NEWS FROM ATLANTIC SALMON FEDERATION
ASF RIVERNOTES – and a new Live Release Photo Contest
There are first reports of Atlantic salmon returning, along with photographs of river activity. In addition ASF announces a 2015 “IN THE WATER” LIVE RELEASE PHOTO CONTEST. Read details
ASF Research Blog Update
If you are walking a river's edge or beach anywhere from Gaspé or Miramichi to Labrador, there is always a chance of valuable ASF tracking equipment being there. Read more:
Interest in State of the Salmon 2015
Last week ASF released its State of the Salmon 2015 backgrounder that looked closely at Greenland’s increasing harvest. There has been strong interest in this subject with a few examples below:
Fish and Fly noted how the graph illustrated the need for concern regarding large salmon numbers.
ASF’s Bill Taylor noted that government action is needed to control harvests. Read more:
ASF’s concerns have even appeared in the Greenland press. ASF has provided a link to automatically review an article in English with Google Translate:
Defective NL Salmon Tags
A press release from the Minister announced there were problems with a significant portion of the salmon tags. Read more
Smolt Wheel Provides Info on Cape Breton’s Middle River
ASF assisted to help this interesting initiative to get off the ground. It is designed to better understand the dynamics of this important Nova Scotia river.