Year: 2013

Spey Fishery Board Complaints Procedure

1. General Statement on Complaints * All complaints will be treated seriously, whether they are made by telephone, by letter, or by email. * Complainants will be treated with courtesy and fairness at all times. * All complaints…

Spey hatchery genetic report

The report on the Spey hatchery genetic study has been finalised. It can be downloaded here . During the course of this study the male and female salmon broodstock used in the Spey hatcheries between 2004 to…

River Dulnain juvenile salmon population dynamics

The Dulnain was surveyed by electrofishing intensively in 2012 with some sites revisited in 2013 to monitor whether the better salmon fry densities noted in 2012 had resulted in improved parr densities this year. Four sites…

End of Season Report 2013

To paraphrase school reports of former years “could have been better”, and judging by reports from other rivers “could have been a lot worse.   The Spey Fishery Board has reported catches of Salmon and…

Spey Electrofishing report 2013

The Spey Electrofishing Report 2013 was approved for publication by the Spey Foundation Committee at its quarterly meeting yesterday. The report which can be downloaded here is a lengthy document but it reports on all…

Spey Fishery Board meeting 5th Dec

The next meeting of the Spey Fishery Board will be held at 9am on the 5th December at the Dowans Hotel, Aberlour. The meeting will be open to the public, although as observers only. The agenda for the…

Spey Fishery Board Meeting 5th Dec 2013

Spey Fishery Board Meeting, Thursday 5th December 2013   The next meeting of the Spey Fishery Board will take place at the Dowans Hotel, Dowans Road, Aberlour, AB38 9LS, at 9am on Thursday the 5th…

Chabet Burn redd count

The weather today was not the best for redd counting - strong wind/sleet/low light levels etc but Rothes ghillie Robbie Stronach didn't flinch when I called to ask if he still wanted to go to the Chabet…

Beavers: the pros and cons

Yesterday a group of fishery board and trust staff were taken on a beaver fact finding trip to Dunkeld by the Cairngorm National Park Authority. As many will know there is a rapidly expanding beaver…
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