Auction preview: Montreal

ASF's 39th annual Montreal Spring Banquet
Apr 13, 2023
On May 3rd the Atlantic Salmon community comes together at Le Windsor Ballrooms in Montreal for the 39th annual ASF Montreal Spring Banquet. We are nearly sold out and interest in this year's selection of auction is strong.

We're offering two ways to join and support our work for wild salmon and wild rivers: purchase one of the remaining tickets, or place an advance auction bid by emailing Charles - 

This year's auction features rare angling opportunities, fine wine, handmade cigars, and more. Scroll down for a complete catalogue. 

Events like the Montreal Spring Banquet fuel our conservation work. We sincerely thank our sponsors, donors, and supporters for their generosity. 


Selection of California Wines

Two Opus One and two Caymus Selection wines.
What:  2013 Vintage California Wines – Each of these bottles is among Napa Valley’s finest big reds.

When: Available Immediately. 

Features: Two Opus One and two Caymus Selection.

Courtesy of Jon Eggleston 

Salmon Fishing Moisie River

The Winthrop-Campbell area includes 14 salmon pools on the beautiful Moisie River.
What: Two anglers will enjoy two days of casting their lines during the run of “Big Salmon” in the Winthrop-Campbell sector of the river and at the 12-mile pool in the APRM sector accessible only by helicopter. 

When: June 14th and 15th 2023.

Features: Morning and noon-day meals, transportation and access to the river, guiding services and helicopter service to the 12-mile pool.

Courtesy of  APRM (Association de protection de la Rivière Moisie)

Original Art by Johanne Pouliot

"Surprise" an original painting by Johanne Pouliot.
What: An original 18" x 24" painting depicting a fishing scene on the Cascapedia River at Fraser pool.

When: Available Immediately. 

Courtesy of Johanne Pouliot 

Restigouche River Lodge Trip

On the banks of the Restigouche River in Mann's Mountain NB, an experience awaits for Anglers to fly fish on crystal clear water for large Atlantic salmon.
What: This trip is for two rods for two nights and two days fishing over three days on the Restigouche River.

When: Mutually Agreeable dates. 

Features: guides, meals, accommodation, and fishing.

Courtesy of Restigouche River Lodge 

Cold Spring Camp

Cold Spring Camp is a private fishing camp located on the Matapédia River. Get ready for some amazing salmon fishing on their 23 private pools.
What: Two anglers for three days over 4.

When: September 2nd to 5th 2023

Features: guided fishing, all meals, and accommodations.

Courtesy of Cold Spring Camp 

Matapédia Salmon Fishing Trip

The Matapédia River is famous for the large salmon it shelters each year.
What: Two rods will enjoy fishing the Matapédia River during prime time for two days.

When: July 17 & 18 2023.

Features: access to the river and guiding services.

Courtesy of CGRMP

Salmon Fishing Cascapedia River

For over a century and a half the Cascapedia River has enjoyed a worldwide reputation for the size of their salmon.
What: This is the dream trip, two anglers for four consecutive days.

When: 2024 Season. 
Features: 2 anglers, 4 days of your choice, guide services.
Courtesy of Cascapedia Society Inc.

Correnti Cigars with Custom ASF Humidor

Frank Correnti Cigars was established in 1906 and is Canada's last cigar factory. Photo: Correnti Cigars.
What: 10 hand rolled ASF 75th anniversary cigars with a custom humidor.

When: Available immediately.

Features: Correnti cigars are sought out by movie stars, athletes, and world leaders. Now you can enjoy these hand-rolled, custom ordered, ASF 75th anniversary cigars along your favourite salmon river.

Courtesy Tim MacDonald

ASF 75th Anniversary Loop Reel

The limited edition ASF x Loop 75th anniversary reel can handle the hardest fighting fish. Photo: Loop Tackle.
What: One of 100 limited edition ASF 75th anniversary Loop Classic reels.

When: Available immediately.

Features: Each reel is numbered from one to 100 and comes in a handcrafted Swedish wool and leather case. Make a statement with an exclusive version of one of the world's most desirable fly reels.

Courtesy of Loop 

Salmon Fishing Trip, Groupe Cap Nord

Being one of the more historic and exclusive camps on Quebec’s North shore, you will enjoy the ocean front view on the south facing side of the property and the majestic Godbout.
What: This trip is for six anglers for three days on the majestic Godbout River.

When: Mutual agreed date in 2024 season.

Features: Great meals, guiding services from seasoned veterans and the ambiance of a classic Atlantic salmon camp.

Courtesy of Groupe Cap Nord

Salmon Fishing on the Causapscal River

The Causap, a moniker given to her by anglers all over the world, is sought after on a yearly basis due to its short season and reliable early run of large wild Atlantic salmon.
What: Exclusive 2 day salmon fishing on the Causapscal River.
When: Dates of your choosing (2024 Season)

Features: 2 Anglers, access and guided fishing tours.
Courtesy of CGRMP

Salmon Fishing at Leaf River Lodge in Northern Quebec

Recent discovery of the tremendous fishery in Leaf River affords the angler the opportunity to fuse the technology and hardware of today with the unspoiled waters of yesteryears.
What: Adventure for 2 Anglers on the Ungava. 

When: September 4th to 10th 2023.

Features: 6 nights, 5 full days of fishing, guided services for two Anglers, lodging, all meals and return air from Montreal. 

Courtesy of Leaf River Lodge

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