A moratorium has been introduced in connection with an outbreak of disease in parts of the wild salmon stocks.
On October 5, 2012, President Obama signed the Billfish Conservation Act into law, effectively banning the importation of all billfish into the continental United States. The signing marks the culmination of a united undertaking by a diverse coalition of angling and conservation organizations working in cooperation with a bipartisan group of congressional champions.
Following a major review of the Atlantic Salmon Trust's role, they are at last able to tell their supporters where the focus of future work will be.
"We can stop 'mackerel wars' breaking out; By remembering how the salmon was saved, we can avoid a rerun of the 1960s cod dispute" says Orri Vigfusson, celebrated conservationist and Chairman of the North Atlantic Salmon Fund .
The Atlantic Salmon Trust report that the symposium provided a fascinating insight into recent research into all aspects of sea trout biology and behaviour.
Despite tons of sediment left behind, vegetation is beginning to transform a drained lake bottom in the Elwha River Valley and of interest to anglers, a steelhead has already been found taking advantage of the new river it can now access.
It was a festive season full of fish as Keith Rose-Innes reports back from Xmas and New Year on Alphonse
S&TC say that sea lice at Scottish salmon farms run by Sainsbury’s supplier are yet again threatening west coast wild salmon and sea trout.
Government announces new draft measures to address failing salmon stocks.
The River Tweed Commission has published an updated version of the Tweed Angling Code for Salmon and Sea-trout.