227, avenue Desjardins
Matane, Québec G4W 2Z3
Phone: 418 562-0000
The Société de gestion de la rivière Matane manages the Matane Salmon River from the Cap-des-Pilotes bridge till the Lake Matane in the Matane Wildlife Reserve. The river stretches over a 80 kilometres area, with 80 salmon pools. It is one of Quebec’s most famous salmon rivers. Fishing there is easy and accessible, making it a destination of choice for rookies.
Schedule: June 15 to September 30, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Services for fishermen:
River trip allowed on kayak, canoe or paddleboard starting at the bridge on Chemin de la Coulée Carrier (route 195) until the Parc des Îles.
Rainbow trout fishing in the Matane River available from October 1 to 31. Click here if you wish to know more (article only in French).
Photo credits: Agence l'Ambassade, Wildcats pêche à la mouche, Aviron Média, Fokus Productions.