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Fochabers Burn fish pass restored!

Following a flood event in 2009, the Fochabers Burn river bed suffered extensive destabilisation with huge volumes of sediment being released.  During the CASS Life Project (2004 to 2008) fish passes were built at two…

Spey electrofishing update

The water butts on my greenhouse have been virtually full for the last month, due to frequent top-ups from heavy showers.  Despite this the Spey, and tributaries, remain relatively low? Taking advantage of these good…

Spey mainstem surveys update

After eight days of surveying we finished the Spey mainstem salmon fry index surveys today (below Spey dam at least). We usually leave the sites above Spey Dam for a couple more weeks so the…

Spey salmon fry index mainstem surveys 2017

Conditions have been perfect this week for the mainstem salmon fry index surveys, low water being one of the most desirable factors.  Therefore we started the 2017 surveys on Monday making good progress reaching as…

Look out for Pacific Pink Salmon

A Pacific Pink Salmon was caught in the mouth of the Spey at the beginning of the week and another has since been caught in the Spey, which was returned before the identity had been…

SFB July Briefing published

The latest Spey Fishery Board and Spey Foundation Briefing for July 2017 has now been published and is available to download and read here.  In this month’s issue you will read about the following topics:…
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