Bonaventure River, Quebec Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Bonaventure River, Quebec Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Fish the entire pool or run and take your time. Smaller fly patterns and dry's work better at this time of the season.
Fishing Report Last Updated:
5 / 31 / 2018
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Bonaventure River is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Camp Bonaventure

Water flow: Flow at 20 cubic yards per second

Visibility: 60 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 54 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: During the mid season period, mornings and evenings are more productive.

Best stretch: All sections of the river can be productive at this time of the season.

Best access point: There are trails and boat entry locations on every section of the river. Be careful however, only experienced guides should operate a canoe and motor on this river.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: Atlantic Salmon

Fishing season: June 1st until September 30th

Nearest airport: Bonaventure, Quebec. Gaspe, Quebec & Bathurst NB

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Bonaventure River Description

The Bonaventure river is legendary for its extreme water clarity, underwater visibility exceeds 100 feet, and its run of strong Atlantic salmon. Located on the south shore of Quebec's, Gaspe peninsula, it runs cool and clear throughout the entire summer. The Bonaventure is one of the few places in the world where you sight fish for Atlantic salmon. Dry fly fishing is very exciting! Over 80 miles in lenght it ...

Techniques & Tips

Swinging wet flys through the known runs and pools. Free floating dry's are also productive.

7-Day Forecast

Water conditions are a bit low at the moment and should remain so over the next week to ten days. No major weather pattern or warmer temperatures in the forecast.

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