Entries in atlantic salmon (36)
There is no question that ladies have figured prominently in the catching of large Atlantic salmon. Indeed, all seasoned salmon anglers are aware that a lady holds the British record for a rod-caught salmon at 64 pounds. Another landed the largest fly-caught salmon at 63 pounds, and yet another the largest spring-caught fish at 59 pounds. All these catches and more feature in this incomplete roundup of large salmon landed by the ladies.
LINK (via: Fall 2013 American Fly Fisher )
Researcher Chris Todd of the University of St. Andrews has been studying the changes in size and quality of salmon returning to Scottish rivers over the past 50 years. The results are a long term pattern of less well nourished salmon showing poor growth.
LINK (via: Caledonian Mercury)
King of the River is a documentary series that invites viewers into the intimate world of Atlantic salmon fly-fishing.
Will removing dams from the Penobscot River restore Atlantic salmon and other migratory fish—and through them, New England’s great forests—to their former glory?
LINK (via: onearth)
The future of the long-running but unsuccessful attempt to bring Atlantic salmon back to the Merrimack River is struggling to stay afloat, one year after the federal government pulled the plug on similar efforts on the Connecticut River.
LINK (via:The Telegraph)