Home

 
     HOME     ARTICLES     Frank DAIGNAULT     TROPHY RIGS     CONTENTS     FAQs     FLY FISHING     OFF ROAD 4 X 4     STRIPED BASS    SURFCASTING
 
Go Back   StriperSurf Forums > Main Forums > MAIN FORUM

MAIN FORUM We want You! - This is the place for general discussion of fishing for striped bass, bluefish, albies, weakfish, etc.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10-12-2016, 04:29 PM
neverrude's Avatar
neverrude neverrude is offline
Senior Fellow, SS/Platinum, SS/Insider, Team SS
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Hillsbourgh,NJ
Posts: 5,532
Default Fisherman's dream: 80,000 trout mistakenly set free

Danish anglers are rushing to a western Denmark fjord to catch some of the up to 80,000 farmed rainbow trout that have been accidentally released, hoping to keep them from upsetting the area's ecological balance.

A cargo ship on Monday accidentally tore apart a fish farm net off Assens, 124 miles west of Copenhagen in the western Baltic Sea, setting free the entire trout farm, which was estimated to hold 250 tons of fish.

The incident is being investigated by the Danish Maritime Authority. It was not immediately clear whether the ship would be fined. Police say no one was injured when the ship sailed into the aquaculture farm.

But now authorities fear the farmed trout wreak havoc on the region and eat the eggs of other trout species. Soeren Knabe of the environmental group Vandpleje Fyn is urging anglers to "grab their rods and catch as many as possible. I'll join them this weekend."

"Get yourself a fishing license and get out there. The more the better," he said jokingly.

Knabe said Wednesday that the rip happened "at the worst time" because sea trout "are about to spawn and their eggs are 'yummy' for rainbow trout."

Kaare Manniche Ebert, a biologist with Danish Anglers' Association, told Denmark's TV2 that the farmed rainbow trout could very well die of starvation because they are used to being fed.

"In some streams, they will start eating the eggs of other trout species, and maybe the other trout. That will be a disaster," he told TV2.
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/10...set-free.html#
Attached Images
 
__________________


The happiest people don't necessarily have the best of everything; they just make the best of everything they have.


Education does not guarantee intelligence.

Prepare for the worst and you won't be disappointed.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-13-2016, 08:12 AM
RobS's Avatar
RobS RobS is offline
SS / Curmudgeon / SSc Storm Watcher
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: living near the least productive waters of the NE
Posts: 16,606
Default Re: Fisherman's dream: 80,000 trout mistakenly set free

This is a huge deal, since sea trout over there are really sea run brown trout and likely a huge angling draw. I've known of folks to fly over for that fishery.
__________________
-- Rob Switzer
~~~~~ ><((((?> ~~~~~
http://stripersandtrout.blogspot.com
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sea-Run Trout ..... Frank Daignault Ask Frank Daignault 71 08-10-2016 01:48 PM
Open House Pequest Trout Hatchery 4/2, 4/3 Bob D'Amico Public Service Notices & Events 0 03-24-2011 04:48 PM
NJOA: More Info on Free Registry apmaurosr Fishing - New Jersey 2 01-08-2011 01:21 PM
free Sea Run Brown Trout Seminar row4fun Fishing - New Jersey 1 11-01-2005 12:19 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:08 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 1998 - 2016 StriperSurf.com, All Rights Reserved