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Increase in river catch of salmon
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2011-01-28T10:00:00.000Z
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River catch2010, preliminary figures

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Increase in river catch of salmon

In 2010, the total river catch of salmon, sea trout and migratory char amounted to 438 tonnes. This is 67 tonnes, or 18 per cent, more than in 2009. In addition, 61 tonnes of fish were caught and released.

Figures for Tana were corrected 28 January 2011 at 15.40 pm.

2010-figures for catch and release were corrected 2 February 2011.

The total catch consisted of 382 tonnes of salmon and 56 tonnes of sea trout and migratory char. Compared with 2009, the increase was 23 per cent for salmon, while the two other species decreased by 5 per cent.

River fishing of salmon. 2001-2010. Tonnes

The average weight of salmon caught, but not released, was 3.3 kg in 2010, compared with 3.5 kg in 2009. Thirty-two per cent of the salmon weighed less than 3 kg, 36 per cent between 3 and 7 kg and 32 per cent above 7 kg.

River catch1 of salmon, sea trout and migratory char. The whole country. 2008-2010. Tonnes and per 1 000
2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010
Tonnes Per 1 000
Total  482  370  438  169  144  167
Salmon, total    425    312    382    112   89    115
Less than 3 kg  106 87  122 61 52 70
3-7 kg  153  106  136 34 24 31
7 kg and over  166  118  123 18 13 13
Sea trout and migratory char 56 59 56 57 55 53
1  Do not include fish let into the river again.
River catch1 of salmon, sea trout and migratory char. Catch by weight of fish and county. 2010. Kg
Catch, total Salmon Sea trout and
migratory char
Total Less than 3 kg 3-7 kg Over 7 kg
The whole country     437 848     381 782  122 201     136 184     123 397 56 065
østfold 2 454 2 433  183 1 251  999 21
Akershus og Oslo  808  487  179  300 8  321
Buskerud 14 356 12 587 1 606 5 454 5 526 1 769
Vestfold 7 994 7 729 1 337 3 553 2 839  265
Telemark 1 338 1 267  569  569  130 71
Aust-Agder  516  443  227  208 8 73
Vest-Agder 13 702 13 543 7 170 5 336 1 037  159
Rogaland 41 357 40 877 22 579 15 676 2 622  480
Hordaland 6 087 3 561 1 138 2 027  396 2 526
Sogn og Fjordane 17 217 13 751 4 452 6 318 2 981 3 465
Møre og Romsdal 42 242 37 888 15 090 16 223 6 575 4 354
Sør-Trøndelag 66 602 65 946 10 479 21 715 33 753  656
Nord-Trøndelag 38 610 36 155 12 128 10 704 13 323 2 455
Nordland 32 828 16 392 5 902 6 092 4 398 16 435
Troms Romsa 37 741 23 563 5 034 6 954 11 574 14 178
Finnmark Finnmárku  113 999  105 161 34 128 33 804 37 229 8 838
1  Do not include fish let into the river again.

Tana at the top

Tana and its tributaries was the most important river system in 2010, with a total catch of 41.6 tonnes2. This is 12.8 tonnes2 more than in 2009. Next in line were Gaula, Orkla, Altaelva and Namsenvassdraget. The ranking of the rivers is based on the total catch, including catch and release.

River catch1 of salmon, sea trout and migratory char. Rivers with the biggest catch. 2009-2010. Tonnes and per 1 0004
2009 2010 2009 2010
Tonnes Per 1 000
Tanavassdraget2       28.8       41.6       9.7       11.9
Gaulavassdraget 31.8 41.1 5.6 8.1
Orkla 22.1 30.6 4.4 6.3
Altaelva 18.4 25.3 6.9 7.8
Namsenvassdraget 20.8 22.8 5.4 7.7
Målselvvassdraget 12.0 15.4 4.6 5.4
Tengs-, Bjerkreimselva 9.4 13.7 4.5 7.4
Reisavassdraget (Nordreiselva) 9.0 12.9 2.0 2.7
Drammenselva 9.6 12.2 1.7 3.6
Repparfjordelva m/Skaidijohka 7.8 10.7 3.1 3.6
1  Includes fish let into the river again.
2  Figures for 2010 were corrected 28 January 2011 at 15.40 pm
4  Table was corrected 3 February 2011

More catch and release

In 2010, 19 900 salmon3, sea trout and migratory char were caught and let into the river again. Gaula and Orkla were the most important rivers, with catch and release of 2 2943 and 2 133 fishes respectively.

Sør-Trøndelag was the county where most fishes were let into the rivers again, in total 4 062 salmon and 567 sea trout. Next in line were Finnmark, Nordland and Sogn og Fjordane.

Average weight for catch and release salmon was 3.8 kg and for sea trout and migratory char 0.9 kg.

River catch and release of salmon, sea trout and migratory char. Catch by weight of fish and county. 2010. Kg
Catch, total Salmon Sea trout and
migratory char
Total Less than 3 kg 3-7 kg Over 7 kg
The whole country      61 051      56 831 13 665      16 987      26 180      4 219
østfold  389  381 59  209  113 8
Akershus og Oslo  257 61 33 28 0  196
Buskerud 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vestfold  581  544 89  288  167 38
Telemark 20 2 2 0 0 17
Aust-Agder 38 14 9 5 0 24
Vest-Agder 2 413 1 942 1 544  332 66  472
Rogaland 1 563 1 477  969  407  101 86
Hordaland 1 178  898  322  397  180  280
Sogn og Fjordane 5 857 5 160 1 232 2 646 1 282  697
Møre og Romsdal  384  244 88  102 54  140
Sør-Trøndelag 16 655 15 858 3 786 5 164 6 908  797
Nord-Trøndelag 1 891 1 767  888  645  234  124
Nordland 5 737 5 338 1 183 2 011 2 144  400
Troms Romsa 6 811 6 320  422  974 4 924  491
Finnmark Finnmárku 17 276 16 827 3 040 3 779 10 009  449

 

 

2  Figures for Tana were corrected 28 January 2011 at 15.40 pm
3  Figures were corrected 2 February 2011