Sunday, August 25, 2019

Farlows Casts a Line for the Future

BDBCO 870 Limited has become the sole investor in Farlows, the British fishing and outdoor pursuits emporium, after it completed an acquisition deal for an undisclosed sum with the 173 year old Royal Warrant holding retailer.

Costa's Introduce New Sunrise Lens for Low Light Fishing

Serious anglers and outdoors enthusiasts know with fishing, time of day can be everything. Costa Sunglasses introduces its high contrast specialty 580P™ sunrise lens – a lightweight, impact resistant lens that allows maximum light transmission and enhanced depth perception to cut glare and allow anglers to see through the water more clearly in the early morning or late afternoon prime fishing hours, when outside light is low.

Atlantic Salmon Research on the River Frome

Research by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) on the UK's Dorset Frome is throwing new light on Atlantic salmon migration and survival strategies.

Canadian rivers: rain still required

Once again this summer, the Miramichi has had to close its holding pools because of low flow and warming waters. The situation on that river remains 'no change' in terms of the closure, but hopes are high for some equinoxial weather action soon to bring in the late runs on this, and neighbouring rivers in New Brunswick, and other world-famous salmon rivers such as the Bonaventure and Grand Cascapedia. Meanwhile, here is a run down of the latest from Canada courtesy of the ASF (Atlantic Salmon Federation).

Scottish Government Presiding Over “Unrestricted Wholesale Slaughter”

The netting catch of salmon in Scotland leapt by a massive 50% in 2013, leading to the Salmon & Trout Association accusing the Scottish Government of presiding over “Unrestricted Wholesale Slaughter”

Yorkshire Salmon to Return to the Derwent

After waiting 40 years salmon get a £12 million Yorkshire home
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The Laxford Loch Sea Trout Tracking Project

Sea trout also play an important role within ecosystems and are an indicator of clean and healthy freshwater burns and rivers. But sadly sea...

Irish Fish Farms Criticised over Sea Lice Levels

The Marine Institute has said 2014 has been a ‘challenging’ year for controlling sea lice on Irish fish farms.

Salmonstock! National Acts Headline US Concert to Celebrate Wild Alaskan Salmon

Local Alaskan nonprofit, the Renewable Resources Foundation, is throwing a massive outdoor concert to celebrate wild Alaskan salmon! National headliners include; Grateful Dead's Bill Kreutzmann and the 7 Walkers, Jackie Greene, Clinton Fearon and Great American Taxi.

Hatcheries ‘May Damage Salmon Populations’

Fisheries Trusts’ report concludes that the use of hatcheries on salmon rivers is generally futile and may actually damage salmon populations.
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