Welcome to SAEN
The Salmonid Association of Eastern Newfoundland (SAEN) is a volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation and wise management of our trout and salmon resource. We are located in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, one of the best fishing and fresh water areas in the world.
This web site provides useful information about our goals, conservation efforts, recreational fly fishing, SAEN activities and the various projects that have been undertaken by our organization. Please read our Atlantic Salmon - Statement of Principles for additional insight.
SAEN Challenges Aquaculture Industries' False Claims
March 20, 2021
Following the recent release of DFO’s latest Atlantic salmon stock assessment, the aquaculture industry in Newfoundland has been quick to claim, yet again, that there is “..no evidence..” that their industry has any negative impacts on wild Atlantic salmon stocks. This is blatantly false. [...]
SAEN Challenges Local Aquaculture Industry to Invest in Long-Term Study
March 18, 2021
The recent release by the Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans of their latest Atlantic salmon stock assessment acknowledged the dramatic decline of stocks on the south coast of Newfoundland, centered in the Fortune Bay-Bay d’Espoir region. Not coincidentally this is the epicentre of the salmonid aquaculture industry in this province. [...]
SAEN sends Letter to Minister of Fisheries and Oceans opposing the listing of South Coast Newfoundland Atlantic Salmon under the Federal “Species at Risk Act”.
February 17, 2021
The Salmonid Association of Eastern Newfoundland (SAEN) has recently become aware that the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans is considering the “Listing” of many populations of Canada’s Atlantic salmon under the provisions of the “Species at Risk Act” based on an assessment of the populations completed in 2010/11 by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Species in Canada (COSEWIC). [...]