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Salmon Lodge Fishing Report August 24th

Salmon Lodge Fishing Report, the last week of August brought us a mixed bag of weather, hot and humid at the beginning and a little cooler with some rain towards the end. Up until this week we’ve been experiencing one of the coolest and wettest seasons I can remember. The past ten days however have been the hottest of the season. The fishing was a little tougher this past week but overall we still did very well. If we counted fish missed on a dry fly and others that were lost we would have had a great week! Lol

 Our rivers are still in great shape, the Bonaventure is flowing at mid-July levels at 20 cubic meters per second. The Bony warmed up a bit to the 60 degree range which made fishing a little more challenging. By weeks end however it was back down to the 55 degree mark. The Petite Cascapedia is also running at mid-July flow and remains cool. Fishing on the Petite remains excellent. The Grand Cascapedia continues to be producing very well however our water levels were beginning to get a bit low. That all changed on Thursday when thunder storms brought the flow from 20 cubic meters per second to 90 in six hours. By Saturday it was down to the 60 range and clearing well, fishing should be hot nest week!

Nick with his first salmon from the Grand Cascapedia, nice one! Salmon Lodge Fishing Report

Nick with his first salmon from the Grand Cascapedia, nice one!

Heather with a fine salmon from the Bonaventure, Congratulations Heather!

Heather with a fine salmon from the Bonaventure, Congratulations Heather!

 A new moon on August 29th and higher tides associated with it should bring in our fall run of salmon, actually we’re already beginning to see a good number of fresh silver fish in our lower pools. With current water conditions we are looking forward to a productive September, always one of our favorite times of the season.

Rolf realeases a nice salmon back to the Grand Cascapedia, Nice one Rolf!

Rolf releases a nice salmon back to the Grand Cascapedia, Nice one Rolf!

 As our water levels fall and start to get a little cooler we are beginning to use our fall patterns. Even though our regulars such as the Stone Ghost, John Olin and Green Machine etc… have been working well, bigger tubes and the Francis patterns are beginning to produce. Dry’s continue to take a good number of fish especially the Brown, Blue and Green Bombers. As long as our water stays above 50 degrees there’s no reason to put the bombers away.

Salmon Lodge Fishing Report and A fish of a lifetime for one lucky angler Atlantic Salmon Fishing

A fish of a lifetime for one lucky angler Atlantic Salmon Fishing

Another fish slips back, Atlantic Salmon fishing Salmon Lodge Quebec view our Salmon Lodge Fishing Report

Another fish slips back, Atlantic Salmon fishing Salmon Lodge Quebec

One of our guides netting and Atlantic Salmon from the Salmon Lodge Quebec

One of our guides netting and Atlantic Salmon from the Salmon Lodge Quebec

Wow what an Atlantic Salmon for all our customers on this weeks Salmon Lodge Fishing Report

Wow what an Atlantic Salmon for all our customers

A great shot of an Atlantic Salmon jumping on the hook.

A great shot of an Atlantic Salmon jumping on the hook.

Customer holds up his Atlantic Salmon prize, this one did not jump off

Customer holds up his Atlantic Salmon prize, this one did not jump off

A small Grisle from Salmon Lodge Quebec during this weeks Salmon Lodge Fishing Report

A small Grisle from Salmon Lodge Quebec

Fresh Atlantic from our Salmon Lodge in Quebec, who wants to join us next time?

Fresh Atlantic from our Salmon Lodge in Quebec, who wants to join us next time?

A very happy customer holding his Atlantic Salmon prize

A very happy customer holding his Atlantic Salmon prize

What a cracking Atlantic Salmon, yes please

What a cracking Atlantic Salmon, yes please

Salmon Lodge Fishing Report and the ladies always do Atlantic Salmon fishing with style. we love seeing the increase in female anglers. Many more are welcome.

Ladies always do Atlantic Salmon fishing with style. we love seeing the increase in female anglers. Many more are welcome.

A nice small one to finish of the report and customers pictures.

A nice small one to finish of the report and customers pictures.

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  1. ken macleod

    PLEASE PUT ME ON E-MAIL LIST

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