The crew at Country Haven would like to thank everyone who visited us last year and look forward to seeing all of you again this year. We would also like to remind you about our Gift Certificates that never expire and may be used toward anything Country Haven offers.

"Best Outfitted Trips - Fish New Brunswick "- 'Outside Magazine', June 2011

Country Haven Lodge is very proud
to have been chosen as one of the
Best Outfitted Trip destinations
in Outside Magazine's June 2011 edition.

"One of Canada's 50 best trips"- 'Explore' Magazine, February 2002 edition.

Country Haven is very Proud
to have been chosen by Canada's
outdoor adventure magazine
as offering one of the 50 best
destinations in all of Canada!

Lord of the Flies
Salmon Fishing in New Brunswick is an angler's dream for Sebastian Hope
- but only after he masters the idiosyncratic vernacular of the local flies.

The Miraculous Miramichi
- John Baily, Hardy & Greys Ltd., England - January 2011

Atlantic Salmon Highway - The Miramichi
- North American Fly-Fishing Forum - April 2010

Fishing Journalists visit Miramichi
- May 2007 Times Transcript

The Miracle Called The Miramichi
- Woods & Waters USA Magazine - June 2006

"The Miramichi River
- A Young Boy's Dream Comes True for Old Boy!"

- Woods & Waters USA Magazine - June 2005

Salmon angling paradise north of the border
- Foster’s Sunday Citizen, May 2004


( Articles, Slide Shows, and Blogs about the Miramich )

NEW! NB Tourism Video Gary Colford - The Ultimate Guide

Visit our video Discover the Miramichi - Country Haven Lodge

Visit our video "GET REEL" TV Series - with Peter & Courtney
- Peter & Courtney fishing the Miramichi River at Country Haven Lodge in 2009

Check out our video "GET REEL" TV Series - with Peter & Courtney
- Peter & Courtney again fishing the Miramichi River at Country Haven Lodge - July 2011

Check out our video "Hookin' Up" TV Series - with Mariko Izumi
- Mariko along with Country Haven guides Tyler & Gary fish the Miramichi River

Atlantic Salmon Fishing Giv-er on the River - July 2010

2020 NSPA Annual Dinner - April 9th – Honouring Grant Hendry

2020 Miramichi Ice Breaker Dinner - May 2nd – Honouring Country Haven/Byron Coughlan

2020 Freeman Dunnet Dinner - May 21st at the Crowne Plaza in Moncton

2020 Fredericton Dinner - October 8th - No honouree yet but the 25th Anniversary for this dinner.

For more information on any of these Dinners or Tickets, please contact William (Butch) Dalton

Atlantic Salmon Federation - The Atlantic Salmon Federation ( ASF) is an International Non-Profit Organization that promotes the conservation and wise management of the Atlantic Salmon

ASF 2020 Events
  • - Freeport, ME ~ Saturday March 28th 2020 ~ Harraseeket Inn, Freeport ME
  • - Moncton, NB ~ Saturday March 28th, 2020 ~Delta Beausejour
  • - Maine Dinner ~ March 30th 2019 ~ Hilton Garden Inn, Park St.
  • - Halifax, NS ~ Thursday April 2nd 2020 ~ Cdn Museum of Immigration, Pier 21
  • - Charlottetown, PEI ~ April 16th 2020 - The Culinary Institute of Canada 4 Sydney
  • - Montreal, PQ ~ April 22nd 2020 ~ Club Saint-James,
  • - Fredericton, NB ~ April 29th 2020 ~ Delta Fredericton
  • - Toronto, ON ~ May 6th 2020, Cocktail Party, Terroni Adelaide,

We would like to say "Thanks" to everyone who visited us or followed our river report throughout this past season and we hope that you will continue to follow it again next year. We would also like to take the opportunity, on behalf of everyone here at Country Haven, to wish you all the very best for the coming year.

Once again, this year we are pleased to be offering our popular Gift Certificate Special

Looking for a gift that is a "little different" for that "special" angler you know??
Then consider a Fishing Adventure gift Certificate - 3 different packages to choose from.
#1 - Miramichi fishing and canoeing combo Day adventure package.
#2 - 3 days & 4 nights all-inclusive package
#3 - 5 days & 6 nights all inclusive package
Call Today for more details

SUMMER Father & Son/Daughter SPECIAL...
Ask about our "Father & Son/Daughter" Gift Certificates
( 10% discount on Father & Son/Daughter" Certificates )
GREAT for birthdays, graduations, special occasions or just to 'bond'...


At Country Haven we are very fortunate to have approximately 80% of returning guests each year. We are also very thankful to be represented by these fine exhibitors at Sportsmen Shows around the world. They have all fished with us and know firsthand about the quality of service Country Haven Offers. So stop by and say "Hi" and pick up a Country Haven Miramichi Brochure.


January 25th - The 2019 Fly Fishing Show East - (NEW LOCATION) Edison NJ, at the New Jersey Convention & Exhibition Center
We will be represented at this Show by Tight Lines Fly Fishing Inc. and East Coast Spey, Parsippany NJ. Andrew May, Jody Plonski and Jorge Posada are all familiar with the Miramichi River and our Operation and will also be holding their 9th annual Spey casting Clinic with us here at Country Haven from September 29th - October 5th and also October 6th - 12th 2019. Web site:


January 18th - 20th - The Fly Fishing Show East - Marlborough MA, - Royal Plaza, 1st Booth (A11) on right after entering.
January 25th - The Fly Fishing Show East - Edison NJ.
February 16th, - Bear's Den 21st Annual Fly Fishing show, 11:00am - 6:00pm (Free entry)
We will be Represented at both These Shows by Bears Den Fly Fishing Co.. from Taunton, MA., Owner Scott Wessels has fished with us in the past. Stop by and pick up a Country Haven Brochure and have a look at all the Great fishing Equipment that will be on display. Their web site is at:


Paul Carleton and Tom Fabisak have been fishing with and representing us now for 14 years and know our operation very well. They will be happy to answer any questions you might have about fishing on the Miramichi. The Affordable Adventure Group will again be fishing with us this year (dates TBA.).

2019 Show Schedule

  • January 19th 2019 - Guides & Outfitters Day, Bass Pro Shop, Halifax NS
    ( Visit our booth and find out how to win a free All-Inclusive fishing vacation on the Miramichi )

  • February 22nd - 24th 2019 - Springfield Sportsman's Show, (Eastern States Exposition) , Big "E" Fairgrounds, Springfield, MA
    ( Visit our booth and find out how to win a free All-Inclusive fishing vacation on the Miramichi )

  • April 2nd 2019 - Trinity Sportsman's Event , Trinity Baptist Church, 80 Clinton St., Concord, NH
    (Visit us there and find out how to win a free All-Inclusive fishing vacation on the Miramichi)
We would like to welcome everyone so drop by our booth and say 'hello'.
Country Haven Lodge Show Representations by:-
P.O. Box 3301
Portsmouth, NH 03802-3301
Tel/Fax (603) 431-8761


Carroll and Lila Ware are very familiar with the Miramichi River,
having fished it a number of times and will be fishing with us again in 2019.
Check out their web site at:

                                - January 18th - 20th 2019 The Fly Fishing Show - Marlboro, MA
                                - January 25th 2019 The Fly Fishing Show - Somerset Edison, NJ
                                - March 29th - 31st 2019 Orono Sportsman's Show - U. Maine, Orono ME
                                - March 23d & 25th 2019 Presque Isle Sportsman's Show
                                - March 29th - 31st 2019 Maine State Sportsman's Show, Augusta, ME


February 9th & 10th 2019 - Brian Warrington who fishes with us each year will be repesenting as at the British Fly Fair held in Stafford. He will be demonstrating and be at the AAPGAI stand on both days. He will also be demonstrating at the Prince Albert Fishing Club open day on the river Ribble at Ribchester in Lancashire (Date TBA). Brian knows much about the Miramichi River and will be happy to answer any questions about Country Haven and the Miramichi.

July 26th - 28th 2019 - Once again, we will be Represented at the CLA Game Fair, Hatley House, Warwickshire by our UK booking agent

Brian Warrington will happily answer any of you questions about fishing for Atlantic Salmon on the Miramichi.

Additional shows:
We will be represented at these shows by Bryan Martin from the Devon Fishing Club. Bryan fishes with us each year and knows our operation as well as anyone in the UK. Bryan will be providing casting lessons at all these Shows and can be reached at 0 775 935 2194 or

- South West Fly Fair, March 18th 2019 Roadford Lake, Devon, (Salmon and Trout Association).
- Devon Country Show, May 16 - 18th 2019, WestPoint Exhibition Center, Exeter
- The Mid Devon Show, July 27th 2019, Knighthayes, Tiverton, Devon
- The CLA Game Fair, July 26 - 28th 2019, Hatfield House,
- North Devon Show, August 7th 2019 Umberleigh Barton Farm, Barnstaple, on the A377

we would like to thank all those people who stopped by our booth at any of last years shows and we look forward to seeing you again this year.

Country Haven Lodge
601 Route #118
Gray Rapids, NB, Canada
E9B 1G9
Toll Free: (877)-Fly-Hook (359-4665) * Fax: (506)-843-9010

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