Tag Archives: Canada

Mira comes good

Well done Christopher on your Doctor’s Island ‘20’. PS My book is all but written. It will help you to catch one of these, and then one or two more after that.. WATCH THIS SPACE AND . . . TIGHT … Continue reading

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Four years exactly

On September 28 four years ago I fished a pool call Moors on the River Cains (in New Brunswick, Canada). It was a wild and beautiful place and it produced a thumping big salmon that day. That was then and … Continue reading

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Friday photo

Thanks and credit to the Atlantic Salmon Federation for this nicely shot photo. The ASF does a lot of good work for the species both sides of the Atlantic and on Saturday October 1st will feature at the ATLANTIC SALMON MUSEUM in Doaktown for … Continue reading

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Good works by the MSA

It was good to hear that three fishing friends attended the recent annual dinner of the Miramichi Salmon Association in Burlington, MA and they returned heartening reports of excellent conservation initiatives by groupings of industry and conservational bodies to promote salmon numbers on … Continue reading

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After an exciting Day 1 yesterday,  Christopher and I drove the Ford right next to the river at Stett pool this morning (above). Christopher (above) fished well and I hope I did with a wee Green Machine turle-knotted to a … Continue reading

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Great to be back on the Miramichi

Cains River grilse caught this evening on a fly I tied five years ago for the Nith! Had a superb evening with Christopher and Byzie (pictured below, with a 10lb salmon Christopher caught). We both rolled a few more fish. … Continue reading

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Flights booked for Halifax, six weeks to go

“Every fly fisherman should have the opportunity of fishing the Cains River at least once in their lifetime.” I’m not sure whose quote this is but it appears on Byron Byzie Coughlan’s Country Haven Lodge website. I am lucky to be set … Continue reading

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