This Thursday January 24th is the first Veazie Salmon Club Meeting of 2019! In addition to members we are also inviting non-members interested in the Club to join us. Plan on some social time and a bite to eat together from 5:30- 6:30. If we can get your RSVP it sure helps with food prep […]
Veazie Salmon Club News
In 2018 the estimated Salmon return to the Penobscot River was 774 fish including 483 MSW fish and 291 Grilse. 455 salmon were sent to the hatchery for broodstock. 318 fish were released to the river including 240 grilse, 25 females, 32 males, and 21 MSW fish of unknown sex. These numbers are preliminary and subject […]
Starting at 6:00PM Fly Tying for everyone at The Veazie Salmon Club every Tuesday night until further notice! Beginner? Advanced? ….bring your equipment or use equipment provided by the club! Coffee, tea, snacks etc…or bring your favorite beverages! don’t want to tie flies…just come & watch! All and any types of flies! Salmon, Shad, striper, […]
This Thursday November 15th John Kocik from the NOAA-F Northeast Fisheries Science Center and member of the Atlantic Salmon Ecosystems Research Team (ASERT) will be presenting at The Veazie Salmon Club “U.S. Salmon on the Edge.” John most recently gave this presentation at the NY Annual Meeting of the American Salmon Federation. Member and interested […]
7 new salmon captured since the last report, 3 MSW and 4 grilse. That brings the 2018 estimate to 756 at Milford and 771 total for the Penobscot! That includes 481 Multi-Sea winter fish and 289 grilse. Next report will be the last one. Milford Fishway closes on Nov 15th.
By Heather Goldstone & Elsa Partan 29 Oct 2018 For thousands of years, Atlantic salmon – known as the King of Fish – ran almost every river northeast of the Hudson. And for decades, the first fish caught in Maine’s Penobscot River was actually presented to the president of the United States in a “first […]
Click here to watch Bill Taylor on CBC’s Mainstreet as he describes the major impacts on Atlantic salmon from Striped Bass!
Fun Times! Last night members of the UMaine Fishing Club joined with veteran fly tyers from the Veazie Salmon Club to share and joy the craft of tying flies. There were loaded vises with pheasant crest, rooster fibers, and head cement being added to hooks all around the Veazie Salmon Club. Great education for all […]
We are slowly rebuilding our membership at the Veazie Salmon Club and there remains alot of work to do around the Club that could use some volunteer help! If you are willing to donate a little time and have any electrical or light carpentry skills and experience we need ya! Please let us know and […]