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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All Locations

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.

Fox's Lodge

Private hunting & fishing lodge on East Grand Lake offering accommodations, meals and outfitting services. Borders with the State of Maine.   

Governor's Table Camps

Quiet, country style accommodations situated on the headwaters of the famous Miramichi River. Relax and enjoy the hospitality New Brunswick is famous for.

North Country Wilderness Lodge

The lodge has six comfortable cabins and great food. Excellent fishing nearby, snowmobiling trails with bear, deer and moose hunting.

Oak Mountain Lodge

Five km (3 mi.) in on Fundy Park road. Two 2-bedroom lodges, with living room, kitchen, bathroom, fireplace and air-conditioning.

Sportsman's Pride Outfitters

Comfortable three-season cabin. Bear and moose hunts in heart of zones 2 and 3. Trout fishing.

Sunset View Lodge

Located on the shore of Palfrey Lake just outside of McAdam. Drive-in access.

Wauklehegan Outfitter

Great fishing, sunsets and spot for kids. Rent boat and motors, paddleboat and canoe rentals available.
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