August

  • Poor runs of wild salmon predicted following low survival of young salmon

    Poor runs of wild salmon predicted following low survival of young salmon

    in: Fisheries Blog under: Fishing

    The low number of juvenile salmon (called smolts) leaving the River Frome in Dorset for their feeding grounds in the North Atlantic in the spring of 2017 (called the smolt run) quantified by the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust in collaboration with Cefas and the Environment Agency is likely to result in a decline in the numbers of adult salmon returning to our rivers in the next few years.

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