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Atlantic Salmon Trust selected as Official Charitable Fishing Partner for the 2023 Game Fairs

We’re delighted to announce that we have been selected as the Official Charitable Fishing Partner for the 2023 Game Fairs, including the GWCT Scottish Game Fair, The Game Fair, and the GWCT Welsh Game Fair.

The three events celebrate field sports, conservation and land management in the United Kingdom and provide the perfect place for countryside enthusiasts together and enjoy a huge range of exhibitors, demonstrations and competitions, as well as excellent food, drink and shopping.

The GWCT Scottish Game Fair will take place at Scone Palace in Perthshire from Friday 30 June to Sunday 2 July, the Game Fair will take place at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire from Friday 28 July to Sunday 30 July and the GWCT Welsh Game Fair takes place at Vaynol Hall in Gwynedd on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 September.

James Gower, Managing Director at Stable Events Ltd, which runs all three Game Fairs in the UK, said:

“I’m over the moon to share the news that the Atlantic Salmon Trust is our Official Charitable Fishing Partner for all three events this year. Their work is so important to both restoring numbers of wild Atlantic salmon in our rivers and seas and highlighting the state of British waters. We’re excited to welcome them to our events this summer and hope visitors enjoy learning about their work.”

Our CEO Mark Bilsby added:

”The Game Fair events have a tremendous reach that spans across the UK, and a power to connect rural communities, anglers and fieldsports enthusiasts, and industries together. Our countryside would be a much poorer place without wild Atlantic salmon and the healthy environments that are necessary to support them. We hope that this platform will help to inspire visitors to support our important work and to urge governments to take action to secure a future for this iconic species.’’

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During Your Visit

Make sure to pop along to the Fishing Theatre where our team will be leading a presentation and Q&A discussion session on the current management options being trialled to deal with invasive pink salmon.

After a recent trip to visit our counterparts in northern Norway, where we visited a number of rivers in the Finnmark region experiencing explosions in pink salmon numbers, our team is bringing the findings back to the UK to aid and advise with management efforts here. We’ll be showcasing the eye-opening photos and videos that we gathered on this trip.

Presentation Times:

Friday 28th July: 1:30pm

Saturday 29th July: 3:30pm

Sunday 30th July: 3:30pm

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