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SFFC diary

SFFC diary

Angling diaries have traditionally been used by a small number of dedicated anglers to record their angling experiences. However, these diaries also provide Fisheries Biologists with a precious insight into fishing practices and the numbers…
Salmon age calculator

Salmon age calculator

Knowing the age of your prize salmon has always been a little illusive for the angler. A few scales from the fish will usually provide an answer but this can take time and experience in…
River levels and rivercams

River levels and rivercams

River level data is collected by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) from a number of gauging stations situated throughout the River Spey and its tributaries. For up to date river level information click on…
Angling information and conservation policy

Angling information and conservation policy

The River Spey is the home of speycasting and one of Scotland's big four salmon rivers. It has the third largest drainage area after the Tay and Tweed and is the second longest after the…
The River

The River

The River Spey is the seventh largest river in Britain, with a catchment area of 3,000km2, and a stream network length of about 36,500km.
Pearl mussels

Pearl mussels

Freshwater pearl mussels Margaritifera margaritifera Freshwater pearl mussels (FWPM) are large, long-lived mussels that live in the bottom of clean, fast-flowing rivers. They are now very rare and Scotland is one of the global strongholds…
Lampreys

Lampreys

There are three species of lampreys in Scotland: the brook, river and sea lamprey and all three are known to occur in the River Spey. They belong to a primitive group of vertebrates called the…
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