Inland Fisheries Ireland has seized 26 untagged salmon in the Glenties area in Donegal and 1100 yards of illegal salmon drift nets off Inishbeg Island. The seizures were secured by Inland Fisheries Ireland’s Fisheries Officers who are based in Donegal.
Norwegian salmon producer Alsaker Fjordbruk at Onarheim has contracted a new live fish carrier with a design package provided by Salt Ship Design. The vessel will be built by Astilleros de Murueta in Spain and will be delivered in 2020.
Fishermen in Kamchatka are traditionally the first to start fishing salmon as the season opens. This year the Russian Far East salmon catch is expected to be more than 490,000 tonnes, making it the largest projected fishery in recent years.
The Yorkshire town of Filey is battling to keep fishermen on the water as well as to protect fishing history and a local identity first recorded in the Middle Ages.
A salmon carrier operated by Camanchaca and which had only been in operation for a few weeks sank rapidly in southern Chilean waters.
The fishermen of Filey Bay in Yorkshire have put forward proactive new measures in a bid to secure the fishing heritage that has been precious to the local community for generations.
More than 50,000 signatures have already been gathered for a petition against a mining project in Bristol Bay, Alaska that is believed could jeopardise the world’s largest sockeye salmon run.
Norwegian salmon producer Grieg Seafood becomes the first in Norway to install Skaginn 3X’s Sub-Chilling system. A similar system was installed for Arnarlax in Iceland in 2015, with positive results.