Newfoundland Government Releases Results of Live Release Study

Nov 23, 2021
The Province of Newfoundland and Labrador has released in late November the results of its Live Release studies.

Both a summary and full report can be downloaded on their site. Most important, they found survival in water temperatures of 21 C or less was 96 per cent. They also noted that using cotton gloves to handle the fish caused wounds on the Atlantic salmon.

Go to:

https://www.gov.nl.ca/ffa/wildlife/all-species/animals/inland-fish/Atlantic-salmon/hook-release/

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