ASF's RIVER NOTES Blog has just been updated with the very latest information on Atlantic salmon runs. Exciting numbers on some rivers including Cascapedia at 995 and Penobscot at 2,864.
In addition, a video of Dr. Paul Elson's pioneering smolt research in the early 1950s on the Pollett River in NB shows what is possible for the future of the Petitcodiac River system, now that the gates are open.
In the Miramichi River system, new rules for live release went into force yesterday.
ASF President Bill Taylor Comments on the Live Release Rules in a CBC Interview podcast. Go to 6 min. 38 sec.
In UK research, a new study has shown that chemical analysis of scales can find the ocean feeding grounds of individual Atlantic salmon.