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Blackville's Emery Brophy Inducted to Atlantic Salmon Museum Hall of Fame

Emery Brophy of Blackville was inducted in the Atlantic Salmon Museum’s Hall of Fame in a ceremony held on Saturday, September 22.

The 35th annual event was held at the Doaktown Curling Club and included a meet and greet, dinner and induction ceremony.

Brophy, an angler his entire life, was born and raised on the banks of Cains River and worked as a cookee for a short time as a young teenager, became a guide and was a Federal Fisheries Officer with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for 27+ years.

He retired in the 1990s and began guiding at Black Brook Salmon Club near Blackville. He still guides to this day.

Other inductees included Kenneth Gray of Bathurst, David Savage of Lower Newcastle, Carl Manderville Sr. of Bryenton and James Walker of Victoria, B.C., formerly of Miramichi.

Pictured above with some of his grandchildren.

 

 

Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

15 Comments

  1. Avatar Barbara Rose-Reynolds on September 24, 2018 at 12:58 pm

    A very proud moment

  2. Avatar Patrick Fleiger on September 24, 2018 at 12:59 pm

    Congratulations Emery

  3. Avatar Irene Jardine on September 24, 2018 at 12:59 pm

    Congratulations

  4. Avatar Wanda Jardine on September 24, 2018 at 12:59 pm

    Congrats Emery.

  5. Avatar Lillian Brennan on September 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Congrats Emery

  6. Avatar Carla Len Allison on September 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Congratulations Emery Brophy well deserved. From the Executive of the Dungarvon ATV Club.

  7. Avatar Anita MacWilliams on September 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Congratulations Emery!

  8. Avatar Shelly Leiding on September 24, 2018 at 1:01 pm

    Congratulations Emery

  9. Avatar George Hennessy on September 24, 2018 at 1:01 pm

    Congratulations Emery

  10. Avatar Wynn Curtis on September 24, 2018 at 1:02 pm

    Wow! That’s awesome! Congrats Emery!

  11. Avatar Wendy Astle on September 24, 2018 at 1:02 pm

    Congratulations Emery!

  12. Avatar Patricia Osmond Courchesne on September 24, 2018 at 1:02 pm

    CONGRATULATIONS Emery

  13. Avatar Helen Muck Keenan on September 24, 2018 at 1:03 pm

    Congrats Emery

  14. Avatar Faye and Sonny Dezan on September 25, 2018 at 5:27 pm

    Congrats Emery. It is well deserved.

  15. Avatar Paul LeBlanc on October 5, 2018 at 2:49 am

    Congratulations Emery!
    After all those years on the river, both as a fisheries officer and a guide, I will be the first one to buy your book if ever you decide to write one… I’m sure you would have some dandy stories to tell !

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