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 […]
Veazie Salmon Club News
The Silver Salmon points to the wind Against clearing or stormy sky And gazes toward heaven with vigilance Spinning yet holding it’s lie Bright link to the past, helps memories last Of members who’ve bid us good-bye The Salmon swings to point to them all With caring and watchful eye It points to […]
Come Join Us May 11!
Don’t Miss Emily Bastian Present Thursday March 28th at the Veazie Salmon Club! Open to the Public starts @ 5:30PM
Emily is an active Board Member for the Native Fish Coalition and will be presenting on the many threats facing our native fish including salmonids and the most effective ways to combat those threats. The Native Fish Coalition’s intent is to find common ground wherever possible and work with as many organizations, government agencies, businesses and […]
Catch & Release Season for Atlantic Salmon?
On behalf of The Veazie Salmon Club and a very large contingent of sportsmen across our State. Specifically reaching out to plead for your support in helping Maine overturn the Endangered Species listing on the Atlantic Salmon and move it to a “Threatened” listing. The argument is the original Endangered listing for Atlantic Salmon was […]
Thursday Jan24th VSC Meeting! Make Plans Now!
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 […]
2018 Milford Dam Fish Counts Are In!
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 […]
Learn the Art of Fly Tying!
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, […]
November 15th – U.S. Salmon on the Edge: Salmon, Climate Science, and Managing for Resilience
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 […]