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Sage Announces New Fly Fishing Collection

Known as a leader in the field of fly fishing gear development, the annual announcement of next seasons new collection from Sage is eagerly awaited to see what the guys and girls up on Bainbridge Island have been working away on for the past months and often much longer. ... Full story

International Salmon Treaty Fails Yet Again!

Once again an organisation set up and funded by international governments has failed to do the very job for which it was created. This time the wild Atlantic salmon, already struggling to recover from years of commercial overfishing, disease and parasites from salmon farms, will be the victim of public sector time wasting and intransigence. ... Full story

Concerns Raised About Greenland Harvest of Wild Atlantic Salmon

Sue Scott, VP Communications of the Atlantic Salmon Federation, explains the concerns raised by the increasing harvest of wild Atlantic salmon in Greenland while returns to native rivers in North American have fallen considerably. ... Full story

Ireland hosts major international Conference of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation

Drogheda, Ireland is the location for the 30th annual meeting of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation (NASCO). The main function of NASCO is to conserve, restore, enhance and rationally manage Atlantic salmon through international cooperation taking account of the best available scientific information. ... Full story

Boca Grande Tarpon Tournament Makes a Splash

The small but delightful village of Boca Grande in Lee County, south west Florida recently played host once more to the "World's Richest" Tarpon Tournament. This annual competition brings interest from anglers across the USA and around the world. Two afternoons of competition chasing the giant tarpon of Boca Grande Pass brought lots of action. ... Full story

Controversy Circles Around Record Mako Shark

Controversy has arisen over the catch and kill of a 1,323lb Shortfin Mako Shark in California which is a potential new world record. There is nothing illegal about this but is it moral some are asking, especially if a big female like this could be carrying many new pups. ... Full story

Bumper Salmon Season on the Tay

Anglers are celebrating a bumper salmon season on the River Tay according to this report from STV News. Some beats are reporting catches of more than double those in recent years — and many say a policy of returning caught fish is helping. ... Full story

Boost For More Transparency on Sea Lice Levels

Scotland’s largest salmon producer is set to publish data on sea lice. Marine Harvest has signalled its intention to seek formal certification from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC). That means it will have to comply with the ASC’s farm-by-farm sea lice data publication requirement. ... Full story

Record German Salmon Captured

In early May on the Island of Rügen, the largest Atlantic salmon ever caught in Germany with rod and reel was landed. Dieter Schmidt of Wolfsburg lured the 125cm giant with a Rhino Xtra Mag Spoon in the color pattern "Rügen Special“. When weighed the specimen turned out to be an enormous 24.3 kg (53.5lb). ... Full story

The Best of UK Fly Fishing

We have shared some of Matt Dunkinson's fishing films before on our websites that featured the English chalk streams as well as fly fishing for harbour mullet and bass but now this great 5 minute video has been put together by Matt to showcase some of the best of what UK fly fishing has to offer. ... Full story

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