Environment Directorate has opened twelve new rivers for salmon fishing. At the same they will stop the salmon fishing in three other rivers.
– Three of the rivers that will be opened from 2016 are located in Hordaland, three in Sogn and Fjordane and three in Nordland.One new river for salmon fishing will also be opened in 2016 each of the counties of Hordaland, Rogaland and South Trondelag, Sindre Havarstein Eldoy in the Environment Directorate says to the newspaper Nationen.
There are 465 rivers with a salmon populations that is able to reproduce in large enough numbers for the population to grow in Norway, according to the Salmon register of the Directorate. 117 of these were closed to salmon fishing last year.
The three rivers directorate has decided to close for fishing are Åbyelva in Telemark Silavassdraget in Nordland and Storelva in Vadso in Finnmark.
Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today