Fishing in New Brunswick

Atlantic Salmon

Catch the “king of game fish” in our world-famous Miramichi and Restigouche Rivers. Experience the thrilling feeling of knowing that – yes – this is it - you’re reeling in THE ONE. This heart-stopping experience is a don’t-miss-it trip, with two of our three salmon rivers listed among the top ten Atlantic salmon fishing in the World.

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Brook Trout

Not only do we have resident brook trout in our lakes and rivers, but we are also privileged to have great sea-run brook trout fishing. With nearly a million caught each year, our bountiful waters can provide you with exciting fishing moments that turn into lifetime memories.

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Lake Trout

This ancient fish has been in New Brunswick for more than 10,000 years. Want to experience part of that heritage? The lake trout is found in 12 of our lakes and averages around 2 kg, although some have been known to reel in fish as big as 9 kg.

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Landlocked Salmon

Slightly smaller than its Atlantic counterpart, New Brunswick lakes are where you’ll find this fish. Your chance to reel in one of these, in addition to an Atlantic salmon, could complete your incomparable salmon fishing experience.

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Smallmouth Bass

Found in 69 lakes and numerous waterways, our supply of smallmouth bass will keep you busy reeling them in.

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Other Freshwater Fish

Make New Brunswick your freshwater fishing destination with your friends and family who share your love of the great outdoors. Our rivers and lakes are filled with other species as well; including, shad, chain pickerel, white perch, and yellow perch.

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Absolute Outfitters

Specialists in Miramichi River salmon fishing trips, fall and spring bear hunting trips, and white tail deer hunting trips. Stunning, traditional Miramichi outfitters lodge.

Bear Claw Outfitters

Guided hunting and fishing trips. Lodge features telephone, central television, shared bathroom.

Bear Paw Outfitters

Professional guides specializing in bear and archery hunts. Situated in dense Spruce forest with ample bear and moose population.

Bear's Lair/Tobique & Serpentine Camps Ltd.

Beautiful log lodges on banks of the scenic Tobique River, 35 km (22 mi.) from Mount Carleton Provincial Park. Canoeing, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing.

Bell's Hunting Lodge

Home-cooked meals and a place to relax after hunting, fishing or exploring local ATV trails. 2-star rating, many upgrades. Fully equipped private cottages.

Betts Kelly Lodge

Beautiful log cottages on the bank of the main Southwest Miramichi River. Guided bear and deer hunts; private fishing pools.

Big Paw Outfitters

Comfortable, newly built log home with 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Fishing, hunting, hiking, ATV riding, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, skiing and snowmobiling.
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