be taken during a mutually agreeable time in the 2020 season by calling head guide Andrew Anthony at 365-1820. (Donated by Members of Mountain Channel Salmon Club) Value: $2,500

Rocky Bend

Rocky Bend Fishing Camp: Located between Rocky Brook and Clearwater Brook, this well-known private salmon fishing camp offers 7 productive pools, fabulous home-cooked meals, comfortable & relaxing accommodations and some of the finest river frontage found anywhere on the Miramichi. This trip is for 4 rods and includes two nights/three days of fishing – arrive mid-afternoon on Day One and leave right after lunch on Day Three. Contact donor to secure mutually agreeable dates for a time in either ‘June or August 2020’. Donated by Grant Brenan/Rocky Bend Fishing Camp. Value: $4,000+



Ledges Inn: Two Rods over 2 Full Days - This is a combination of great fishing, delicious meals and four-star accommodations. Enjoy two full days of fishing with a guide (arrive mid-afternoon day one; depart noon day three). Trips must be taken during a mutually agreeable time and can be arranged by calling head guide Andrew Anthony at 365-1820 for the 2020 season. (Donated by Ledges Fishing Corp.)

Country Haven Lodge & Cottages: 2 rods for one day - Arrive for evening fishing, stay overnight and fish the next morning. Meals and guide included. Contact Byron Coughlan to arrange a mutually convenient time during the 2020 season. Please contact Byron Coughlan at 1-877-359-4665 or 843-9010. Donated by Byron Coughlan Value: $800



Vintage 1930 Hardy ‘UNIQUA’ Fly reel; cira 1930 – This 3 ¾” Hardy UNIQUA fly reel is a collector’s dream. Made and signed by Thomas Armstrong, who started reel making at Hardy in 1928. The reel is in exceptionally good condition and features all the quality workmanship and markings that a vintage collectable must have. However the real hallmark of this reel is the interior plate that reads “Made for James S. Neill & Sons, Fredericton NB”, giving this particular fly reel a very rare and most unique local pedigree. Donated by MSA Director Gary Stairs. Value: A must have collector’s item




‘Atlantic Salmon’ chromolithograph; cira 1901 – This highly collectable ‘Atlantic Salmon’ chromolithograph by well-known American sporting artist A.D. Turner is in fabulous condition, boasting original frame and updated archival matting and backing. Turner published in New York and he was a feature artist in the 1901 book entitled “Forest, Lake and River: The Fishes of New England and Eastern Canada”. Turner’s chromolithographs are among the most impressive of that period. Donated by MSA Director Gary Stairs. Value: $1,200 plus

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Framed Autographed Jake Allen Jersey (Donated by Jake Allen and Teed Saunders)

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Salmon Flies by Jerome Malloy- Jerome is a two-time consecutive winner of the World Fly Tying Competition sponsored by the Fédération Québécoise pour le saumon atlantique (FQSA). In 1995 he was inducted to the Master Fly Tyer’s Hall of Fame as well as the Atlantic Salmon Museum Hall of Fame in Doaktown. Living in Saint John, NB Jerome’s flies are sought after by both collectors and anglers alike. (Donated by Jerome Molloy) Value: Priceless

“River Kings” Original Framed Photo by Nick Hawkins- Braving the ice cold waters, Nick Hawkins captured ground breaking images of Atlantic salmon in their spawning colors. The image "River Kings" symbolizes the power and beauty of Atlantic salmon and the incredible waters they inhabit. Don’t miss out on a chance to make one of these remarkable photographs your own. For more info visit (Donated by Nick Hawkins& Bates Laminating and Framing) Value:


"MIramichi Tributary" by artist Henry McDaniel (1906-2008)- McDaniel is considered one of America’s acclaimed painters. Like artists of the Hudson River School, McDaniel painted streams, seascapes and landscapes as an outpouring of his passion for nature and to promote conservation. McDaniel was an avid angler and sportsman and his skill at portraying the effects of light and shade on the surface of water is the hallmark of his paintings. His works are collected worldwide by nature lovers and sportsmen alike. Please note: there is a reserve on this painting. (Donated by Joe McDaniel) Value –$6500


“Floral Dance” by Lindsey MacKay – Lindsey McKay is a Fredericton based painter specializing in impressionistic heavy textured acrylic paintings. Her work celebrates texture and color and is current and relevant for people to behold and appreciate. After graduation as a Graphic Designer in 1991, Lindsey has successfully sold her work to numerous private commissioners in Canada, the United States and Europe. Please note: there is a reserve on this item. (Donated by Lindsey MacKay) Value $1750

Special Items


Swamp Bear Salmon Carving- Donated by Joel Palmer

Nutri-Lawn Classic Lawn Care System- a 6 application program offering seasonally timed treatments of traditional products and services to help ensure that healthy lush lawn for the 2018 season. (Please note this offering is based on a 4,000 sq.ft. property; for larger lawns a price adjustment can be arranged between the successful bidder and the company.) Three fertilization applications (spring, summer and fall) two weed control applications and one sea kelp application for drought stress. Service can be for Fredericton, Moncton or Saint John.(Donated by Nutri-Lawn Care, Fredericton)

The Eternal Vine Oval-Curb Link Bracelet – From a single jewellers bench in Vancouver, Canada in 1994, and with a passion to build statement jewelry, Bloodline Design has become a leading design house recognized worldwide for it’s boldly individual and immediately recognizable jewels. Bloodline’s timeless pieces blend luxurious metals and gemstones with a commitment to excellence that began in the old world and was reborn in the powerful, classic and distinctly original brand that is Bloodline Design. (Donated by Bloodline Design) Value: $665

Dinner for 4 at SouthView Lane -Join Norm Betts and Laura Gilks for dinner while enjoying a stunning sunset view of Fredericton from their home located at 1 SouthView Lane. The evening will include a 4-course meal, and drinks for 4 people. The menu and evening date are flexible and will be discussed prior. Previous dinner party menu items have included delights such as, beet-root cured gravlax, shrimp cakes, beef tenderloin, salmon, lobster risotto, pot-o-chocolate, Gaspe pudding – the choice is yours! Come join us for drinks, dinner, interesting conversation and maybe a fish story or two. (Donated by Norm Betts and Laura Gilks)

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Original Salmon Carving -A truly unique and original one-of-a-kind piece of Canadiana art by N.B craftsman Charles Clark. Please note there is a reserve.(Carved and donated by Charles Clark of Burtt’s Corner) Value: One of a kind

Cake or Pie for a Year- Everyone knows the Lincoln Big Stop has the best cakes and pies! Why not treat yourself to a year’s supply? Stop in and grab a cake or pie each month of the year.(Donated by Linden and Beth Fenety/Lincoln Big Stop Irving)  Value: Delicious

Garden Bench

4’ GARDEN BENCH IN TURQUOISE, BY C.R. PLASTIC – Made from up to 100% recycled plastic, this line of patio furniture diverts millions of pounds of bottle caps, milk jugs and orange juice containers that might otherwise have been destined for a landfill or ocean. Comprised of 7/8” thick material with solid colour throughout and a woodgrain finish, this furniture is heavy, durable and can withstand all weather conditions; it will not fade, discolour or chalk for at least ten years, and is guaranteed never to rot, crack or split. (Donated by Sunpoke) Value: $500


Steel Fire Pit – Hexagonal design with panels depicting nature scenes, painted with a high heat resistant black paint. This fire pit is sure to offer many hours of outdoor fun!(Donated by McDonough ) Value One of a kind


Beer Tasting and Brewery Tour of Graystone for 8 People- This includes a tour of the brewery with a tasting of Graystone beer. Graystone brews small batches of hand crafted, west coast style ales as well as pours over 20 NB craft beers on site. Date to be arranged for a mutually agreeable time. (Donated by Gray Stone Brewery) Value: $400