Fissta Await Yet Another IFI Report

Here is an article penned by IFI CEO that was published in the Sunday business post yesterday. Albeit somewhat two years too late, FISSTA welcome this awakening as it in reaction to the findings of their Socio economic study announced in July 2013 that found our angling asset contributes €750m to the economy. Ciaran Byrne …

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Pet Owners Object to Farmed Salmon

This little cod went to market; this little salmon stayed home, this little tuna ate roast beef, and little tilapia had none. And this little porkfish ran all the way home! Pet owners refuse to buy canned pet food if it contains farmed salmon. Maybe human consumers will someday demand the same care for their …

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Salmon Farming Kills Wild Salmon & Seatrout

Yet another new scientific paper that supports what we already know that up to 39% of migrating smolts see infested by sea lice and die in the mid atlantic before they reach their feeding grounds. If such a high number of salmon never return to their natal river then why is a government minister considering …

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Serious Warning for wild salmon stocks.

Big Wave of Algae Boom heading towards Cork and Kerry salmon farms No matter how mad we believe salmon farming in open net cages in the sea are, it is in times like this when an algae bloom or bad weather is forecasted that we think of the damage that will be done to our …

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