...the miramichi river which from what i have heard is one of the best on the east coast for atlantic salmon. ...
IMHO, The Mir is one of the best Salmo salar rivers on the PLANET ('cept that it is in the wrong Province
. I've never fished it, but have stopped on many occassions to drool.
My home waters are on th Ste-Marguerite in the Saguenay region of Quebec.