FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswickers interested in the annual Larry’s Gulch Lodge lottery draw may apply from May 29 to July 10.

Trips will be drawn for August 11-13. Eight individuals will have their tickets drawn for these dates, and each will be allowed to bring one other person. For two nights and three days, they will be provided with fishing gear, guides, meals and accommodations free of charge.

“I am pleased to once again offer New Brunswickers the opportunity to experience fishing the Atlantic salmon on our prestigious Restigouche River,” said Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames. “I encourage all interested New Brunswick anglers to enter the draw for a chance to have an unforgettable stay at the Larry’s Gulch Lodge, which is renowned for its world-class salmon angling opportunities and for its breathtaking natural landscape.”

Applicants are required to:

  • pay a $10 application fee
  • have their principal place of residence in New Brunswick
  • be 18 years of age at the time of application
  • agree to have their names released publicly if they win
  • agree that successful applications are not transferable or refundable
  • have a valid Outdoors Card

The winners will be notified no later than July 27 by the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, and their names will be posted on the department’s website.

An Outdoors Card can be obtained by registering through the Department of Energy and Resource Development’s e-licensing system, at private vendors or any Service New Brunswick centre. In addition to an Outdoors Card, the winner will also be required to purchase a resident salmon angling licence, which is available online and at Service New Brunswick centres.