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Fishing Report

Conditions on the 21st of April, 2018 for the Matapedia and Restigouche Rivers Matapedia Sector

— The Salmon Season is OPEN — BUT CAN`T FISH AS RIVER IS COVERED WITH ICE
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Water Conditions:

Level:  WATER LEVEL IS LOW FOR THE PERIOD          
Temperature:  
Color:

Fish Caught:

ANGLERS CAN KEEP ONE MATURE SALMON PER DAY ON THE MATAPEDIA PLUS ANY SIZE STRIPED BASS STARTING JUNE 1st. 

Recommendations:

Best Flies:

#1 – ORANGE CHARTREUSE  for 2` to 3` of visibility

#2 – SILVER RIDER for 3` to  6` of visibility

#3 – GOVERNOR for 5` and more of visibility

Recommended Fly Size:

–>  3/0 single hook

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Leader Tippet:

–> 20 to 30#

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Leader Length:

–> 4′ to 6′

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Fly Line:  250gr to  600gr sinking tip – best attached to floating line

Wading:

Wading Conditions are DIFFICULT IN APRIL AND EARLY MAY  

Vacancies and Long Range Fishing Forecast
April May June July August September
Vacancies NIL Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Forecast NIL EXCELLENT EXCELLENT TO COME TO COME TO COME

Comments:  WEATHER IS UNUSUALLY COLD FOR APRIL – ANGLING IN APRIL IS UNTHINKABLE AT PRESENT – EXPECTING HIGH WATER FOR LATE APRIL EARLY MAY –  BEST FISHING COULD BE LATE LIKE LAST YEAR STARTING AROUND MAY THE 10TH.  

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Tight lines, Pete Dube