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- Lennox, Robert J.; Diserud, Ola H.; Cooke, Steven J.; Thorstad, Eva B.; Whoriskey, Frederick G.; Solem, Øyvind; Havn, Torgeir B.; Uglem, Ingebrigt
- Ecology of freshwater fish 2016 v.25 no.3 pp. 422-428
- Salmo salar; behavior change; fisheries; probability; rivers; salmon; sport fishing
- ... Anglers that release Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in recreational fisheries do so with the intention that the fish will survive and contribute to succeeding generations. In some instances, salmon that are released may be recaptured, but mechanisms associated with recapture are unclear. To test whether gear avoidance influences recapture rates, we analysed data from tagging programmes in major Nor ...