Two on the Miramichi!

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It was exciting to catch my first-ever Canadian salmon yesterday on the River Miramichi. The fish were coloured grilse of 5lb (pictured, before release by my guide Washburn) and 4lb which both took a Dark Horse Templedog plastic tube fished on a floating line and long 12lb leader off a single-handed rod.
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The river is low and many fish are showing their ‘Fall’ colours but although it has been a tricky late summer of drought following record catches in 2011, fish, including bigger salmon, are being caught.
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The leaves are turning here and it is very beautiful to be in this civilised part of New Brunswick. There are exciting plans for next season … Watch this space!!!

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Born to fish forced to work and fish
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2 Responses to Two on the Miramichi!

  1. Pretty fish and lovely looking river. That clear blue sky probably not ideal for the fishing though!

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