Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Atlantic salmon" Tag

News: More Norwegian salmon farms suffer escapes due to storms

The scale of the escapes remains an uncertainty. The affected farms held fish weighing in at an average of 4 kilos and 2.9 kilos, respectively. [...]

January 16, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Climate news: Striped bass taking bite out of Atlantic salmon?

Ocean bound Miramichi salmon smolt now face a striper population of “hundreds of thousands”–forming a daunting gauntlet of hungry mouths through which they must pass enroute to the salt. [...]

December 16, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Atlantic salmon sustain quality of life along Miramichi

According to a report by Gardner Pinfold Consultants, wild Atlantic salmon are worth $255 million. Atlantic salmon contributed a gross domestic product value of $150 million in 2010. The Miramichi River is many things to many people. [...]

December 15, 2014 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

News: Wild Atlantic salmon breeding discovered in St. Mary’s River

According to Tucker’s thesis, biologists wondered if competition from other salmonids spawning in the river in greater numbers, including chinook and pink salmon, was keeping Atlantics from thriving. [...]

November 14, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Science, Slide

Feature Story: About steelhead; the fish of a 1,000 casts

The native west coast variety of steelhead run up rivers to spawn, and otherwise live in the Pacific Ocean. Steelhead have been stocked in the Great Lakes tributaries for decades [...]

September 30, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Is the ‘Salmon Cannon’ the future of blocked salmon migrations?

It is a literal fish cannon, which enables salmon to swim into a tube and be shot more than 500 feet into the air, before landing safely in the water upstream [...]

August 14, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized

News: ASF urging anglers to release all Atlantic salmon

The Atlantic Salmon Federation is urging anglers throughout eastern Canada to release all the salmon they catch, whether large or small. [...]

August 12, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Feature: St. Paul’s River Atlantic Salmon redemption

When Maurice, aka Moe, met me at 2pm, I could tell he was hellbent on raising some fish and ameliorating both his sport's and his reputation. [...]

July 25, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Reimagining Didymo in Canadian salmon rivers

The concern, certainly real, has been the potential for smothering areas where Atlantic salmon eggs have been laid, as well as impacting the overall food web [...]

June 19, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Events: Atlantic Salmon Federation coming to your town?

If you would like to attend an event to support and learn more about ASF and their important conservation efforts consider one of the following [...]

May 22, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide