Fishing businesses are fighting for survival as the catastrophic decline in salmon numbers has meant big-spending customers have ditched the sport.
Fishing tourists spending £86m a year in Scotland are going overseas because of plummeting salmon stocks, experts have warned.
A 97-year-record for the biggest rod-caught salmon in Scotland will never be broken as their numbers have plummeted, experts warn.
Save Our Salmon: World experts starkly warn that time is running out and urge Scottish ministers to stop wringing their hands and start taking action
Leading environmental campaigners, conservationists and anglers today demand emergency government action to save Scotland’s wild salmon from extinction.
Salmon catches in Scotland are estimated to be at their lowest level since records began, sparking calls for preservation of the species to become a national priority.
Scotland’s Natural Disaster: ‘Our grandkids may never know salmon once swam in rivers. How will they ever forgive us?’
ONE of the world’s leading experts on Atlantic salmon believes the iconic fish might be lost to Scotland unless emergency action is launched – including a ban on fishing.
It is dark, rich and a delight to eat… it’s so sad that we can’t: Leading chef laments the loss of wild Scottish salmon
THE head chef at one of the world’s most famous Scottish restaurant chains has revealed his dismay that “wonderful wild salmon” is off the menu.
THE use of cleaner fish on Scottish salmon farms as a treatment for sea lice should be suspended, according to animal rights campaigners.
THE worst salmon season in living memory has sparked fears that global warming and fish farms are emptying Scotland’s rivers.
Clampdown looms for salmon farms as Holyrood probe sparks ultimatum to protect fish and safeguard lochs
POLITICIANS are to demand an overhaul of regulations governing Scotland’s controversial salmon farming industry.
SALMOND with crippling spinal deformities linked to intensive farming have been caught on camera in new images.