Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Salmon being landed on the NW Miramichi

Despite the high water on the Miramichi anglers are hooking into some chromer's with a little extra work. Heavy thunder showers over the past week kept the river up very high, but anglers kept fishing and the lucky few that did got rewarded.
Shawn Betts

The North West Miramichi as of yesterday was still a little high but fish are being hooked in many different pools. And by the weekend it should be at a very good level and much better for wading.

Trout Brook Fly Shop on the north west said there have been over 12 to 15 fish landed that they have heard of. Owner Sydney Matchette said anglers were hooking most fish on yellow wing butter flies and black ghost. He said conditions were high all week but is looking very good by Friday.

Derek Munn of the Ledges Inn in Doaktown said fishing was slow for him on the Main South West and he was fishing the North West Miramichi. Derek said he saw a grilse landed at a pool while canoeing and saw two more fish on his run on Tuesday. He said there was reports of several fish landed over the last few days on the NW.
Derek Munn & Andrew Anthony on the NW
Keith Wilson of Wilsons Sporting Camps said the river was still high after severe thunder storms. Keith also said there were reports of a few rocky brook salmon landed and still a few trout. Shawn Betts of Doaktown landed a nice salmon this week in the Doaktown area.

Wilson's are also taking reservations for Fathers Day. Their dining room will be open with settings at 4pm, 6pm and 8pm. For more information please contact Karl at (506) 365-0095 or Bonnie at (506) 365-0032 0r (506) 365 7519.
Ribs at Wilson's

Country Haven Fishing Lodge said fishing was slow there but reports of a few fishermen hooking some bright fish on the South West and North West Miramichi.

 Flies of choice for the weekend are black ghost, yellow wing butterflies, green machines and shady ladies. Water temperatures are in the mid 50's (F) and visibility is very clear. Rain is also expected for the weekend but should not effect the river level until the later part of the weekend, it should be at a good level to hook up.

Natalie with a trout  

I was fishing with Bonnie Wright and Sylvie Malo-Clark on Monday and we had a very good day but conditions were a little high. We practised with some Spey Casting (double hand) which they done a very good job.
Lunch Time on the river with Bonnie & Sylvie

Sylvie Malo-Clark

Bonnie Wright

My hat with a couple killers

Peter Clark with some art he finished

Until next week tight lines. Rodney Colford