Fly fish the Bonaventure and Cascapedia Rivers for Atlantic Salmon in the Gaspe area of Quebec. This is a destination where salmon fishing lovers will be able to devote themselves to their passion. This paradise for anglers is located in the Gaspe Peninsula, in the Province of Quebec. Crystalline water of incredible limpidity allows for the incomparable activity of "sight fishing"' in the rivers. Accompanied by a guide, in a boat or with waders, you will be able to observe this mighty fish in his habitat during its summer fresh water migration. Bonaventure and Cascapédia Rivers are on the menu for this ultimate adventure, to catch an Atlantic Salmon on a fly.
The Gaspé Peninsula is 30,240 sq. km and its population averages 139,000 residents. The peninsula is surrounded by the Saint-Laurent estuary on the North, the Baie-des-Chaleurs on the South and the Saint-Laurent Gulf in the East. A real paradise for salmon anglers for several generations, the Gaspe Peninsula possesses major salmon rivers that are superb and renowned, like the Cascapedia known worldwide for the size of its salmons, or the Bonaventure for the quality of its salmons and sight-fishing.
The Bonaventure River, with crystal clear water, runs through the counties of Hamilton and Cox in the municipality of Bonaventure. The river begins in the Gaspé Provincial Park and empties into the Baie des Chaleurs after having run 125 km from north to south. The Bonaventure River is one of the most well known rivers in the Gaspé Peninsula for dry fly fishing.
In the heart of the Gaspé region, the Cascapedia River is considered one of the ten best salmon rivers in the world for the size of the salmon that one finds. The Cascapedia River is situated in the south of the Gaspé Peninsula. It begins in the Chic-Choc Mountains and runs 139 km in a north-west, south-east direction before ending in the Cascapedia Bay between the municipalities of Maria and New Richmond.