Year: 2013

LAST REPORT OF THE 2013 SEASON

Well that is it, all over, finished, I do not think there will be many who are sorry to see the end of 2013. The river stubbornly remained low from mid-summer through to the end.…

Electrofishing videos

Polly has been adding more videos to our Vimeo channel. There are six videos available now with another site from the lower Avon and the uppermost Spey site below Spey Dam added this week. The Avon…

Last day electrofishing: the Inverton Burn

The Inverton Burn (a.k.a. Milton Burn, but there are enough of them on the Spey already) flows under the A9 opposite Kingussie. Few surveys on this burn had been completed so we set out on the…

Tommore Burn Project

Following the decision by the Spey Fishery Board stocking sub committee that targeted stocking should continue for the next five years it was decided that some of these fish would have their adipose fin removed…

Week Commencing 16th September 2013

I am sorry this week's report is late but Word press seemed to have some issues and I could not gain access to the web site. Let me begin by congratulating Euan and Tracy Reid…

Dulnain surveys complete

With the Spey Foundation committee meeting tomorrow I was keen to complete the juvenile surveys in the Dulnain catchment. Being the westernmost unabstracted tributary of the Spey the Dulnain benefitted from some of the rain…

Week Commencing 9th September 2013

Another week of low water, the river rose a few inches on Saturday morning but soon settled back. It has started to rain today and some of the showers have been heavy, some of the…

Avon surveying complete

I received some feedback following the Aberlour meeting last week which I intend to take on board a) keep it short and b) present the summary first then the evidence. As this is a blog…

Week Commencing September 2nd 2013.

Another week of little water on Speyside but I see the river has kicked up a little last night and is now around the plus one-inch level. The forecast for the coming week is a…
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