Year: 2013

Getting down to the nitty gritty now….

Polly and myself observed a team from SEPA yesterday on the Tromie where width and depth measurements were collected from seven transects established across the river downstream of the dam. The transects were set up and…

If Carlsberg made spawning burns…

I liked the look of this burn in the spring and promised myself to return at spawning time. It is too early for much salmon spawning yet but the sea trout are well underway. On…

Sea trout spawning

We had  job to do in the Tomnavoulin area yesterday and once we were finished we had a quick look to see if there were any spawning sea trout to be seen. The answer was…

Upper Spey peat slide

The line of the new Beauly-Denny pylon line takes it through the Corrieyairack Pass in the wilds of the upper Spey. Those travelling up and down the A9 will be aware of the scale of…

Salmon spawning practice

At this time of year some salmon appear to practice cutting redds. This week we had contact from a few ghillies who reported the appearance of large numbers of practice redds in pools on their…

RAFTS vacancy at the top

RAFTS are currently advertising for a new CEO with the imminent departure of Callum Sinclair to pastures new. This will be an interesting  and challenging position with  the potential to shape the future of Scottish fisheries…
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