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Fly Fishing Adventures - Laxardal - 66°N

For some time now I have heard whispers of the trout fishing in Iceland and I was dubious at best. The idea of rivers with browns averaging 4-5lbs and the chance of 10-12lb fish like in New Zealand but then with the population density resembling a river more like that of Southern England, it just seemed inconceivable! So I ventured North-West to go and see if any of these bold statements were based at all on truth. ... Full story

Fish Sculptures Made of Sunglasses Still Making Waves

Costa Sunglasses made a splash when it unveiled images of one-of-a-kind, hand built fish sculptures of a tarpon, blue marlin and bass built entirely out of its own sunglass parts in an advertising campaign last year. Two of these sculptures have since found new homes with some worthy organizations. ... Full story

EU Proposals for Baltic Salmon Not Enough

Fishing limits for wild salmon in the Baltic Sea will be unchanged or cut slightly next year, under European proposals published on Friday, which environmentalists say ignore concerns that some sub-species could face extinction. ... Full story

Thames Salmon Heading Home

Environment Agency Fisheries Officer Adrian Bicknell holds two salmon caught in the EA’s fish trap at Molesey on the River Thames - great proof that salmon are finding their way upriver to hopefully breed and boost future stocks of the species.

Hardy Loses a Legend

It is with great sadness that we bring news that James Leighton Hardy has died. James, who was better known as Jim, was the last direct link between the company now known as Hardy & Greys Ltd and the founding family. He was the son of a former joint Managing Director, William Hardy. He passed away on Saturday, 28th July, 2012. ... Full story