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2016 in Pictures

November 29, 2016

Since the scary low Atlantic salmon returns of 2014, most North American rivers are trending up. 2016 had great returns of large egg bearing females, which means the Class of 2017 might be a big one. Fingers crossed.

Here are some pics to wrap up the year:

1. ASF's Director of New Brunswick Programs, Nathan Wilbur ready to release a heavy fish back from the sea. (Photo by Andy Miller)

2. Julia Carpenter releasing her first multi sea winter salmon on the Upsalquitch River in New Brunswick. (Photo by Nathan Wilbur)

3. Chip Richards taking it in on the Cain's River during the annual Miramichi Salmon Association Classic. (Photo by Nathan Wilbur)

4. Rods bent on the Pinware River in southern Labrador. (Photo by ASF's Director of Newfoundland and Labrador Programs Don Ivany)

5. Beautiful fall colours on a salmon caught late this year on the Northwest Miramichi River. (Photo by Nathan Wilbur)