Year: 2015

Spey 2015 electrofishing report

The report of the electrofishing surveys carried out by the Spey Foundation in 2015 is available to download by clicking here. This is a comprehensive report covering the results of the timed and density surveys.…

Scottish Invasive Species Initiative

Scottish Invasive Species Initiative development Rivers and Fisheries Trust of Scotland (RAFTS) has received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and support from Scottish Natural Heritage to develop the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative.…

Upper Fiddich redd count

More accurately this section should be described as the upper, middle reaches of the Fiddich; salmon go a lot further up than the stretch we counted today. Incidentally someone asked last night for the origin…

Spey Conservation Policy 2017

Scottish legislation requires that all salmon caught before the 1st April must be released. ¬†In order to protect the integrity of the Spey stock and to maximise their spawning potential, the Spey Fishery Board's policy…

Speyburn redd count

Steve and I slotted in a quick redd count in the Broad Burn (a.k.a. Speyburn) after lunch (or more accurately during lunch) today. Broad Burn is one of several tributaries of the Rothes Burn, all…

Livet redd counts

Following the hatchery visit this morning Steve and myself proceeded uphill to complete redd counts in two sections of the Livet. By the time we got there the rain had started but then a dreich,…

Fiddich redd count (interim)

I did an interim redd count on a section of the Fiddich recently. I use the term interim as we counted this stretch a week or two later last year, another visit will be made…

Spey Fishery Board Meeting

There will be a Spey Fishery Board Meeting held on Friday 20th November 2015 at 9:30am at the Craigellachie Hotel, Victoria Street, Craigellachie AB38 9SR. Members of the public are invited to attend as observers,…
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