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Sir David Attenborough on Salmon and Trout Conservation

"In this International Year of the Salmon (IYS), S&TC asked Sir David Attenborough for his views on the need to protect all populations of wild salmon. The following video gives a very clear message to Governments across the Northern Hemisphere that they need to act now if we are not going to lose the ‘King of Fish.'"

Video Hatch: “Sir David Attenborough Talks Salmon for IYS”

In this video from Salmon & Trout Conservation, Sir David Attenborough shares his views on the need to protect all populations of wild salmon. The video marks the celebration of the International Year of the Salmon.

Video Hatch: “Coldwater Connection”

This film from the Wild Salmon Center highlights the challenges facing coastal salmon strongholds on Washington's Olympic Peninsula and the work being done to protect these populations.

"Hold the Line"

"Hold the Line" is not just about amazing fishing. It is also about our intimate and humble connection to the world's greatest salmon fishery in Bristol Bay, Alaska. Native Alaskans have lived off the salmon resource here for thousands of years. The greater region is a sport fishing paradise. And, it is one of the richest and healthiest natural ecosystems...

Tippets: Pacific Salmon Explorer Site, Wonders of Wedlands, New Conservation Measures Proposed for Striped Bass

The Salmon Watersheds Program of the Pacific Salmon Foundation has created a website, the Pacific Salmon Explorer Site, which is an interactive tool focusing on various factors affecting salmon and watershed health in British Columbia. Wetlands play an integral part in an ecosystem, “from buffering coasts against floods to filtering water and storing...

Video Hatch: “Three Runs”

This film, now available to view in its entirety, tells the story of three young fly fishers at different stages in their salmon fishing careers, “each discovering that all is not lost for the Atlantic salmon and enjoying the three different runs on the Ponoi that can, and are often, caught all in the same day during the autumn season.” Via Fly Fishing...

Video Hatch: "A River's Last Chance"

The Eel River in Northern California is one of the best location for wild salmon recovery on the west coast. This film from North Fork Studios tells the story of the fight for the river and its salmon. The full film is now available online through Amazon Prime (free for Prime members) and Vimeo On Demand ($3.99 to rent).

Tippets: Shifting Baseline Syndrome, New Method for Counting Salmon

Twenty years ago, fisheries expert Daniel Pauly introduced “shifting baselines syndrome,” explaining generational blindness to environmental destruction. In recent years, this idea has been further developed by George Monbiot, a respected environmental writer. In this interview, Oceana spoke with Monbiot and Pauly “to learn how much we’ve lost, and...

"Three Runs"

"...[T]here is hope and it lies on Russia’s Kola Peninsula on the Ponoi river which divides the peninsula in two, north and south, and takes the best of both. The Ponoi is probably the world’s most reliable Atlantic salmon river and remains in excellent health right up through the 2017 season. This is the story of three young fly fishers at different...

How to Recognize a Problem Bear

Have a question you want answered? Email it to us at [email protected] Question: Okay, now I know to carry bear spray, but I see lots of photos of anglers fishing near bears without a confrontation. How can you tell the difference between a bear that’s minding its own business and one that’s going to be a problem? Todd S., New York City Answer: First...