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Browsing the "Atlantic salmon" Tag

Opinion: Global wild salmon, dams, climate change, hatcheries, and humankind

Hatcheries established to alleviate pressure on wild salmon now endanger them. Fish farms can eliminate as much as 50 percent of near wild fish. [...]

December 30, 2019 Opinion, RECENT, Slide, wild salmon

Distinctive fly rods, about them being too long, called micro and mini, and now Henry

With a new concept in fly rod builds harbored in Stuart, FL and Atlanta, GA and about to burst onto the scene, we thought a look at "distinctive" rods a good segue. [...]

December 4, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Rods, Henry Fly Rod & Reel, Slide

Nearly 1,200 Atlantic salmon returned to Penobscot this year

The 1,196 Atlantic salmon captured is the highest total recorded on the Penobscot since 2011. [...]

December 2, 2019 Slide

Atlantic salmon, an obsession oft addictive, for which no one seeks a cure

Leonard Pelly, a wealthy Englishman, was so obsessed with salmon fishing that in the 1880s, he would steer his private yacht for the coast of Norway to fly fish. [...]

November 25, 2019 Atlantic salmon, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide, Videos

Future Bright For Land-based Closed-Containment Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture

The founder of Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard, introduced a clip from his company’s latest film, Artifishal, which details the havoc wreaked by coastal open-net aquaculture. [...]

November 21, 2019 Aquaculture, ARTIFISHAL, Atlantic salmon, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Open net pens fail, again, and Atlantic salmon rot and stink up NL shoreline

Most agree Atlantic salmon aquaculture can be a good thing. However, salmon farming science regarding open pens is not science, its' bull shit and needs to be fixed. [...]

October 11, 2019 Atlantic salmon, Atlantic Salmon Federation News, Breaking News, FEATURE STORY, Slide, water pollution event

The Atlantic Salmon Federation’s vision for the world-famous Miramichi

Become a member of the Atlantic Salmon Federation and join the international movement for wild rivers and wild salmon. [...]

August 20, 2019 Atlantic Salmon Federation News, Conservation, RECENT, Research, Slide

British Billionaire Buys Land in Iceland to Protect Salmon

Jim Ratcliffe, a Brit Icelandic land owner: “By owning some of the farms we have a voice with the river associations - an ability to influence how the rivers are managed.” [...]

August 15, 2019 Interview, RECENT, Salmon Fishing, Slide

Book Review: Stronghold by Tucker Malarkey about Guido Rahr’s salmon passion

Salmon feed us, and their presence tells us that our rivers are still healthy. At least 137 different species depend on the marine-rich nutrients that wild salmon provide. [...]

August 13, 2019 Book Review, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Salmon Fishing, Slide

Summer is a great time to take a trip, but not like Charlie’s

John Holyoke, Bangor Daily News, penned a story about one Atlantic salmon's journey [Charlie] of over 12,000 miles [two years] so he could find a like traveled girlfriend. [...]

August 5, 2019 Conservation, RECENT, Rivers & Dams, Salmon Fishing, Science, Slide