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More Great News From Berkley

More Great News From Berkley

Thanks to the generosity of Berkley, the NBSFA will have a new prize package giveaway this season at ALL SEVEN of the regular season events. The prize package will be worth over $150 and filled with 16 Berkley products. Each package will have at least ten packages of...

Lunker of the Year 2022

Lunker of the Year 2022

2022 Lunker of the Year Award Thanks to Abu Garcia and MTB Brokerage, the Lunker of the Year prize package in 2022 will be even better than last year. This year the Lunker of the Year winners will receive monies and prizes worth over $2,600 for the largest fish caught...

MTB RENEWS FOR 2022

MTB RENEWS FOR 2022

MTB Brokerage is a wholesale provider of produce, meats and poultry products for restaurants, hotels, retail stores and food trucks in the greater Fredericton area. MTB is owned and operated by Mike Brennan and he has over 30 years experience in the food service...

2022 Lunker of the Year

2022 Lunker of the Year

2022 Abu Garcia Lunker of the Year Award Sponsored by MTB Brokerage The 2021 Lunker of the Year Prize Package was won by Howard Martell and Steve Watson with a 4.80-pound smallmouth caught on the last day of the regular season that was worth over $1,850 in cash and...

2021 Lunker of the Year Review

2021 Lunker of the Year Review

Abu Garcia Lunker of the Year Award Sponsored by MTB Brokerage The 2021 Abu Garcia Lunker of the Year Prize Package Sponsored by MTB Brokerage was comprised of two Abu Garcia Veracity Spinning Rods and two Abu Garcia Zata Spinning Reels, with tax a value of over...

NEW INITIATIVE !!

NEW INITIATIVE !!

Over the past couple of months the NBSFA Board of Directors have been working in conjunction with the Minnow Tackle Shop on our new initiative called “The Smallmouth Cup”, which is being introduced for new teams to the NBSFA. THE SMALLMOUTH CUP PRESENTED BY MINNOW...

NEW INITIATIVE !!

2021 End of Year Chairman’s Letter

Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen, I trust that this letter finds you all well with your boats put away for the winter, however the thoughts of getting back on the water along with those great memories of you landing smallmouth bass continue to warm your soul. Well,...

Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting

Ladies & Gentlemen, As of this morning, 01 Nov 2021 we are good to go with holding our Annual General Meeting at the Hazen Centre in Oromocto. In conversation with Town Council this morning I was once again advised that in order to hold such an event we MUST...

Memorials

The New Brunswick Sportfishing Association would like to recognize the many individuals that have contributed to our association that are no longer with us.  Their friendship, smiles, laughs, advice and loving of fishing are missed by all.

John Russell

John Russell

John was born in Chatham and grew up in Bartibog Bridge where he established a love for the outdoors. He enjoyed family gatherings and spent many summers camping with his family and friends. He enjoyed salmon fishing on the Miramichi, bass fishing and the many great...

J. Brian Naugle

J. Brian Naugle

Brian had a great love of family and a passion for fishing. He was a successful entrepreneur and along side his son helped build a very successful family run construction company, Brycon Construction. Brian was a huge fan of stock car racing. He was extremely proud of...

Dennis Wilson

Dennis Wilson

Dennis was a passionate fisherman and a very accomplished Smallmouth Bass Tournament angler. If a tournament was happening, he was most likely on the water fishing it! His accomplishments were numerous: as part of Team of the Year and Provincial Champions on multiple...

Barry Joseph Burke

Barry Joseph Burke

Formerly of Borden Prince Edward Island, Barry moved to Fredericton shortly after retiring from Marine Atlantic. He enjoyed baseball, hunting and fishing and spent several years guiding. Barry was an active member of the Fredericton Anglers Club and the New Brunswick...

Willis (Willie) Frank Stanley Munn

Willis (Willie) Frank Stanley Munn

The last few years every tournament morning Willie would the first guy you’d see pulling into the launch site. He would be there to complete the boat check, first to see if your livewell was empty and second to ensure you’d be safe that day with your PFD’s onboard. At...

Arthur “Art” McNeil

Arthur “Art” McNeil

Art loved the water and boating was his passion. His first job at Baddeck Marine most likely created that passion. He attained his small engine repair certification in Ontario before heading west to British Columbia working at various marinas and Mercury Marine. The...

William James “Jimmy” Munn

William James “Jimmy” Munn

Jimmy was passionate about two things; his family and fishing. Rain or shine, if the boat was heading to the lake, he was there. He was a friend to many and willing to help anyone in need both on and off the water. For many years he spent his weekends as the NBSFA...

Kenneth Everett Roberts

Kenneth Everett Roberts

Kenny was born in Chilliwack, BC, but being from a military family lived across Canada before settling in Nova Scotia. He was a skilled tradesman that led him to a job with Oland Breweries where he spent a good portion of his career until retiring in 2015. His career...

Marjorie (Pat) Gallan

Marjorie (Pat) Gallan

Pat was a skilled drapery seamstress and even enjoyed the trade as one of her hobbies. When not fishing on Saturdays she was traveling around Fredericton attending yard sales. She was a good bowler but got away from the sport when she moved to Douglas. But her...

Albert “Abby” L. Speight

Albert “Abby” L. Speight

Abby was a sheet metal worker by trade. He was an avid outdoorsman that was very well respected within the fishing community. Family was always first, but smallmouth bass fishing was a passion. He was a great angler and always willing to share his vast knowledge and...