Medal of Honor: Fly Fisherman Magazine – February/March 2018


The Anglers’ Club of New York (ACNY), a nonprofit organization established in 1906, honored Orri Vig-fússon with its Medal of Honor for his lifelong devotion to salmon. The Medal of Honor is awarded for service “in the fields of conservation, ichthyology, and the sport of angling,” and has been awarded only 10 times in the club’s 110-year history. ACNY announced the award in March, but Vigfússon died July 1 before the medal could be conferred. Vigfússon’s wife Unnur Kristinsdóttir … Read more

Reddvillaksens basic facts about wild salmon – NASF Norway

Reddvillaksens Salmon Facts

Reddvillaksens have made a publication in English about threat to wild salmon. Basic are studies and conditions related to Norway, but the problem is international. The more people that understand the basics, the more empowered the people become. 

Feel free to spread this link to anyone that might be interested in facts, made up in an easy way so everyone can understand. Read in full screen mode. 

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Orri Vigfússon – words in action.

Orri Dream store



This article was published by Dreamstore on December 7, 2017.

Dreamstore has been pleased in the past to support the North Atlantic Salmon Fund (NASF) in its central mission; helping towards the buying of commercial nets to reduce the impact of commercial harvesting on migrating salmon stocks. This remains an essential action in the conservation of the species.

Orri Vigfússon was an indefatigable campaigner for the North Atlantic salmon, and the driving force behind the North Atlantic Salmon … Read more

Honoring the Legacy of Orri Vigfússon

Goldman Prize winner Orri Vigfusson

Dear Friends of Orri,

It is with great sadness that we reach out to all of you following the recent passing of our hero, Orri Vigfússon, Founder and Chairman of the North Atlantic Salmon Fund.

Orri was laid to rest in Reykjavík earlier this week on what would have been his 75th birthday. It was a rare Icelandic blue-sky day, with flags in the capital at half-mast, three former Icelandic presidents in attendance and hundreds of Orri’s friends packed into … Read more

Welcome to the new NASF (US) website

We are excited to welcome you to the new home of NASF (US).

Our new responsive design makes it easy and convenient for supporters to follow NASF (US) in our fight to save wild North Atlantic salmon. The result, we hope, is an informative and enjoyable experience for you, the user.

Thoughts? Comments? Feel free to drop us a line, here.… Read more