Saturday, September 22, 2018

An Appeal From Orri Vigfusson – North Atlantic Salmon Fund – Your Help is...

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.

Summer Salmon Spectacular

You can save £280 off the price of a hosted summer salmon course on the River Tweed and salmon expert Tom Festing picks his essential summer salmon kit.

Anglian Water Airflo International Team Final 2017

On of the biggest competitions on the trout fly fishing calendar, the Anglian Water Airflo International, took place on Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th...

Wild Atlantic Salmon Protected by Newly Extended Agreement

A new moratorium agreement is the start of increased protection for Atlantic salmon, but help is needed to drive conservation forward.

Scotland Reports Lowest Rod Salmon Catch Since 2003

The latest Scottish Salmon and Sea Trout Fishery Statistics 2013 show the lowest reported rod salmon catch since 2003.
Great Salmon Rods of the Dee and the Spey

Great Salmon Rods of the Dee and Spey by Iain D. Ogden

In over forty years of regularly casting a line over the length and breadth of both the Dee and the Spey the author, Iain...

Survey – Wild Fishing in Scotland

Help the Salmon & Trout Association to assess the value and economic impact of ‘wild fishing’ in Scotland.

NASF Norway to Support Salmon Activist on Trial in Canada

Reddvillaksen.no (the Norweigan branch of the North Atlantic Salmon Fund) supports Don Staniford in his trial against Mainstream (Cermac) where he stands accused of defamation with USD10k in financial aid.

Varzuga's 2012 record-breaker

The Varzuga river in Russia has just recorded one of its best-ever seasons in 21 years - with more than 8,500 salmon and a bigger average size of fish than in previous seasons (and immaculate silver salmon too). To mark a result that, not least is extremely encouraging for the potential fight back to abundance of Atlantic salmon as a species we here reproduce the final post from Roxtons' Varzuga Blog.

Atlantic Salmon Trust Asks Commercial Pelagic Netsmen to Help Track Atlantic salmon

Professor Ken Whelan, AST’s Director of Research, has asked the representatives of the EU’s pelagic fleets to work closely with salmon scientists to learn more about the life of salmon (the ‘canary of the North Atlantic’) in the ocean, when he addressed Friday’s (Oct 5, 2012) meeting of the Pelagic Regional Advisory Council, held in Amsterdam.
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