Managing the River

Managing the River
Managing the River

Managing the River

The Spey Fishery Board is responsible for the Spey Fishery District, which includes 52 rod fisheries within the mainstem of the Spey and its tributaries.
Managing the River
Access

Access

In 2003 the Land Reform (Scotland) Act gave recreational access rights to the general public to most land and water within Scotland.
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Predators

Predators

Managing conflicts with other piscivorous species, each of may have its own conservation designation is an important role of the Spey Fishery Board and Foundation.…
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Riverworks

Riverworks

The Spey Catchment Steering Group consisting of representatives of the Spey Fishery Board, Scottish Natural Heritage, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Highland and Moray…
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Hatchery

Hatchery

An increasing number of behavioural and genetic studies have shown that the Atlantic salmon is structured into multiple, distinct breeding populations. The evidence shows that…
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Habitat

Habitat

With a catchment size of over 3000km2 the Spey is the third largest river in Scotland. The length of all the river and burns total…
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Bailiffs

Bailiffs

Angling on the Spey contributes over £12 million each year to the local economy and provides 367 full-time-equivalent jobs.Poaching therefore not only causes irreparable environmental…