Miramichi Salmon Classic

The Miramichi Salmon Association’s 13th Annual Miramichi Salmon Classic, a four-day event with three days of fishing on the Miramichi River, will be held from July 8th – 11th, 2018. The fee is $350 CAD for first time participants and $450 CAD for returnees.  This is a great introduction to fishing the Miramichi Watershed and we encourage all participants to get to know our outfitters on this trip so they can fish the Miramichi again next season.


Sunday - Miramichi Kinsmen Centre

Registration: 3:00pm - 4:45pm

Reception: 5:00pm

Lobster Supper: 7:00pm (Includes raffle, silent auction, small live auction)
*Chicken is also available for those who prefer it.

At registration, you will receive your fishing rotation, maps, and fishing license. This is an opportunity to meet the guides you will be fishing with as well as the other anglers. Dress is casual and if you would like to bring someone that is not registered for the Classic, tickets are available at $50.00 each - contact Butch Dalton via ac.no1529298951mlasi1529298951hcima1529298951rim@h1529298951ctub1529298951 or at (506) 622-4000.

Monday and Tuesday

Meet your guide: 7:00am for the morning fish, 6:00pm for the evening fish

Lunch at Upper Oxbow Adventures (Monday), Renous Rec Centre (Tuesday)


Meet your guide: 7:00am

BBQ Lunch at the Miramichi Salmon Conservation Centre

You will have the opportunity to fish pools spread out on the Northwest, Sevogle, Little Southwest, Southwest, Renous, Cains, and Dungarvon Rivers and that are a mix of public and private water. The guide stays with the pool and the anglers move around. Usually there are 2 people at each pool with one guide.

NOTE: We try to make sure everyone gets on at least 3 different rivers and some private and some public water; the final schedule is not drawn up until the week before the event. If there is a specific river you wanted to try contact Butch at ac.no1529298951mlasi1529298951hcima1529298951rim@h1529298951ctub1529298951 or (506) 457-2233 to see what can be arranged.


Supper at the Kinsmen Center.



Peter Beardsworth caught the first fish this year.


Fish caught by Fran Marzatto. His guide, Bentley Vickers, is pictured.

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MSA's summer student, Connor Donovan.