Closed Fishing on Miramichi River Cold Water Pools Starting June 20, 2024

Please be informed that according to the warm water protocol in place for the Miramichi River, starting tomorrow June 20, 2024, 32 pools will be closed to all angling due to poor water conditions. This fishing restriction will remain until conditions improve. Notice to anglers, as well as detailed descriptions of the closure, are available…

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Tours Reopening at the Miramichi Fish Hatchery in 2024

The Miramichi Fish Hatchery, located at the Miramichi Salmon Conservation Centre (MSCC) in South Esk, New Brunswick, has the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating fish hatchery in North America. The hatchery will be open for public tours from July 3rd until August 28th. Public tours will take place each Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday…

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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…

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