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MSA October Conservation Update

October was a whirlwind of a month! The MSA field crew has been very busy with the beaver dam management program and broodstock collection. Beaver dams are known barriers to adult Atlantic salmon migrating upstream to spawn, blocking access to habitat in the upper reaches of brooks and streams. Beavers can repair active dams within…

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MSA 2018 Photo Contest Winners Announced

This years photo contest was quite competitive with over 100 entries from a mixture of MSA Members and Non-Members. The Strongest Categories being Scenes with over 35 entries in that category alone. This years overall winners were Iris Cieko again, with a beautiful photo of guides and anglers caught under a summer rainbow; and Jody…

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‘We’re losing a part of our DNA’ says Senator

ROBERT WILLIAMS TELEGRAPH-JOURNAL 18 Oct. 2018 SAINT JOHN – Eight rods, three days, exclusive world-class living at the mouth of Rocky Brook on the Southwest Miramichi, and as much salmon as you can haul in. And all it will cost you is $26,500.  The Atlantic Salmon Federation, in partnership with the New Brunswick Salmon Council and…

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Decimation of Atlantic Salmon Spawning Grounds

Inquiry—Debate Adjourned Hon. David Richards rose pursuant to notice of October 2, 2018: That he will call the attention of the Senate to the decimation of Atlantic salmon spawning grounds on the Miramichi, Restigouche and their tributaries. He said: Honourable senators, I am going to talk about my river for a bit. What we call fish…

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