Tag: salmon

Angling Trust welcomes IUCN’s assessment of Atlantic salmon

The Angling Trust is a member of the Missing Salmon Alliance (MSA) and together we have welcomed the new International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) classification for Atlantic salmon, including listing the majority of the UK’s populations as endangered. This change in conservation status is supported by the research and work of members of […]

A good year for young salmon gives hope on the River Frome

Pic: Olivia Simmons, a PhD student from Bournemouth University, is studying juvenile salmon size and behaviour on their seaward migration and subsequent sea survival.   The number of young salmon leaving Dorset’s River Frome this year to start their marine journey was the highest for eight years, offering hope for the globally threatened species. Monitoring […]

Prince Charles: ‘Our greatest concern is that today a very small proportion of salmon smolts leaving their rivers return as adult salmon.’

— Atlantic Salmon Trust announces study during 50th anniversary celebrations — — Prince Charles and King Harald of Norway attend anniversary dinner — — Hardy’s reel sells for £55,000 during fundraising auction, believed to be world-record — The Atlantic Salmon Trust is hoping to reverse a century of decline in wild salmon numbers by announcing […]