Tuesday, January 23, 2018

S&TC auction offers lots from fishing to feasting for a great cause

Keen cricketing fans will be rushing to bid in Salmon & Trout Conservation’s annual auction for a rare chance to fish and then enjoy...

A Passion Called Salmon DVD

There is a new salmon DVD being premiered in London shortly at the famous BAFTA theatre in the heart of the West End. A Passion Called Salmon by Sasa Savic is a celebration of the magnificent Atlantic Salmon and those both fish for it and fight to conserve the wild stocks.

Costa Movie Supports New Sport Fishery in Guyana

Sunglasses manufacturer Costa Del Mar have sponsored a new movie called "Jungle Fish" based around their 'Protect Guyana' project. In the rivers and ponds of Guyana's unspoiled rain forest, they found a place where sport fishing can preserve the country's natural resources and culture by supporting its indigenous peoples in a responsible way.

Iceland's Hofsa, Sela and Big Laxa rivers open their accounts

North Atlantic Salmon Fund chairman, Orri Vigfusson, with news of some very encouraging early reports from Iceland's rivers where many have been producing salmon since early June, a good month before they usually open for serious fishing effort. Now in the last few days fish are being caught in prolific numbers which bodes well for the big fish which arrive in July.

Simms to Sell Direct to Anglers

Simms Fishing Products dealers were informed this week about the company's decision to make substantial changes to its distribution plans. Most notably, starting in August, consumers will be able to purchase Simms gear through www.simmsfishing.com. The company also says it will forbid dealers to sell current products on or through Amazon and eBay.

Sea Lice Research in Norway

A superb Norwegian film on current sea lice research, via the Atlantic Salmon Federation.

Russia and EU Join Fight Over Norwegian Salmon Netting

The Russian Government and the EU Fisheries Commission back NASF‘s campaign to curb Norwegian salmon netting. Since 1994 the North Atlantic Salmon Fund (NASF) and its international partners have campaigned to close the Norwegian commercial salmon fishery in Finnmark

Sea Trout ‘may offer better sport than salmon’

The sea trout has usually been seen as an ‘inferior’ species to the salmon but, in the eyes of many, this perception is now changing.

2012 Auction for Wild Salmon in Norway

The Eighth Auction in Support of Wild Salmon in Norway will take place 25th October 2012 from 6:00 PM at The Old Astrup Fearnley Museum for Modern Art in Oslo. The full auction catalogue is now available and a shorter English language version is reproduced here that you can read online.

A Spring Day on the Test

The Fish&Fly team recently had the chance to travel down to Timsbury in Hampshire to enjoy a days fishing on the River Test and carriers. Spring had sprung and the fish were on the Hawthorn Flies!
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