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By GRAEME SMITH THE number of salmon caught by anglers in Scotland's rivers last year was among the highest since records began in 1952. Of 91,000 caught, more than 55,000 (or 61per cent) were released back into the water.
Six popular fishing areas in Utah now have fish-consumption advisories because of concerns about mercury.
By Frank Urquhart THE king of fish is making a steady comeback, with salmon catches on Scotland's rivers last year the third-highest since records began more than 50 years ago, it was revealed yesterday.
Autumn means many things, including the salmon spawning run up rivers like the Exe to their breeding beds. It's one of the most thrilling spectacles nature can offer in the UK. The big males have hooked lower jaws and are known as 'reds'. Many die after the mating.
GATLINBURG, Tenn. - Curious bears fattening up for winter craftily took part in a project to reintroduce native Southern Appalachian brook trout into streams in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
By LEE THERE LIKELY IS NO other fish for which secrets are more guarded than the speckled trout. Known in southerly coastal waters a spotted sea trout, the speck is one of the most cherished species in Virginia and North Carolina. It could be the fish's beautiful markings and orange-fanged mouth.
This simple recipe also works for salmon, wild brown trout, even fish like snapper and red mullet. The sweet and sour flavours really bring out the taste of the fish. There's nothing better than a lovely oily wild sea trout. Like salmon, sea trout feed in the sea, but return to the river to spawn.
By JOHN RICHARDSON In 1999, a federal proposal to declare the Atlantic salmon in eight Down East rivers an endangered species sparked an outcry and prolonged challenge by the governor, the state's congressional delegation and several Maine industries. What a difference nine years make.
LEHI (AP) -- State wildlife investigators are trying to determine what killed the adult and fingerling brown trout in Lehi's Dry Creek. Residents who live near the creek reported seeing hundreds of dead fish to wildlife officials last week.
By ERIK ROBINSON For an area characterized by the trappings of suburbia, the namesake creek on Vancouver's fast-growing northern fringe is surprisingly resilient.
The Brown Trout (Salmo trutta) is originally a European species of salmonid fish. It includes both purely freshwater populations, referred to Salmo trutta morpha fario and S. trutta morpha lacustris, and anadromous forms referred to as the sea trout, S. trutta morpha trutta. The latter migrates to the oceans for the majority of its life and returns to freshwater only to spawn. The specific handle trutta comes from the Latin trutta, meaning, literally, “trout”. The lacustrine morph of...
Australian salmon are medium-sized perciform marine fish of the small family Arripidae. Four species are recognized, all within the genus Arripis; they are found in the waters off southern Australia (including Tasmania) and New Zealand. Despite the common name, Australian salmon are not related to the salmon (family Salmonidae) of the Northern Hemisphere; the former were named so by early European settlers after their superficial resemblance to the salmoniform fishes. Relatively long-lived...
The brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is a species of anadromous fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes. One of the trouts, it is native to a wide area of eastern North America, including most of Canada from the Hudson Bay basin east, the Great Lakes"“Saint Lawrence system, and the Mississippi River drainage in the United States as far south as northern Georgia. The brook trout has a dark green to brown basic coloration with a distinctive marbled pattern...
- A trick or prank.