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    Salmon Heroes of Norway

    Despite dwindling populations of salmon on many rivers in Norway less than 14% of all salmon caught in Norway by rod-anglers were returned alive to spawn in 2010. This shocking recklessness is really sad to witness, but nevertheless, there are a growing number of angling heroes in Norway.

    Arne Hansen is a Norwegian fishing hero. Here he is returning alive a fly-caught 21.4kg (47lb) Atlantic salmon back into the Orkla River.

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    Thanks Arne!

    Note: The Orkla has an increasingly good record of catch & release - now up to 32% of those caught. Let's hope improvement continues in 2011.

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    Re: Salmon Heroes of Norway

    Well done for leading the way. What a super fish too.

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