FØROYA SÍLAVEIÐIFELAG

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Føroya Sílaveiðufelag is an old fishing association on the Faroe Islands and the members have been engaged in rearing and stocking wild atlantic salmon to fish after.
There where fingerlings released in rivers in Skálabot, Sandá, Á Sandi and others.
Now you can fish for the Atlantic salmon in Leynavatn, Mjáuvøtn and Saksun.

The season starts normally late July and salmon keep on coming up to the lakes during September and even until mid of October.


The fishing club was started in 1947. On the 24th of january at 8pm a meeting was held in the house of “Havnar Telvingarfelag” yviri við strond.
Attending where Sigmund Petersen, Svend Poulsen (Svend á Grundini), Jens Chr. Christiansen (Kissa), Tórshavn, and Sigurd Simonsen (Ferðamanna Sigurd), Hoyvík.
These men, which also became the first boardmembers, agreed to the suggestion of Jens Chr. Christiansens, that the name of the newly formed fishing club should be

FØROYA SÍLAVEIÐUFELAG.


On this photo you can see three of the founders:
Sigmund Petersen, Harry Johannesen, Jens Chr. "Kissa" Christiansen og Svend á Grundini.

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