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  1. North Atlantic Salmon Conservation
    I had the following emailed to me tonight from a pal of mine, indeed it is incredulous that this industry is simply getting away with murder - it just cannot continue in its current form, the numbers being "officially quoted" are beyond belief :help: Click on some of these links to see the...
  2. General Board
    https://thefishsite.com/articles/mowi-reports-mass-salmon-escape-from-colonsay?fbclid=IwAR1N1zvtNF2SfY4EzRvZk3t8l0bkj1fmRnzY6S0IBbfi_Zbw9yLSZyPpFDY Another example why this rancid industry must be shut down. Who knows what system these fish will end up in. 70000+ 4lb mutants now free to roam...
  3. General Board
    If so, I need to talk to you about an issue with a reel! I have emailed using the contact details on your website, and have so far been completely blanked! Staggers me how, in the service industry, people don't check their emails and respond immediately (or at least pretty quickly). Oscar.
  4. General Board
    I watched a good documentary a few days ago about the whaling industry. 1.6million whales slaughtered in the last 30-40 yrs of the whaling industry. Blue whale populations went from 350,000 to 5000 in the Antarctic ocean before whaling was stopped. The documentary was on BBC4. Two episodes. I...
  5. North Atlantic Salmon Conservation
    Getting tons of publicity in the Herald....long may it continue! The 4 comments dont miss the target! Mike Casting around for solutions to problems of salmon rearing Sandra Dick Has something gone awry in the Scottish salmon industry? WHEN the Queen sat down to tuck into her Diamond...
  6. North Atlantic Salmon Conservation
    Article in todays Herald. I wont hold my breath for an unbiased outcome but who knows. If only they showed the same concern for the decimation of wild salmon as they seem to do for the fake stuff! Mike A PROBE has been launched into the future of Scotland's salmon farming industry amid...
  7. North Atlantic Salmon Conservation
    https://www.ross-shirejournal.co.uk/News/Fish-farmer-ready-to-reel-in-educational-catch-24012018.htm Speaks of the local attitude and the persuasive powers of the Industry!! :sad:
  8. North Atlantic Salmon Conservation
    Again, I have found myself scratching my head and thinking about the numerous West Coast and Island river systems both here and in Ireland which are under great threat from escapee salmon from Farming Industry pens located in their estuaries and sea lochs. It strikes me that fish traps could be...
  9. North Atlantic Salmon Conservation
    The industry does not seem to have considered the (cheap to implement) possibility of putting in place a net ring fence some metres out from each cage. when an escape incident occurs there would be a real chance of a large percentage of the escaped fish being netted. this would reduce the...
  10. General Board
    News of this outrage needs to be shared very widely. The industry is a total disgrace. Cypress Island Atlantic Salmon Spill on Vimeo 'Environmental Nightmare' After Thousands Of Atlantic Salmon Escape Fish Farm : The Salt : NPR
  11. North Atlantic Salmon Conservation
    Another dollop of good news in todays Scotsman newspaper. Youre probably fed up reading guff like this:eek::(:( Have added a couple of readers responses at the bottom. Mike Scottish salmon producers are enjoying record overseas sales, with new figures revealing exports of the fish reached £345...
  12. Off Topic Lounge
    Just a thought, but how will the government claw back the millions of pound it collects on fuel duty, once this law comes in. Maybe it could 're nationalise the electricity industry, and charge what it wants. Or am I being sceptical.
  13. North Atlantic Salmon Conservation
    Extract from Todays Herald. Mike THE Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has come under angry attack from the fish farming industry over planned new controls on a toxic pesticide - despite having watered down its regulatory plans. The Scottish Salmon Producers' Organisation (SSPO) has...
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