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DUE TO PLUMBING ISSUES FLY TYING EVENT FEBRUARY 5TH CANCELLED!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Members & Non-Members Interested in Membership Mark Your Calendars

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Maine DMR Latest Milford Salmon Count

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.

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The Importance of Atlantic Salmon in New England

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 […]

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Bill Taylor on the Problem of Striped Bass Impacts

Click here to watch Bill Taylor on CBC’s Mainstreet as he describes the major impacts on Atlantic salmon from Striped Bass! 

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UMaine Fishing Club & Veazie Salmon Club Enjoy Fly Tying Event

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 […]

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