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Causapscal is located in the heart of a beautiful forested area, the Matapedia Valley. In 1839, an important relay station was established at the meeting Matapedia and Causapscal rivers. The item inherits the name of Les Fourches (The Forks). It was only later that it pointed to the locality Causapscal. This name comes from the Micmac word Geosopsgiag meaning stony or rocky headland tip.
For nearly a century, Causapscal attracted many visitors by the practice of Atlantic salmon fishing. In 1870, Lord Mount Stephen put up a real fishing area by buying many lands bordering the Matapedia and Causapscal rivers.
Site patrimonial de pêche Matamajaw
At the beginning of the century, American and Canadian English businessmen acquire these properties form the Matamajaw Salmon Club. Therefore, and for more than sixty years, the luxurious club welcomes members and their guests from delivering a noble combat to the salmon.
Several thematic activities are organized during the summer. The most popular are:
- Fort Causap au Royaume du Saumon: end of July
- Symposium des arts: gathering several local and regional painters in August
- Salon Aventure, plein air, chasse et pêche: end of April
- Saint-Jean-Baptiste: June 24
Looking forward to welcoming you!
- Population: 2 328 inhabitants.
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