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MSA July Update

The beginning of July saw the last of our first feeding fry being released into the Sevogle river area marking the end of our 2018 stocking season! The MSA field crew has been quite busy scouting for small cold-water seeps along the Little Southwest River and on the main Southwest Miramichi River. The crew found…

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Salmon in Crisis – Press Release

SOUTH ESK, NB – – The mighty Miramichi River is legendary for its wild Atlantic salmon and the camps along the iconic river that have sustained generations of families. Today the salmon, and those who depend on it for their living, are in crisis.  Striped bass populations have exploded with the undesired side effect of…

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Temporary closure of Salmon pools on the Miramichi River

Moncton – July 4, 2018 – Fisheries and Oceans Canada wishes to inform the public that the following 26 salmon fishing pools will be closed to angling for all species of fish, due to high water temperature and low water levels. This closure will be starting Thursday, July 5, 2018 and will continue until conditions improve, as per the…

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Field Season Update June 2018

This past month has gone by in a flash and we have had a very busy field crew here at the MSA. June started with the extraction of our smolt wheels from the Little Southwest Miramichi River after collecting a total of 5000 smolt for the Smolt to Adult Supplementation program. For two weeks we…

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