Tag: North America


Chairman’s Letter

Posted on 15th April, by NASF in Latest News. No Comments

Dear Friend,

Can you help restore wild Atlantic salmon? The North Atlantic Salmon Fund (NASF) has spearheaded some very successful projects to bring back salmon in US rivers.

Our key focus is removing nets on the high seas and in coastal waters by brokering agreements. We also campaign tirelessly for better regulations and governance and in doing so promote land-based salmon farming, the removal of dams and bolstering spawning stocks.

Now we are into the 5th year of funding an ambitious parr stocking program in the state of Maine. The methodology being used made the river Tyne England’s most prolific salmon river – it’s a fascinating story as told in the Fly Fisherman feature. In the next issue of the magazine (June–July 2016) you can read more about NASF’s support from conservation investment organisation Grassy Creek and the great success of other innovative …



East Machias River

Posted on 15th April, by NASF in Latest News, Press coverage. No Comments

‘Raising Athletes’
Published in Fly Fisherman, April–May 2016.

Why the Peter Gray Hatchery may be the last hope of Atlantic salmon in America written by Ross Purnell.

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‘In Down East hamlet, an effort to turn the tide for Atlantic salmon’
Published by the Portland Press Herald, 06 December 2015.

The restoration effort at an East Machias hatchery aims to create optimal conditions for an endangered species to thrive.

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