The Spey Foundation: Our Work

The Spey Foundation: Our Work
Education

Education

The Spey Foundation and the Spey Fishery Board actively supports education projects at primary, secondary and tertiary levels. Educational activities include the "Salmon go to School" project, student projects and work placements. Study visits are…
The Spey Foundation: Our Work
Adult monitoring

Adult monitoring

Although good catch data form angling and netting exist for the there is a need to develop a reliable and independent means of assessing the numbers of salmon ascending and descending the Spey. The Spey…
The Spey Foundation: Our Work
Smolts

Smolts

Arguably the best measure of a rivers salmon population is gained from monitoring the smolt output. To achieve this for the whole Spey is an ambitious task but during 2005 to 2008 attempts to do…
The Spey Foundation: Our Work
Juvenile monitoring

Juvenile monitoring

In 1990 the Board initiated a program of yearly electro-fishing surveys to monitor the status of juvenile salmonids throughout the catchment.  Two approaches are used, electro-fishing a known area and timed electrofishing. For area based…
The Spey Foundation: Our Work
Genetics

Genetics

The Spey Fishery Board, in close collaboration with Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland (RAFTS), the Tweed Commission and the Dee District Salmon Fishery Board have taken the leading role in developing a Genetic Analysis…