Dennys River land transfer may help salmon restoration effort

Dennys River land transfer may help salmon restoration effort by Edward French – Published by Quoddy Tides The deeding of the Dennys River Sportsman’s Club’s 40 acres along the river to the Downeast Salmon Federation (DSF) will help in reviving … Continue reading

  • Movie Night at EMARC! Friday February 26th 7pm. "We are Salmon Junkies" Free Admission, Free Popcorn. 13 Willow St. East Machias.

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  • The scientific name for the Atlantic salmon is Salmo salar. Its origins are latin where Salmo means salmon and salar means “leaper”. Atlantic salmon are known for their ability to jump high of the water, sometimes as high as 10 feet, and must do this to navigate the sometimes steep falls of our rivers.