March 26, 2010
FREDERICTON (CNB) - Mike Reist of Gagetown was the first name drawn in the 2010 Crown Reserve angling draw. Reist and his party were successfully drawn for July 24, on the North Branch, Adams Pool.
The Regular Crown Reserve Water Draw provides New Brunswick residents with opportunities to angle for Atlantic salmon on selected stretches of the Miramichi, Restigouche and Patapedia rivers for specific days during the fishing season.
There were 2,041 party applications received, with 669 successful parties drawn. Successful party chiefs will be notified by mail. Anglers must purchase their Crown Reserve angling licences by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 30, or their Crown Reserve waters will be reassigned to other anglers through the mini-draw process.
A complete list of successful applicants is also available online.
MEDIA CONTACTS: Matt Jones, communications, Department of Natural Resources, 506-453-2614, email@example.com; Anne Bull Monteith, communications, Department of Natural Resources, 506-453-2614, firstname.lastname@example.org.