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2009 Miramichi Ice-run Report

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Wilson’s Miramichi River report as of April 1st should be called snow report instead . We woke up this morning with 8 inches of fresh snow on the ground and as you can see from looking up river from the lodge there is still solid ice everywhere . We still have 4-6 feet of snow on the ground and no warm weather yet . All the big brooks and springs remained open most of the winter indicating that our water table is still higher than normal . The big water from fall 2008 seems to be holding , which is never a complaint when you are a fly-fisherman , that boads well for June and July . I will be posting Miramichi River ice-run pictures as things develop so stay tuned for what could be a very interesting scene . It is unlikely that we will be fishing here by April 15th so we have scheduled our first anglers for April 24th .

Comments

  1. Hey Keith i am working in doaktown on the new school putting in the foundation and will be there another 5 to6 weeks and i and a few of my co workers are interested in doing some fishing on the river could you tell me what we will need to fish seeing we are new to salmon fishing we all are fishing fools but salmon fishing is new to us we are from st stephen and we are staying at odonnell cotteges from mon to fridays

    cheers
    Dann Dempsey

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