The Dieppe Fly Fishing Forum 2015 provided a great chance for us to talk to all of you in the Moncton area and “parts beyond”; we’d like to express our appreciation to those of you who stopped by to chat with us during this event and we hope you enjoyed the Forum and the NB Sportsman Show. We enjoy this event ourselves and it’s become truly a “don’t miss” show when we plan which events we’re going to attend over the winter months. Following with that thought, we still have some great dates left for fishing and naturally, as opening day draws closer and the weather warms more of us get that “fishing fever”-so we encourage you to contact us to plan your excursion(s) while there’s still some degree of flexibility as far as date ranges go. We remind everyone that all of our packages include your own cabin and access to our leased waters. Fully guided trips are available, however if you are new to Lake Trout and/or Landlocked Salmon fishing and would just perhaps like to hire a guide for a single day out of a multi-day stay, just to “show you the ropes” we will do our best to accommodate you.
The second part of our “Fishing With Friends” video we shot last July with Steve Clapperton and crew is now available on our Youtube channel at https://youtu.be/5PrG0TGqkrM (courtesy of Eastlink TV who produced the video-thanks to them for sharing) This video features fly fishing for Brook ( Speckled) Trout and Landlocked Atlantic Salmon in and around Mud Lake, which is one of our leased lakes that is set aside for catch and release fishing only. Shot in one evening just before dark, we hook several wild Brookies and salmon.
On a final note we remind our non-resident friends the countdown is on to get your applications in for the New Brunswick non-resident moose hunting lottery (more info on our Moose hunting page) The deadline is down to 4 weeks away (April 30) so if you’re considering a New Brunswick Moose hunt be sure to get those applications in.
Sorry for the delay in updates but things have been rather busy here at Long Lake. After winding up our spring bear season, we jumped right into some spectacular New Brunswick Lake Trout fishing. Vertical jigging and deep water trolling proved to be “the ticket” recently as water temperatures warmed up in mid-June. In one 7 day period near the end of June we boated Lakers with the smallest weighing in at 5 ½ pounds and the largest tipping the scales at 19 ½ pounds. Of the 33 boated ONLY 4 left the lake! Hook and release at it’s finest! In addition to the Lakers, we have found the shoreline to be productive for Landlocked Salmon.
On June 25th we hosted our first ever” Guided ATV excursion” 14 couples plus Tanya & I enjoyed 2 days exploring Acadian Timber’s picturesque property, eating fine food and sharing great company!! An AWESOME trip!
On July 5th we wrapped up another great experience….We have been shooting an episode of Fishing With Friends with host Steve Clapperton and Danny Harvie on camera. Lots of fish were caught and released, stories shared and laughs were unlimited. Thanks a lot guys for including us in next season! “Right On!”. This show airs on Eastlink cable in Nova Scotia and PEI – we will posting a copy to our Youtube channel after the show broadcasts for all our friends here in New Brunswick and elsewhere.
Mud Lake landlocked salmon June 5
2 fine lakers from last weekend
Last week was a busy week for us with bear hunters and most of our camps were occupied by hunters and their family and friends. The fishing groups we had experienced good fishing early in the week however a cold front passed over northern New Brunswick that was followed by a couple of days of unsettled weather mid-week and this seemed to slow the bite down.
Nice Landlocked Salmon from Long Lake
Fishing started to pick up again Thursday evening into Friday on Long Lake and over the weekend our guests caught some large fish. The weather forecast for the coming few days sounds favourable and we expect good fishing to continue throughout the week.
2 nice lake trout- 11lbs (left) and 13 lbs (right)-June 1, 2014
Mud Lake is producing lots of fiesty landlocked salmon now for our catch and release only anglers.
We had another great week of fishing here at Long Lake Adventures-water conditions are now prime and warmer weather is making for more pleasant conditions on the water. The last few days saw very little in the way of rain after the cool ,windy conditions we had during early part of last week. Topwater action continues to be good and our fishing guests that were here over the weekend hooked into several 10 pound plus Lake Trout. Landlocked Salmon fishing also continues to be very good.
Weather for the rest of the week is forecast to be darker with some rain but overall conditions should be good ! A few openings still exist so contact us for your chance at getting in on New Brunswick’s finest Lake fishing.
Another nice Laker from Long Lake.
nice lake trout and a fat landlocked salmon
Doubleheader on Landlocked Salmon
New Brunswick Togue May 25,2014
Fishing continues to be great here at Long Lake Adventures and waters have warmed only slightly as there is still snow in the woods in this part of northern New Brunswick( yes, really there is ). Landlocked Salmon fishing seems to be getting better by the day. Overall conditions have been favourable with overcast skies but little in the way of significant rainfall or high winds the last couple of days. Topwater action continues to be great with anglers using a variety of lures-mostly minnow baits trolled on a flat line.
Today we finally have open water! -Yes, the ice is out of Long Lake. After a long winter and drawn-out spring we’re officially ready to get the northern New Brunswick lake fishing season underway in 3 days.
Non Resident Moose Draw reminder;
Today the results are available for the New Brunswick non-resident Moose hunting draw. To find out if you were successful, dial 1-800-994-2666 and enter your draw number- we hope to hear from you soon!
Here’s a pic we snapped yesterday (May 4 ,2015) at Long Lake; dark ice and open water along the shore tell us in spite of what’s been a long winter in northern New Brunswick that the ice will be out right on schedule! Over the next few days we’ll be getting things ready for our fishing guests and spring bear hunters-we look forward to seeing you soon!