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Hi

I need to write a few lines about fishing in NB.

Can someone with greater knowledge than I have about fishing in NB look through what I've written, point out any errors, and tell me if I've missed out anything important ?

Thanks !

FISHING IN NB
New Brunswick is an angler's paradise: fly-fishers from around the world (past visitors have included Marilyn Monroe and HRH Prince Charles) come to challenge the legendary - almost mythical - waters of the Miramichi River for the king of the game fish…the Atlantic salmon. Come, too, for the most plentiful smallmouth bass waters on the continent - the St. John River is famous for its bass! The Restigouche River is another world-class Atlantic salmon fishing destination, and trout and smallmouth bass are abundant in the Tobique River.

Get your rod ready for the action: New Brunswick boasts over 32,000km of clear, winding rivers and streams, not to mention over 3,000 uncrowded - and largely undeveloped - lakes.

You'll find far more than world-renowned Atlantic salmon and smallmouth bass: over 50 fish species live in these waters including chain pickerel, white perch, yellow perch, striped bass, sturgeon, shad, lake trout, brook trout, brown trout, rainbow trout, speckled trout, arctic char, smelt, sunfish, brown bullhead, burbot and muskellunge.

Keen anglers will want to stay at a fishing lodge or fishing camp (some have their own private wilderness lakes). They'll arrange all of the necessary permits, as well as guides, boats or canoes, leaving you to unwind as you reel in something tasty.

Our numerous fishing outfitters know where the fish are and they can help make your time here nothing short of extraordinary.

And we haven't even mentioned the salt water fishing on the Bay of Fundy, Bay of Chaleur, or off the Acadian coast ! Look out, for instance, for cod, flounder, mackerel, ????, ?????, ?????, or try your hand at reeling in a tuna ??? or shark ???? or ???

Deep-sea fishing and regular fishing tours can be arranged from many local fishing wharfs.
Whether you want to fish off a wharf for a few hours, sit in a boat spending a pleasant day on a lake, or head out on a lobster boat to see how the professionals do it, there's plenty of fish in these waters.

Or for a different experience, head along the Acadian Coastal drive to Shediac, the "Lobster Capital of the World", where you can go out on a boat cruise with a long-established lobster-fishing family, learn the old fishing techniques, and how to crack and eat a delicious, freshly cooked lobster.

Fishing in New Brunswick is regulated by the Department of Natural Resources: a copy of their fishing handbook with details of licences, guide requirements, seasons and fishing rules can be downloaded at http://www.gnb.ca/0078/publications/Fish-e.pdf
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Speckled trout is typically a term that people use for Brook trout. They are not two different species.

What is the write-up for? Looks like a tourism piece.
 
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