Press Releases


La récolte de saumons au Groenland atteint son niveau le plus bas en 13 ans

Jan. 23, 2019

Greenland Salmon Harvest Hits 13 year low

Jan. 23, 2019


L’étude la plus longue sur le saumon de l’Atlantique révèle les tendances en matière de survie et de mortalité

Dec. 13, 2018

Quatre choses apprises au cours de nos 14 années de pistage des saumoneaux

Dec. 13, 2018

Longest study of Atlantic salmon reveals survival, mortality trends

Dec. 13, 2018

Four Things We Learned from 14 Years of Salmon Tracking

Dec. 13, 2018

ASF Helps Launch International Year of the Salmon in Eastern North America

Nov. 16, 2018

Sheepscot River Project Celebrates Milestone with Dedication Ceremony

Nov. 10, 2018

Chad Pike Earns Top Conservation Award

Nov. 7, 2018

Newfoundland's Indian Head Hatchery Expansion Needs Proper Environmental Assessment

Nov. 6, 2018

ASF Urges MPs and Senators to Take Action on Striped Bass

Nov. 1, 2018

Environmental Assessment of NL aquaculture project upheld by Court of Appeal

Sept. 18, 2018

ASF to Appeal Green Light for Placentia Bay Aquaculture Project

Sept. 13, 2018

Statement on European origin aquaculture Atlantic salmon within the Bay of Fundy 

Sept. 6, 2018


 Sheepscot River project gets underway to improve fish passage and public safety

July 19, 2018

Grieg NL’s Placentia Bay study fails to meet review guidelines

June 22, 2018

Countries agree to new measures for Greenland salmon fishery

June 18, 2018

Wild Atlantic salmon numbers drop for second consecutive year

June 11, 2018

Nouveau déclin des populations de saumons de l’Atlantique en Amérique du Nord

11 Juin 2018

La FSA et le NASF signent une entente de 12 ans avec les pêcheurs du Groenland

May 28, 2018

ASF, NASF sign 12-year salmon agreement with Greenland fishermen

May 28, 2018

ASF and Partners to Launch Newfoundland and Labrador Salmon Studies

May 10, 2018

DFO NL strikes conservation balance on recreational fishery

May 8, 2018

Eric Stevenson recognized with top Atlantic salmon conservation award

May 2, 2018

Inaugural Salmon Summit Shines Light on Key Arctic Indicator Species

Mar. 21, 2018

NS land-based salmon farms safe from disease outbreak

Mar. 2, 2018

Statement on 2018 recreational salmon angling for Newfoundland & Labrador

Feb. 13, 2018

More Young Atlantic Salmon Eaten by Striped Bass than Previously Believed

Jan. 19, 2018


Paul Fitzgerald receives 2017 Lee Wulff Conservation Award

Nov. 9, 2017

Zero wild salmon return to Magaguadavic River in 2017

Oct. 4, 2017

 NL government appeals Grieg decision

Aug. 25, 2017

 DFO Needs to Act for Newfoundland Salmon

Aug. 1, 2017

Court orders assessment of massive NL aquaculture project

July 21, 2017

ASF Hires its First Chief Operating Officer

June 20, 2017

La FSA lance un appel à la prudence pour 2017 en prévision des délibérations internationales sur le saumon

June 1, 2017

 ASF urges caution for 2017 ahead of international salmon talks

June 1, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY - NEW REPORT AND PRESS CONFERENCE JUNE 1 - State of the Atlantic Salmon Populations 2017

May 31, 2017

Avis aux médias - Nouveau rapport sur les populations de saumons Atlantique, la récolte

May 31, 2017

 La FSA annonce les gagnants du concours de montage de mouches Canada 150

May 29, 2017

ASF announces winners of Canada 150 fly tying contest

May 29, 2017

Fundy Baykeeper Honoured with Conservation Award

May 17, 2017

Montaisons de saumon atlantique encourageantes en 2016

Mar. 28, 2017


Mar. 28, 2017

Mar. 14, 2017

New study reveals first-of-its-kind data on Atlantic salmon migration

Jan. 30, 2017

ASJ's Canada 150 Fly Tying Competition

Jan. 25, 2017

ASJ Concours de montage de mouches

Jan. 26, 2017

Video of Atlantic Salmon with Satellite "Pop-off" Tags

Jan. 20, 2017


Angler, Philanthropist Given High Salmon Conservation Honor

Nov. 10, 2016

One of a Kind Spector Bass Up For Auction

Oct. 26, 2016

ASF Set to Challenge Placentia Bay Project in Court

Oct. 25, 2016

Aquaculture Rules Fail to Protect Wild Atlantic Salmon

Oct. 12, 2016

Les règlements régissant les activités de l’industrie salmonicole ne protègent pas les saumons sauvages

Oct 12, 2016

ASF joins historic Atlantic Salmon Research Joint venture

Oct. 6, 2016

ASF Appeal of Placentia Bay aquaculture project rejected
Oct. 4, 2016

ASF Joins Historic Atlantic Salmon Research Joint Venture

Sept. 30, 2016

Atlantic Salmon Federation launches appeal of Placentia Bay project

Sept. 1, 2016

Decision to release aquaculture project from assessment is irresponsible, unlawful
July 25, 2016

Alan Graham appointed chair of ASF Canada
June 27, 2016

Federal review supports call for greater scrutiny of Newfoundland fish farm proposal
June 22, 2016

International Confirmation of Threats of Salmon Farming to Wild Salmon
June 20, 2016

Wild Atlantic Salmon Need Improved Fisheries Management and Reduced Harvest To Survive
May 30, 2016

Canada offers renewed hope for wild Atlantic salmon through research and innovation
May 11, 2016

Aquaculture Proposal Could Destroy Threatened Wild Atlantic Salmon in Newfoundland
Mar. 16, 2016

ASF Shares its Response to DFO Survey on Management of Recreational Angling Plan for Gulf Region
Feb. 17, 2016

Landmark Penobscot Project Reaches Fundraising Goal
Feb. 10, 2016


Nov. 23, 2015

Nov. 12, 2015

Winners of ASF's Live Release Photo Contest for 2015
Nov. 10, 2015

Heroines of Wild Atlantic Salmon Conservation to be Celebrated in New York City
Nov. 9, 2015
Proposed NFLD Salmon Aquaculture Project Should Undergo Full Environmental Assessment, says ASF
Nov. 9, 2015

DFO Must Compensate for Lost NL Rocky River Salmon
Oct. 23, 2015

Response of Canada's Federal Parties on Survey Regarding Wild Atlantic SalmonSept. 28, 2015
Live Release of Large Salmon in QC in 2016 a Welcome MoveSept. 25, 2015
New Partnership Focused on Recovery of both Disabled Veterans and Wild Atlantic SalmonSept. 14, 2015
How Important is the Survival of Wild Atlantic Salmon to the Leaders of Canada’s Federal Parties?
Sept. 10, 2015

ASF Calling on Fisheries and Oceans Canada to Take Immediate Action to Move Trapped Salmon up Rocky RiverAug. 20, 2015

 ASF Scientist Will Further Atlantic Salmon Conservation Through Outreach and EngagementAug. 13, 2015
ASF Tracking Tags Found on Shores of Greenland and Ireland
July 22, 2015

ASJ Offers Glimpse into Recent Ministerial Advisory Committee Meetings on Atlantic Salmon
July 2, 2015

Échec des négociations visant à limiter la récolte du Groenland
June 9, 2015

Negotiations Fail to Limit Greenland’s Harvest to Level That Will Sustain Salmon
June 8, 2015

Greenland's take was 63% of total harvest of Canadian Atlantic Salmon returning in 2014
May 27, 2015

En 2014, les prises du Groenland représentaient 63 % de toute la récolte canadienne de saumon de l’Atlantique
May 27, 2015

Le manque d’action pour protéger les populations de saumons atlantiques sauvages au Québec déçoit amèrement la FSA
May 11, 2015

ASF Disappointed by Lack of Action to Restrict the Kill of Quebec’s Wild Atlantic Salmon
May 11, 2015

ASF Honours Michael Meighen with Top Salmon Conservation Award
Apr. 29, 2015

ASF Pleased To See $30 Million in Federal Budget for Canadian Recreational Fisheries Conservation
Apr. 24, 2015

ASF Welcomes New Biologist and New Regional Director for New Brunswick
Apr. 17, 2015

Public Kept in Dark on Aquaculture ISA and Escapes in New Brunswick
Apr. 1, 2015

Flying High: Atlantic Salmon Journal Profiles 10-Year-Old Prodigies and a Bush Pilot Pastor
Mar. 16, 2015

QC Report on Salmon Declines Reinforces Need for Government Consultation and Action
Feb. 18, 2015

Bilan du saumon au Québec fait ressortir le besoin de consultations et de mesures concrètes
Feb. 18, 2015

Do Not Allow Proposed Environmentallly Damaging Environmental Activities Regulation, says ASF and Broad Coalition to Canadian Prime Minister EN | FR
Feb. 17, 2015

Newfoundland Government Should Take Hard Look at Aquaculture Report Produced in Nova Scotia
Jan. 14, 2015

NS Coalition for Aquaculture Reform supports Implementation of Doelle-Lahey Aquaculture Report in Full
Jan. 8, 2015

Aquaculture Press Conference and Rally in Halifax Jan. 8, 2015
Jan. 5, 2015


Federal Government Response to Call to Action an Important First Step Toward Atlantic Salmon Restoration
Dec. 18, 2014

Salmon Sustain Quality of Life Along the Miramichi says Atlantic Salmon Journal Editor
Dec. 10, 2014

New Fishways in Maine Increase Fish Habitat
Nov. 24, 2014

Ralph Keef of Maine Recipient of Lee Wulff Conservation Award
Nov. 13, 2014

Joseph R. Perella to be Honored at NY Fundraiser Supporting the Atlantic Salmon Federation
Oct. 31, 2014

Monterey Bay Aquarium Designation a Great Achievement for Land-based Salmon Farming
Oct. 30, 2014

Wild Salmon Survival Linked to Climate Summit
Sept. 23, 2014

Crisis State of Wild Atlantic Salmon Warrants Government Action\
Sept. 17, 2014

Ernest Hemingway's Grandson Writes Debut Article for ASF's Atlantic Salmon Journal
Aug. 29, 2014

Poorer Than Usual Returns Intensify Wild Atlantic Salmon Conservation Efforts
Aug. 22, 2014

ASF Urging Anglers to Release All Their Salmon
July 24, 2014

Alewife Restoration Program Begins on International St. Croix River (ME release)
July 16, 2014

Alewife Restoration Program Begins on International St. Croix (NB release)
July 16, 2014

Young ASF Member Venturing On Fly-Tying “Trip of a Lifetime”  
June 16, 2014

Les saumons atlantiques en migration risquent d’être la cible de pêches non viables
June 2, 2014

Migrating Salmon Face a Triple Challengel From Unsustainable Fisheries
June 2, 2014

COMMENTARY - Consumers Will Dictate Future Face of Salmon Farming
May 26, 2014

Halifax Business Jim Lawley Receives Top Salmon Conservation Award
May 22, 2014

Land-Based Salmon “The Future of Fish,” Say Participants at ASF Closed-Containment Workshop
May 1, 2014

ASF Hosts Workshop with Latest Tracking Technology

Mar. 31, 2014

Au Québec, le nombre de rédibermarins se maintient; le nombre de madeleineaux chute

Mar. 17, 2014

(CA Version) Large salmon in Quebec hold their own; Smaller salmon (grilse) nose dive

Mar. 17, 2014

(US Version) ASF pleased with large salmon returns in Quebec Rivers, but concerns remain high over low grilse numbers
Feb. 28, 2014

ASF Hosts 24th Annual Dinner in Freeport, Maine

Feb. 26, 2014

ASF Closer to Finding Reason for Mortality in Early Portion of Migration

Feb. 14, 2014

ASF Welcomes Scientists and Industry in Upcoming Closed Containment Workshop

Jan. 31, 2014

ASF Explores High Mortality during Early Part of Atlantic Salmon Migration

Jan. 15, 2014


ASF Seeks Environmental Sustainability in 2014

Dec. 31, 2013

DFO Urged for More Time to Save Nova Scotia's Wild Salmon
Dec. 19, 2013

Help Fly Fishing Survive with a Membership in the Atlantic Salmon Federation
Dec. 17, 2013

Maine Salmon Farming an Example to Emulate, says ASF
Nov. 29, 2013

Newfoundland’s Process For Input on Aquaculture Reeks of Potential Bias and Bad Timing
Nov. 19, 2013

Conservationist Honored for Restoration of Maine's Penobscot River
Nov. 14, 2013

ASF Supports Fly Fishing Therapy Program for Wounded Veterans in Ottawa/Gatineau
Nov. 9, 2013

Canadian Industry Fails to Report Farmed Salmon Escapees
Oct. 30, 2013

Federal Grants of $539,000 Boost Atlantic Salmon Restoration in Maine
Oct. 24, 2013

Escaped Farmed Salmon Found in Large Numbers in NB Rivers
Oct. 10, 2013

Latest Farmed Salmon Escape Threatens Wild SalmonSept. 26, 2013
Response on Conne River Salmon
Sept. 10, 2013

Choose Your Seafood Wisely - Keep Wild Atlantic Salmon Leaping
Aug. 26, 2013

Experts Share "What Works and What Doesn't" in Restoring Wild Atlantic Salmon
Aug. 22, 2013

Penobscot River Receives Extreme Makeover
Aug. 1, 2013

Fish Kills Prompt Complaints of Government Inaction in PEI
July 31, 2013

Government Must Shift from Blaming “The Wild” to Actually Solving Salmon Farming Woes
July 30, 2013

Int'l Conference Leads Way to Future Sustainability of Salmon Farming
July 28, 2013

ASF Invites You to Breaching of Veazie Dam on the Penobscot, Monday
July 18, 2013

Salmon and streams to benefit from new Climate Action Plan in USAJune 28, 2013
ASF welcomes federal recreational fisheries funding
June 18, 2013
Celebrating Alewife Homecoming on St. Croix River
June 5, 2013

International Meeting in Ireland Fails to Prevent Escalating Salmon Fishery at Greenland
June 7, 2013

Think Critically About Salmon Aquaculture
June 3, 2013

Environmentally Sustainable Salmon Dinner a Success
May 31, 2013

Scientists Confirm Precipitous Decline in Wild Atlantic Salmon Stocks
May 31, 2013

Wave Glider Finds ASF-tagged Kelt
May 23, 2013

Concerns Over Escaped NL Farmed Fish
May 23, 2013

Chef Tom Valenti Serving Sustainable Salmon
May 14, 2013

Miramichi Conservationist Receives Top Award
Apr. 29, 2013

Atlantic Salmon Federation Supports Opening of Striped Bass Fishery
Apr. 26, 2013

Restoring Spawning Habitat for Maine Sea-run Fish
Apr. 25, 2013

Alewife Runs Open on St. Croix River
Apr. 22, 2013

Mar. 7, 2013

Ensuring Wild Atlantic Salmon Survive to Reap the Benefits of Clean Air
Feb. 14, 2013

La récente éclosion de maladies confirme le besoin d'un élevage terrestre du saumon 
Fev 13, 2013

Consumer Clout Will Determine Future of Netpen Aquaculture
Feb. 13, 2013

Latest Disease Fiasco Confirms Need for Land Based Farmed Salmon
Jan. 30, 2013

Here We Go Again!
Dec. 20, 2012
Cooke site in Newfoundland has ISA - 350,000 farmed salmon due for slaughter

Give a Gift that Keeps Salmon Swimming Upstream
Dec. 3, 2012

Transcript - Bill Taylor "on the record" to Canadian Parliament's Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans
Nov. 22, 2012

Passing the Salmon Conservation Torch

Nov. 21, 2012

Bangor Daily News Publisher Receives Salmon Conservation Award

Nov. 14, 2012


Nov. 8, 2012

Lay Off the Lox

Nov. 6, 2012

Government Attention to Cohen Report Could Also Protect Wild Atlantic Salmon

Nov. 2, 2012

Ottawa Dinner - Promotes Sustainably Raised Aquaculture Salmon English | Francais

Oct. 10, 2012

Hear from the Guru of Closed Containment

Oct. 5, 2012

Disappointing Returns in Quebec (Eng/ FR)

October 1, 2012 


Disappointing Returns of Wild Atlantic Salmon This Year

September 24, 2012

Returns to Newfoundland and Labrador are below expectations in many rivers this year.


ASF Response to NL Minister
September 4, 2012
President Bill Taylor notes issues of ISA related to farmed salmon production - and points way to land-based closed containment.

"Atlantic Salmon Lost at Sea"
July 25, 2012
Atlantic Salmon Star in Murder Mystery-  ASF's research into low marine survival is featured in a new documentary by award winning film maker Deirdre Brennan. 

Agreement on Greenland’s Commercial Salmon Fishery Reached Good News For North America

June 12th, 2012

Join the St. Croix River Alewife Migration
June 8th, 2012

Continued Atlantic Salmon Recovery Hinges on International Meeting
May 31st, 2012

LETTER TO CHRONICLE HERALD - Closed containment best for wild, farmed salmon - Hinks
May 27th, 2012

Newfoundlander Don Hustins Receives Salmon Conservation Award
April 26th, 2012

Good News for the Economy - Improved Runs in 2011
April 25th, 2012

Growing Coalition Calls for Moratorium on Salmon Feedlots
March 12th, 2012

Gaspe Salmon Data Confirm Improved Runs and Economic Activity in 2011
February 29th, 2012

Meilleures montaisons et progression de l’activité économique dans la région de la Gaspésie en 2011
February 29th, 2012

Freshwater Closed Containment Trial Produces Excellent Farmed Salmon
February 22nd, 2012

High Economic Value of Wild Salmon Confirmed by Study
January 12th, 2012

Report Confirms High Economic Value of Wild Atlantic Salmon
January 9th, 2012

Un important rapport socioéconomique confirme la grande valeur et l’estime accordées au saumon atlantique sauvage
January 9th, 2012