June is an iffy month on the Miramichi.  Over the years there are many very good seasons that had almost no June component, the numbers in the government’s Millerton fish trap used to count fish bear this out.  Other years the early run is at times quite good, but the fish have on the after burners until they are above the mouth of the Cains.  There may be certain conditions that cause this, but, …Read More →

I just got back to Maine from Blackville, New Brunswick.  The opinion of Mark Hambrook of the Miramichi Salmon Assoc.  is that the season is off to a better start than others of recent years.  We didn’t land any fish, but I did hook two, and we saw them every morning and evening.  Another friend reported getting a salmon and a grilse at the tidal pool in Quarryville, and there were reports of a, …Read More →

It was reported today by the Miramichi Salmon Assoc. that 4 salmon and 1 grilse were reported in the Millerton trap. The Millerton trap, a few miles below head of tide on the Main SW Miramichi branch, captures about 5 to 6% of the run over the course of the year. At this time in June any day with more than a couple of fish is considered decent. It has been one here and, …Read More →