Fishing on the Hammond River

 
Interested in fishing on the Hammond River?  We are located in the lower Saint John region and our fishing season opens April 15th.
Please familiarize yourself with the regulations before you cast a fly this season!
https://www2.gnb.ca/content/dam/gnb/Departments/nr-rn/pdf/en/Fish/Fish.pdf
 
  • From CN Railway Bridge at Nauwigewauk upstream to the covered bridge in French Village - Closed prior to May 1

  • Angling of Atlantic salmon (including catch and release) is not permitted on the Hammond River.

  • Retention of Smallmouth Bass is NOT permitted from the CN Rail bridge upstream to the French Village covered bridge between April 15th until June 30th and again from September 16th until October 15th. (NOTE: the above mentioned river section is closed prior to May 1st and although smallmouth bass season is stated as starting on April 15th in the summary, it does not permit angling in this area prior to May 1st)
  • Retention of smallmouth bass IS only permitted upstream of the French Village covered bridge to McGonagle Brook between April 15th and October 15th.
  • Palmer Brook from Hammond River to Stock Farm Rd is live release only for trout. It is closed to fishing after June 30th.
  • Happy fishing, and we will see you on the river! 
Photo cred: Theresa Ketchum-Boudreau
Photo credit: Z.B.C
Photo credit: Tim Ketchum
Photo credit: Paul Daigle
Photo credit: Jonathan Sabean
Photo credit: Tim Ketchum
Photo credit: Tim Ketchum
Photo credit: Tim Ketchum
Photo credit: Tim Ketchum
Photo credit: Rob Cooper
Photo Credit: Harry Daley
Photo cred: Paul Daigle
Map denotes approximate locations of areas mentioned in the Fishing Regulations, including:
  • CN Train Bridge
  • French Village Covered Brook
  • 200 m upstream of Palmer Brook
  • McGonagle Brook

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