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Stocking Corrie and Tommore Burns

On the 29th June the Tommore and Corrie Burns were stocked with salmon fed fry. The decision was taken to stock these two burns earlier than the release stage planned for the remainder of the hatchery…

Stocking Corrie and Tommore Burns

On the 29th June the Tommore and Corrie Burns were stocked with salmon fed fry. The decision was taken to stock these two burns earlier than the release stage planned for the remainder of the hatchery…

Canoe training

The two most recent recruits to the Spey Fishery Board, Sally Worsdall and myself completed a one day canoe training course today. The fishery board has found that canoeing is one of the most effective ways of…

Head lesions update

The results from the head lesions monitoring for the week commencing the 25th June showed an increase in the number of fish exhibiting head lesions in all areas of the river although all but two…

Nearly made it back to sea……

We recently received a report on the analysis of the stomach contents of a male common seal that had been sent for examination to the Sea Mammal Research Unit at St Andrews University. The seal…

The source of the Spey

I had the good fortune today to make it as far upstream as Loch Spey, the source of the Spey. Once again the upper Spey missed the recent rain and river levels were low and…

Times up!

It was like christmas had come early today when the new electrofishing set arrived. It wasn't the first time we had seen the equipment, the manufacturer brought up a demo set two weeks ago, but it…

Head lesions update

The results from the head lesions weekly monitoring are encouraging with a continued improvement evident. Almost 200 salmon were included (not all beats reported) and only 2 were classified as having head ulcers. Both of these fish were…

West End Primary School Visit

A group of 28 children from the West End Primary School, Elgin came to visit the Glen of Rothes Trout Fishery on Thursday 14th June, 2012.   The opportunity to try fishing was provided by the…
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