Tag: Salmon

New scientific study underlines damage to wild salmon and sea trout populations from salmon farm parasites – in Scotland, Norway and Ireland

We do after all have the same sea lice, which all too often Scottish salmon farm operators are incapable of keeping under control, and the same wild fish!

Salmon & Trout Conservation is kicking off the year squashing the ‘no evidence of sea lice from salmon farming damaging wild salmon and sea trout populations’ excuse used frequently by Scottish Government. In the second week of January a report by experts in the field (Prof Eva B. Thorstad and Dr Bengt Finstad) and commissioned […]

New Irish salmon regulations for 2018 published

All the information regarding open, closed and catch and release rivers, including Statutory Instruments and Bye Laws, is available online.

The salmon regulations for the 2018 season in Ireland have been published. All the information regarding open, closed and catch and release rivers, including Statutory Instruments and Bye Laws, is available online at: http://fishinginireland.info/salmon/salmontagging.htm There will be 76 rivers open for salmon fishing next year – 36 of these on a Catch and Release basis. […]

Salmon farming issues and S&TC Scotland campaign aired on prime time TV

This week BBC One TV's the One Show broadcast two short films which starkly expose the dirty reality of intensive salmon farming in the West Highlands and Islands.

This week BBC One TV’s the One Show broadcast two short films which starkly expose the dirty reality of intensive salmon farming in the West Highlands and Islands. Salmon & Trout Conservation Scotland features in the second film and their role in instigating the upcoming Parliamentary Inquiry is emphasised in the subsequent studio discussion. Incidentally […]

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