"While many large dams in North America deliver invaluable services—like critical water supplies, clean hydroelectric power, reduced flood risks and recreational opportunities—many more no longer serve their intended purpose and create serious safety and environmental concerns. Globally and in the United States, dams and levees are among the greatest threats to river and wetland health [...]
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During angling holidays on the Baltic Sea, flat fish are very often caught. Below we present a description of this species and methods of fishing: Physiology and size: In general, the flounder is the most common flatfish for recreational fishing in the Baltic Sea around Mecklenburg Western-Pomerania. But dab (Limanda limanda), plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) and [...]
"In the International Year of Salmon, a new environmental holiday — the Day of Salmon — was organized in the Amur basin by the initiative of WWF Russia. During a week starting since May 15, more than 2 000 people have already taken part in the number of events dedicated to salmon conservation. The Day [...]
Biggest damremoval project of Europe has started today. Vezin dam (36m) is going down to restore the Selune river. We invite you to watch the movie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZkVVEzHnGU&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0OXLvyq2QYKA2sMyab69hgpL01kj9Qba4_WfT-CbdhnXnL36bthL6zMhk
"Dams and reservoirs are the leading cause to connectivity loss in rivers globally, according to a recent study published in the scientific journal ‘Nature’. Damming rivers: study’s alarming findings A team of 34 international researchers from McGill University, WWF, and other institutions assessed the connectivity status of 12 million kilometers of rivers worldwide, providing the [...]
Garfish are easy to catch and provides a lot of fun for anglers when entering southern Baltic in May. The fish provides a very good fight, making the garfish an ideal target for anglers of all ages. In short, fishing for garfish is really popular and fun fishing – whether you are an experienced angler or [...]
"European anglers look closely at the upcoming European elections, that are likely to have a significant impact on the direction that the European Parliament will take with regard to the role of recreational fisheries in Europe. They have launched a campaign to start mobilising the future Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to #ProtectEUFish. The [...]
"Official data from the Scottish government reveal that 2018 was the worst year on record for wild salmon catches. Last year in Scotland, a total of 37,196 wild salmons were caught and released, representing just 67% of the previous five-year average total. It is the lowest since records began in 1952. “This iconic species is [...]
"Dam removals are dear to anglers as they understand the importance of free flowing rivers, their importance for the biodiversity and healthy ecosystems, including healthy fish populations. The number of dams in Europe is estimated ca. 1 million, which, on average equalsalmost one barrier for each river kilometre in Europe. These barriers disrupt the natural [...]
Trolling Master Bornholm is Northern Europe's largest angling competition, which will take place in 2019 24th-27th April at the center of Tejn harbor. City party, harbor party and fishing convention in one. This year, the fisherman with the largest salmon gets DKK 100,000, and there are prizes for a total of DKK 240,000. You can [...]