Year: 2016

Week Commencing 14th March 2016

Tomorrow is the Spring Equinox and it certainly feels a bit more spring like, it will not be long before the daffodils on the riverbank are in flower. The weather forecast last week was fairly…

Week Commencing 7th March 2016

The forecast last week was accurate till the end of the week when we seemed to get more rain than forecast. The continental high seemed to lose its strength allowing the Atlantic lows to drift…

Latest sawbill bird count

We normally undertake a count of the fish eating birds in December but with the high water all winter it was late February before reasonable water levels and staff availability made the count possible. Roger…

Tommore Burn smolt trap 2016

The Tommore Burn trap was installed on the 4th March by Jimmy Woods, primarily to test that it was working okay, but it was left in operational mode over the weekend. On Monday morning, to…

Week Commencing 29th February 2016

The next time I can start my report with "Week Commencing 29th February" will be 2044, by that time I might be be old and grumpy! Well it turned out pretty much as forecast, there…

Week Commencing 22nd February 2016.

The weather forecast last week turned out a little pessimistic, although cold the wind was not as northerly or a bitter as originally forecast. Some days were quite pleasant and on Saturday we actually ate…

Week Commencing 15th February 2016

The forecast is a bit of a mixture, Monday will probably be the best day of the week with temperatures reaching 6C, and there might be a few showers of rain. As the week progresses…

SFB Briefing February 2016 published

The Spey Fishery Board and the Spey Foundation Briefing for February 2016 is available to view and download here. This first edition for the new season includes the following topics:   Opening Day Ceremony 2015…

Draft Wild Fisheries (Scotland) Bill

Dr Aileen McLeod, Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform announced a consultation on draft provisions for a Wild Fisheries (Scotland) Bill and a draft Wild Fisheries Strategy on the 8th February 2016. The…
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