News Release    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22nd, 2020   MIRAMICHI SALMON ASSOCIATION URGES ACTION ON DEVASTATING RETURN NUMBERS   SOUTH ESK, NB – One of Canada’s leading salmon conservation groups is urging immediate action to address the dramatic decline of Atlantic salmon on the Miramichi River. The Miramichi Salmon Association (MSA) says today’s report,…

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2019’s Full Conservation Update November 2019- Conservation Summary November marks the end of the 2019 field season. Our smolt estimate program on the Little Southwest saw 2452 smolt captured by our smolt wheel. Of these, 1132 were tagged with non-invasive streamer tags and released 5 km upriver. We were able to recapture 39 tagged smolt.…

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The Miramichi Salmon Association (MSA) will be hosting a Fishing for Laughs event at the Vogue Theatre on Friday November 22nd, 2019. The evening is sure to be a hilarious night and will be headlined by Miramichi’s own Jimmy MacKinley. It’s great events like these that allow the MSA to continue with our mandate to steward and advocate for…

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As reported in the news media, DFO has declined to issue a permit to release several thousand mature adult Atlantic salmon to the Northwest Miramichi River this fall for the 3rd year in a row from the SAS project being conducted at the Miramichi Salmon Conservation Centre.  The adult salmon were captured as wild smolts…

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