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Other Useful Resources for New Brunswick Boaters
Transport Canada is your authority on Boating in Canada. Check out this link if you have any questions or concerns about marine safety. Learn about Marine Safety
Discover Boating know how to have fun on the water! Find out more about the boating lifestyle that New Brunswick boaters fall in love with every day! VisitDiscoverBoating.ca
Having trouble thinking up a boating activity for the day? Tourism New Brunswick has lots of suggestions for locations and outdoor activities for some travel inspiration.
Recreational fishing in the maritime province of New Brunswick is among the best in Canada. Grab your anglers license and check out the New Brunswick fishing guide.
Try your hand at sailing with beginner’s courses or participate in world-class sailing events at Sail New Brunswick.
Get out on the water at some of these top New Brunswick boating locations!
Miramichi River: Head to this river for the world’s best Atlantic Salmon fishing! Boaters can also try out fly fishing in these waters while admiring the beautiful scenery. Explore along the shore to find hidden coves and fishing holes!
Kedgwick River: Another New Brunswick river renowned for its salmon fishing. This river sits between two large forested hills, giving the area a unique environment that hosts diverse wildlife. Keep your eye out for black bears!
Lake Utopia: Explore this scenic lake and try not to get eaten by Old Ned, the resident Lake Utopia Lake Monster. Boaters will also love jetskiing on this lake, or they can take their activities to the ocean to play on more open waters.
St. John River: Check out New Brunswick’s most well-known river and see what the locals love so much. Spend your time motoring along the river’s shoreline, or rent a canoe or stand-up paddleboard and explore the coast of the Bay of Fundy
Grand Lake: Visit New Brunswick’s largest open body of water at the Grand Lake Provincial park for stellar campsites and exciting boating activities all summer long! Anglers will also enjoy the diversity of species that includes anything from Rainbow Smelt to Striped Bass.
Spednic Lake: Since it is situated along the Canada – United-States border, Spednic Lake has an extensive ecoregion. There are several well forested islands among the waters that are best explored by jetski, while other boaters will enjoy tubing on the calm waters.
Kennebecasis River: Named after the Mi’kmaq phrase meaning “little long bay place”, this extension of the St. John River offers many water activities. Enjoy sailing down the river, or kick it into high gear and take the crew out tubing. Regardless, you are sure to enjoy the area.