Veazie Salmon Club News

Penobscot River Salmon Run Surges for Second Straight Year

July 28, 2020 After dam removals and fish passage improvements, endangered Atlantic salmon are continuing to return to Maine’s Penobscot River in encouraging numbers. In encouraging news, preliminary* numbers of endangered Atlantic salmon returning to Maine’s Penobscot River for 2020 are the highest since 2011. On July 28, Maine’s Department of Marine Resources reported 1,426 salmon returns, up from […]

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2020 Salmon & Shad Returns News

Fish are thriving in the Penobscot as shad returns shatter record

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Senator King Responds to Atlantic Salmon Listing Change

Click here to read full letter from Senator King

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Veazie Salmon Club Wants a Catch & Release Season for Atlantic Salmon

Recently a letter went out to Maine’s Congressional leaders asking for support to help move the Federal “Endangered” listing to “Threatened”. Following  is the letter.  Hope this note finds you well! You are receiving this letter on behalf of The Veazie Salmon Club and a very large contingent of sportsmen across our State. Specifically reaching […]

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Final 2020 Maine DMR Fish Counts !!!!

See below link!  2020 DMR Fish Counts

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Pete Rose Signed Bat

Read this interesting article in which is the story of Pete Rose and his bat donation to the Veazie Salmon Club! It is a .pdf so click to open. Rose Bat

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Recreational Fishing For Atlantic Salmon (In Maine….)

We at the Veazie Salmon Club are continuing to collaborate constructively with local, State, and Federal groups and agencies. Maine had our recreational Atlantic Salmon Fisheries immediately shut down in the flip of a pen cap over 17 years ago. Since then hundreds of millions of dollars have poured into Maine Atlantic Salmon research programs […]

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April Club Meeting Speaker Announced – pending COV19 group gathering restrictions lifted by April 23rd

Let’s cross our fingers that the corona virus driven group gathering restrictions are lifted by April 23rd!  The Veazie Salmon Club is proud to announce the Monthly Meeting Speaker,  Danielle M. Frechette. Danielle M. Frechette completed her PhD studies at the Eau Terre Environnement Centre , Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique in July 2019. Her […]

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Club Event Calendar Quiet for a Few Weeks

In light of the recent global pandemic it is with sadness that The Veazie Salmon Club is cancelling all meetings & gatherings until further notice. The river is still open for fishing and no better way to “self-isolate” than with your fishing pole! Water levels are going to drop fast this spring and lakes locally […]

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