Tracking Salmon Pathways in the Ocean
Ken WhelaN

The Irish Fly Fair - Killyhevlin Hotel, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh
18th & 19th November 2023

Tracking Salmon Pathways in the Ocean

In this talk Ken will describe recent efforts to track salmon smolts and adult Atlantic salmon in the ocean. His talk will include information and stunning images from the Atlantic Salmon Federation's Atlantic Salmon Federation work in Greenland last September / October, catching (on rod and line) and tagging, adult feeding Atlantic salmon.

Ken Whelan

Ken is a fisheries scientist and runs his own fisheries consultancy. He acts as an advisor to the Atlantic Salmon Trust and is one their Vice Presidents. Ken has been a keen angler since a very young age and has written extensively on angling topics. He has fished in many remote locations throughout the world: Montana, New Zealand, Chile, Slovenia, Canada and even the wild, untamed tundra of the Kola Peninsula and the exotic rivers of Mongolia. Ken has also produced, scripted and presented many films and videos on various aspects of Irish fisheries and angling. He is a regular radio contributor to Mooney Goes Wild on national radio (RTE). Lucky to have weaved his hobby into his job, he is never quite sure whether he is working or enjoying himself!



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