Hatchery Tours opening to the public starting July 3rd!

Enter the Brian Smith Memorial Photo Contest by submitting your photos today!


Our 2024 Fry Stocking program is now complete on the Miramichi River! 


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River Cam

View our live River Cam video feed from Bullock’s Lodge in Boiestown, New Brunswick.

Public Pools

We maintain a list of known and accessible public pools with maps and directions.

The Leaper

Our monthly newsletter keeps our supporters informed on everything happening with the MSA.


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…


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…