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Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 04-09-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By billg
Pierre: I have heard mixed things about...

Pierre:

I have heard mixed things about incubators. They also had a very positive role in helping the St. Jean recover in the 90's. Unfortunately they were left in some tribs and the gravel...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 04-09-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,751
Posted By billg
Howie: You need to start by talking to the...

Howie:

You need to start by talking to the folks who manage the Matane; each river is managed by its own board. The runs on the Matane have been arguably the most consistent on the peninsula and...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 04-09-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,751
Posted By billg
Pierre: I think that what you have suggested...

Pierre:

I think that what you have suggested -- C&R thru July 15) is a GREAT idea; hats off to you. While I personally feel C&R is best practice, I have no problem IF salmon runs are above...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 04-07-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,751
Posted By billg
http://www.mrnf.gouv.qc.ca/publications/faune/bila...

http://www.mrnf.gouv.qc.ca/publications/faune/bilan-saumon-2006.pdf

This is thru 2006; hope it helps.

Bill Greiner
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 04-07-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,751
Posted By billg
Howie: The Matane had a solid run of salmon...

Howie:

The Matane had a solid run of salmon last year; the best on the Peninsula in terms of spawning quota and in comparison with recent years. That is a big part of the reason there were as...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 04-07-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,751
Posted By billg
Howie: The Matane had a solid run of salmon...

Howie:

The Matane had a solid run of salmon last year; the best on the Peninsula in terms of spawning quota and in comparison with recent years. That is a big part of the reason there were as...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 02-12-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By billg
While they are at it they can continue to ignore...

While they are at it they can continue to ignore live release angling as well and keep killing the ones that have made it back to the rivers for spawning. Might as well eat the salmon while they are...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-30-2007, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,377
Posted By billg
David: Good to speak with you tonight; great...

David:

Good to speak with you tonight; great idea about the counter-- I think this has a lot of promise and not just for salmon as we discussed.

Pierre:

No count done on the Malbaie this...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-30-2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,377
Posted By billg
Dave: NO COMMENT. We can speak offline. ...

Dave:

NO COMMENT. We can speak offline.

Bill
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-29-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,377
Posted By billg
David; Good to see you are back from your...

David;

Good to see you are back from your hunting; hopefully you enjoyed your time in the woods. Sorry we didn't get to hook up the last week of salmon fishing but I was spending time trying to...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-21-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,319
Posted By billg
There is no change this year to those...

There is no change this year to those regulations; I think there are changes relating to this that will affect things for the 2009 fishing season, though.

Bill Greiner
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-17-2007, 06:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By billg
Hi Chris: You are right on relative to...

Hi Chris:

You are right on relative to habitat destruction. Anyone who has been to the branches (particularly salmon branch) of the Grand Cascapedia has seen clear cutting at its worse. On the...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-16-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By billg
Pierre; No doubt poaching was higher in the...

Pierre;

No doubt poaching was higher in the Club days then today. Much of it had to do with the absecnce of accessibility for local anglers as well as an accepted part of culture (it was an honor...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-16-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By billg
Pierre; The roads on the Dartmouth, St. Jean...

Pierre;

The roads on the Dartmouth, St. Jean (both sides of the river), Grande, and Pabos West and Petite Pabos are the responsibilities of those zecs to maintain (new culverts were put in on the...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-16-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By billg
Pierre: Interesting suggestion. No access...

Pierre:

Interesting suggestion. No access fees for anyone would mean that the Government (Quebec taxpayers) would have to subsidize the costs of protection, access (roads, trails),...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-16-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By billg
Fontinallis: I do not think anyone is trying...

Fontinallis:

I do not think anyone is trying to drive people away by posts. I have been accurate in what I have posted relative to runs. They were down (I am talking about York, Dartmouth, St....
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-13-2007, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By billg
As far as the counts go on the 3 Gaspe rivers ony...

As far as the counts go on the 3 Gaspe rivers ony 2 were done completely; the York and St. Jean. The Dartmouth would have required walking the length of the river (from just below the lake) because...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-25-2006, 11:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,740
Posted By billg
John: I appreciate your post. You are right...

John:

I appreciate your post. You are right none of these people who take shots know we and none have ever met me (except for Pierre). They have formed opinons based upon a campaign of...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-24-2006, 10:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,740
Posted By billg
Ari: Best thing regarding salmon is no-kill;...

Ari:

Best thing regarding salmon is no-kill; period. I have never heard of salmon spawning while in a freezer (perhaps someone has evidence to the contrary). Short of this, the next best thing...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-24-2006, 06:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,740
Posted By billg
Brian: Careful now; you are making an...

Brian:

Careful now; you are making an assumption and are putting words in my mouth.

Don't be so sure that this is a reference to a specific person; you seem to have a habit of jumping to...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-24-2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,740
Posted By billg
Wow; I am so excited that you think so. I really...

Wow; I am so excited that you think so. I really needed this for my self-esteem. Time to go out and celebrate. Thankfully the interest from my US treasuries (best credit in the world) allows me...
Forum: Worldwide Flyfishing Discussion 10-18-2006, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By billg
The Danbury show is also done; at least for 2007....

The Danbury show is also done; at least for 2007. I thought the traffic last year was not that bad; at least there was not the "annual blizzard" last January that seemed to accompany Jim's show.
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Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-15-2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,286
Posted By billg
I would have kept him/her alive and brought her...

I would have kept him/her alive and brought her across the pond to the Malbaie to get some of those monster genetics bred into our stock!
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-15-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,224
Posted By billg
Brian: I think you may have read more into...

Brian:

I think you may have read more into what I wrote than what I was talking about.

Mistakes of the past that I am referring to have to do with clear cutting, damming rivers, pollution,...
Forum: Classic Atlantic Salmon 10-13-2006, 06:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,224
Posted By billg
Green Ghost: Not goin' there. There are...

Green Ghost:

Not goin' there. There are some super spies in Gaspe who can spill the bans if they choose but I am respecting the right of the zec to publish things. If you did not call them it...
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