Obituary

“He Was the Saviour of North Atlantic Salmon”: Remembering Orri Vigfússon

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The first time ORRI VIGFUSSON went fishing for salmon, on his 24th birthday in 1966, he was thrilled to land a 10lb fish. Yet over the next couple of decades he gradually noticed dramatic changes in stocks…


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ORRI VIGFUSSON, entrepreneur and environmentalist, died of lung cancer on 1st July 2017, aged 74.


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One thought on ““He Was the Saviour of North Atlantic Salmon”: Remembering Orri Vigfússon

  1. A most interesting and respectful piece. Mr Vigfússon’s contribution in championing the Atlantic salmon was second to none.

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