Tag: Reykjavik

Reykjavík’s flags at half-mast

Posted on 11th July, by NASF in Events, Latest News. No Comments


I was glad to be able to attend Orri Vigfusson’s funeral on behalf of ASF. It was the most  beautiful and moving service I have ever attended. The cathedral was overflowing, Iceland’s Prime Minister and salmon friends from all over the world were in attendance and Reykjavik’s flags were at half mast.  I personally passed on condolences on behalf of ASF to Orri’s wife Unnur, son Vivi and daughter Hulda.

Here is an article that appeared yesterday in The Press and Journal in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Bill Taylor
President & CEO, Atlantic Salmon Federation


Salmon in the Arctic

Posted on 21st February, by NASF in Events, Latest News, Press release. No Comments

North Atlantic commercial fishermen meet annually to discuss the status of wild salmon and Arctic conditions. The biology is considered as well as the socio-economics related to salmon fishing communities. This year’s meeting, held in Reykjavik, was attended by representatives of the Faroese long-liners and the North Atlantic Salmon Fund.


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