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UK Launch of Reisa 20/40 Club

Have you ever wanted to catch a 20, 30 or 40 lbs Atlantic Salmon on Fly? There are only a few rivers in the world which regularly catch 30 and 40 lbs Salmon and 20 lbs salmon in good numbers and the Reisa Elva in northern Norway is one of them. ... Full story

94 Irish Rivers Open for Salmon Angling in 2013

Mr Fergus O’Dowd T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, has approved a suite of regulations and bye-laws that will govern the wild salmon fishery in 2013. These came into effect from Tuesday 1 January 2013. ... Full story

All American Backcountry Tournament Donates to BTT

The First Annual Cheeca Lodge All American Backcountry Fishing Tournament held November 9-11, 2012, was a noteworthy success, raising $1,500 for the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust. ... Full story

Research To Show How Oil Spills Harm Ocean Fish

Latest hatchery technology and ‘treadmill’ help to reveal physiological impacts on fish in Deep Water Horizon spill. UM Scientists in partnership with scientists from NOAA, Stanford and Univ. of N. Texas Present Findings on Post-Oil Spill Fish Toxicology; Studies Show Potential for Impact on Several Important Fish Species in the Region ... Full story

An Appeal From Orri Vigfusson - North Atlantic Salmon Fund - Your Help is Needed

Every year we need to raise funds to help salmon return to native rivers. Our core business is buying out nets and maintaining an open seas moratorium. We have gained trust amongst netsmen worldwide but naturally we need to pay them fair compensation. Probably 85% of the North Atlantic feeding grounds are now covered by commercial agreements. Our campaign is very focused on the remaining nets in Northern Norway, the Foyle district and coastal nets in Scotland. ... Full story

Boost for Wye and Usk Salmon Catches

The rivers Wye and Usk have recorded substantial increases in catches of salmon in 2012. Anglers and river owners have so far reported well over 1,250 salmon from each river, representing a 64% and 51% increase when compared to their respective 5-year average catches. In the case of the Wye, it is the highest number of fish caught since 1996. ... Full story

Salmon Farming Comes Ashore in Canada

Twenty-three thousand Atlantic salmon smolts will arrive at the 'Namgis First Nation's salmon farm in January, just a fraction of the millions of similar fish that grow to maturity each year in B.C. What's different about these fish is that they will never swim in the ocean, never come in contact with wild salmon and never be treated for sea lice. ... Full story

Passing the Salmon Conservation Torch

St. Andrews, NB , Canada…The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is pleased to announce that Christopher H. Buckley Jr., a resident of Islamorada, Florida, assumed the chairmanship of the organization’s US Board of Directors at a meeting in New York City on November 15. ... Full story

Ponoi River Fishing Museum Completed

It is true that all great salmon rivers have great histories. It is also up to us to preserve this sporting heritage, which is why, after over a year of diligent work, the Ponoi museum in Ryabaga Camp officially opened this past September. ... Full story

Fishing Days at Farlow's and Sportfish

As part of their regular series of events covering destinations and fly fishing around the globe, Farlow's and Sportfish are pleased to welcome Andrew Rushton, owner of the Kalum River Lodge in British Columbia and Stjani Benediktsson and Bjossi Runarsson who are two top fly fishing guides from Iceland. ... Full story

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