An Atlantic Salmon Lodge on the Restigouche RiverMann’s Mountain | New Brunswick, Canada
July 7, 2015
Toby with Mack’s 16 lb salmon he also managed 2 grilse. Back out tonight where some large salmon are lurking.
June 28, 2015
RRL partner / owner Charlie Polsky flew in from the windy city June 27 to fish the river. He casually got on the water around 6:30 and plucked a 35 lb Atlantic from Home Pool within an hour. He then retired to the fire pit to take in all that had just happened. The fish took in the middle of Home pool after coming back to a Picasse the second time. She fought Charlie hard, four times well into his backing and landed the big girl well beyond the ledge.
June 27, 2015
Toby and RRL guest Charlie brown with a Restigouche 31 lb hen from last nights fishing.
June 25, 2015
Toby with RRL guest Mark’s salmon from the other night in Home Pool
June 25, 2015
We have been off to a slow start this season but over the last few days good numbers of large salmon have been spotted. On June 16 angler Anthony rang the bell raising two salmon dropping a 14 and cashing in with a 35 lb hen from our Poker Pool. They lost the photo opt but the memory is fixed between the ears of one happy face. Sandy a new guide at the RRL got his first big Restigouche Fish what a way to start. Guest Roger improved the streak with a 12 and 14lb salmon from Ledges and Home pools.
June 20, RRL guide Toby and a happy angler Ken with his 32 Lb Atlantic salmon. Weight was calculated using Ally McGowan scale of length and girth.
June 1, 2015
RRL guest Malcolm along with his guide Matt and and a nice Restigouche salmon
May 26, 2015
The first girl of the 2015 Atlantic salmon season. The river is in peak condition and a gang of sports are due in.
March 26, 2015
1) Karen C – $2,100.00
2) Normand L – $3,300,00
March 20, 2015
Warm up and have some auction fun bringing in the spring with an RRL trip auction. Join the Restigouche River Lodge and help support another good cause. The RRL has offered an Atlantic salmon fly fishing trip to be auctioned on line for the benefit of Margaret Siegel and her family. Margaret is in a fight with ALS and the RRL is glad to give a little help. A prime three day trip July 9, 2015 – July 12, 2015.Read More…
November 26, 2014
Hurricane Arthur provided all the fireworks for Canada Day and the Fourth of July in 2014. Arriving to the Canadian Maritimes with a big bang the storm kept most of the outdoor activities to a minimum. Arthur really whipped up the Restigouche River and on a time of the season when you would expect beautiful warm weather Mother Nature gave us the big chill. Winds took down one of the RRL flag poles, a large tree along with many huge limbs around the grounds.
In camp during this week was a fine chap, Roger Urwin from across the pond. Roger, who comes from England might have been raised on rainy, cold weather but not this. Other sports came in quickly as the storm started to rage, not so for Roger and his guide Matty. The two braved the powerful winds, rough water and frigid temperatures, oh boy was it cold.Read More…
On August 6, 2014 the Restigouche River Lodge held its first youth day, with the idea of introducing ten youngsters to the Atlantic salmon. Along with the assistance of New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources the RRL hosted a group of ten children from the ages of 12 – 15 who were selected from a call in list advertised and received by radio stations CKNB and CIMS. Read More…
A spectacular underwater photo of Nancy Foster’s large Atlantic salmon for her June 2014 trip. What a fish Nancy!!!
RRL guest Tom Moore from the state of Texas landed a 25lb salmon in home pool on his recent trip to the lodge. Shown here is RRL guide Matt with Tom’s fish.
RRL guide Gilles and Nancy Foster with her superb 24 lb Atlantic salmon.
Wolfgang with his 30 lb. Atlantic salmon from Friday morning
Wolfgang and RRL guide Stephane with Wolfgang’s 28lb Atlantic salmon from yesterday morning loaded with sea lice.
Seasons on the Fly, The new fall episode is here.
Last night for the On Line Auction, top bid is at $2,600.00 regular price for this trip is over $5,000.00 This is a prime week for 2 rods mid-June on the Restigouche, lodging, dinning, private water and guides included. Three day and three nights over 4 days. Can’t be beat get your bid in!!!
Auction Trip Bids
The RRL is happy to announce that we have an agreement in place to fish and “manage” the entire stretch of the Restigouche River. From our downriver border of New Brunswick and Quebec, at the junction of the Matapedia River past the railroad bridge, to the Provincial Bridge. Dates range from May 1st to June 3rd, and most of August & Sept of 2014. Please contact Bill Hartnett to discuss terms and availability at firstname.lastname@example.org or Cell 201-788-2920 and/or the Lodge direct 506-759-8112 after May 1st.
Atlantic Salmon Fly Fishing on the Restigouche
The New Fly Fisher show is now being aired on the WFN cable network. This episode features Orvis’s Tom Rosenbauer’s July 2011 visit to the Restigouche River Lodge to fly fish for Atlantic salmon. Watch it on WFN or right here on our site.
Help the Restigouche River Lodge name it’s two cabins and win a RRL hat and a $200 gift certificate which can be put towards your booking or for merchandise from the lodge. There will be two winners and yes you could win for each cabin if your entry is chosen. Same name entry winners will be then drawn from a hat. Only one or two names may be entered per person. The deadline for entries is “Ground Hog Day” February 2, 2012. Rules: The names entered should be salmon related in some way and emailed to email@example.com
This past season during the first week in July the Restigouche River Lodge had a special fishing guest non other then Orvis’s own Tom Rosenbauer, Rod and Reel Magazine’s angler of the year for 2011. During his visit at the lodge Tom enjoyed a fabulous four days of fly fishing for Atlantic salmon on the Restigouche River while filming an upcoming episode for the New Fly Fisher Show. The show episode will be aired soon on the WFN television network. We will keep our readers posted on the dates and times as to when this exciting show will be aired… KB
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