Articles Written By: Brian Shaw

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2018 Spey Electrofishing Report

Described recently as the "Rolls Royce" of electrofishing reports the Mach 2018 version is now available see here. The report details the timed salmon fry…

Spey Catch Declaration 2018

Spey Fishery Board Declare 2018 Catch The Spey Fishery Board is now able to declare the River Spey’s catch for 2018. A total of 3,178…

Dulnain salmon fry index surveys update

On the first of August we provided an interim report on the Dulnain salmon fry index surveys 2018 see https://www.speyfisheryboard.com/dulnain-salmon-fry-index-surveys-2018/. At the time there were…

A’an surveys 2018

The River A'an (Avon) is the largest tributary the Spey and is normally a highly significant producer of smolts. It is a diverse and productive…

Hot weather angling precautions

Weather conditions in 2018 have been extreme, the long cold winter followed quickly by the current extended hot and dry conditions. These conditions are far…

Spey juvenile stocks

This graph intrigued me when I produced it Conveniently the Spey rod catch is approximately 10% of the Scottish catch; as you can see the…

Tommore trap update

The Tommore Burn smolt trap will be familiar to Spey followers. The Tommore Burn is a lower tributary of the River Avon (A'an), which it…
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