Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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.

Record Chalkstream Salmon Returns

The Environment Agency's Test and Itchen salmon counters have recorded the largest runs of returning salmon since consistent records began in 1990

Week 2 on the Ponoi – Latest News

As reported previously, the opening week on the Ponoi on Russia's fabled Kola Peninsula saw good numbers of Atlantic Salmon for the early rods. Has that continued? Camp manager Matt Breuer chimes in with his second week report from the front line.

Toxic Pesticide ban ‘broadly’ Welcomed

The Salmon & Trout Association and Afonydd Cymru have broadly welcomed Natural Resources Wales’, decision to end the use of cypermethrin in forestry by 2017.

CLA Game Fair Reinstates Arthur Oglesby Award

The CLA Game Fair has announced that the prestigious Arthur Oglesby Award is to be reinstated at this year’s event, to be held at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, UK from Friday 18 until Sunday 20 July.

Salmon & Trout Association Auction 2014

Bidding is now open on some of the finest angling lots money can (or indeed can’t…) buy!

Atlantic Salmon Trust Sets Out New Policy

After many months of deliberation and thinking through the work being done by other organisation within the wild salmonids sector, the Atlantic Salmon Trust has decided that there are some serious gaps in knowledge in the coastal and marine stages of the lives of our salmon and sea trout. This has led to a new policy being outlined changing the focus of their work.

NRW launches consultation on catch control byelaws for net and rod fisheries

Fisheries are worth an estimated £150m to the Welsh economy each year and support around 1,500 jobs, therefore, it is important to protect them. The...

Alligator Gar Goes For The Record

Avid fly fisherman and world record chaser Richard Hart recently submitted an application for the heaviest alligator gar ever recorded by the International Game Fish Association on fly tackle.

European Anglers Call for Tighter Controls on Salmon Farms

A resolution passed at the general assembly of the European Anglers Alliance (EAA), representing the interests of 3 million recreational anglers across 13 European nations, demands that all farmed Atlantic salmon should be produced in closed or contained farm systems.
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