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Weird Fish

February 10, 2017 · Posted in Recent News · Comment 

Weird Fish

weird fishRestigouche River Lodge guide Mathieu spends a good amount of the winter  month’s ice fishing on the Chaleur Bay. Out on the ice this morning he heard  screaming from the shanty next door. Looking into his neighbor shanty he  found his Cousin Philip cornered by this strange looking fish. After reviving the lads they were safely released and the fish headed back to the deep.  If there is someone who can name this strange looking fish, be the first one to  email info@restigouchelodge.com with the correct scientific and common  name. The winner will be entitled to a two for one three day trip to the  Restigouche River Lodge. This trip is redeemable for the 2017 Atlantic  salmon season by availability.  Good luck and have some fun! KB

Fly Fishing Shows 2017

January 12, 2017 · Posted in Recent News · Comment 

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The Fly Fishing Shows are rolling in! The Restigouche River lodge will be at these two shows and some others. We have a new show booth and look forward to your visit.

Happy Thanksgiving

October 10, 2016 · Posted in Recent News · Comment 

Good morning Canada!
The Restigouche River Lodge would like to wish all Canadians a very happy Thanksgiving. Eat hearty and have a safe holiday. The nice thing for myself is, that due to Canada’s earlier holiday I enjoy two Thanksgiving in one year.
Thanks Canada, KB

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New lodge UPDATE

September 12, 2016 · Posted in Recent News · Comment 

The new camp is progressing well. We are really excited to get it completed.
Here are some photos of it’s progression.

RRL new camp coming along nicely

June 21, 2016 · Posted in Recent News · Comment 

Our new camp is progressing nicely. Here are some photos of the work being done.

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Peeling logs for the road side gable.

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Roof structure

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Peeling more logs

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Prepping logs

3″x4″ RRL Logo Stickers

February 26, 2016 · Posted in Recent News · Comment 

At the printer we are making 3″x4″ RRL logo stickers for cars etc. We will have them at the Lancaster Fly Fishing Show for anyone that would like one. Of course they will be at the lodge for our guests, future shows, presentations and included on any RRL orders as we get our website shop set up and running.rrl sticker

Lancaster is next for the RRL

February 18, 2015 · Posted in Recent News · Comment 

The Restigouche River Lodge will be at the Fly Fishing Show in Lancaster Pa. March 5th and 6th 2016. See you at the showFly Fishing Show

Salmon and a Hurricane

November 26, 2014 · Posted in Recent News · Comment 
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Roger Urwin

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.

The determined sport and guide fought all the punishment Arthur could dish out that evening. Despite the least likely salmon taking conditions this fellow managed one fine Atlantic salmon that evening. The two came in cold and wet with big smiles on their faces.

I think we would be hard pressed to find another Atlantic salmon angler that could tell such a story. The RRL hats come off to Roger Urwin one determined fly fisherman with an Atlantic salmon and a hurricane to remember.

Cheers Roger, you sure know how to play the game!

Bill

Seasons on the Fly, The New Fall Episode

May 30, 2014 · Posted in Recent News · Comment 

Seasons on the Fly, The new fall episode is here.YouTube Preview Image

RRL Website & Facebook Auction—UPDATE—BIDS SUBMITTED

April 24, 2014 · Posted in Recent News · Comment 
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Meta and a beautiful Atlantic Salmon

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

  • KB on 04/25 06:27 am $3,500.00
  • IM on 04/25 06:08 am $3,200,00
  • BM on 04/24 04:29 pm $3,100.00
  • KB on 04/24 01:18 pm $2,800.00
  • BM on 04/23 08:48 am $2,600.00
  • KB on 04/23 03:33 am $2,500.00
  • BM on 04/17 10:33 am $2,400.00
  • SD on 04/17 10:42 am $1,250.00
  • KC on 04/16 03:08 pm $1,000.00

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