• We Believe....

    We believe that the time has come for the implementation of an integrated approach to Atlantic salmon conservation goals.

    We believe that the time has come for the implementation of an integrated approach to Atlantic salmon conservation goals in which the federal government and the provincial government work together cooperatively, rather than separately.
  • New Brunswick Salmon Council

    We are the New Brunswick Salmon Council. Affiliated with the Atlantic Salmon Federation, with which we cooperate in our common pursuits. The NBSC promotes and supports conservation planning and management at the watershed level, as an ecological and geographic unit, as the basis for promoting the most effective use of, and accountability for, funds made available to its funded projects
  • New Brunswick Salmon Council

    The NBSC, ASF, and our affiliates work together to protect wild Atlantic salmon and their precious freshwater and marine environments. The NBSC and our member organizations conduct scientific research and promote education and public awareness programs.

Presentation on striped bass at House of Commons Standing Committee

Presentation on Striped bass at House of Commons Standing Committee

 

The NBSC testified on April 1 2019 before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

 

Download the NBSC Presentation here

Link to the Audio here

 

Update May 16,2021: NBSC’s stand on striped bass remains the same – too many striped bass are not compatible with healthy Miramichi salmon populations

 

Recent News from one of our more active affiliates, the Nepisiguit Salmon Association

Recent News from one of our more active affiliates, the Nepisiguit Salmon Association

 

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Catch & Release Angling on Egg Deposition of Atlantic Salmon on The Greater Miramichi River System

NB Salmon Council in Working Group negotiating allowable recreational fisheries harvest details for Atlantic salmon at various abundance levels on the Northwest/Little Southwest and Southwest Miramichi systems.  This group, which also includes fellow salmon conservation organizations, First Nations representatives, provincial representatives and DFO personnel, is part of a DFO initiative to have salmon harvests comply with the so-called “Precautionary Approach” (PA).  An attempt is being made to implement the PA on all Canada’s harvested fish stocks.  The NBSC used the following first principles in guiding our negotiations in the Working Group.

Link to the document available here