Monthly Archives: April 2012

New website debunks the myth that salmon angling is the exclusive preserve of the wealthy

A new comprehensive website – www.fisheries.asfb.org.uk – has been launched today by the Association of Salmon Fishery Boards (ASFB) to highlight the great extent of affordable, good value salmon angling in Scotland. It demonstrates beyond doubt that, contrary to popular … Continue reading

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Facilitated Discussion on Aquaculture

Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland and the Association of Salmon Fishery Boards have supported the facilitated discussion process between wild fish interests and the aquaculture industry.  This process was initiated by Stewart Stevenson with a view to both sectors … Continue reading

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Provisional salmon and sea trout statistics 2011

Scotland’s Chief Statistician today published the provisional salmon and sea trout fishery statistics for the 2011 season. Total reported rod catch (retained and released) of salmon for 2011 is 86,655. It is the sixth highest rod catch on record, and … Continue reading

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Perthshire salmon poacher caught out by hidden cameras

A poacher who became one of the first in Scotland to be caught out by a secret camera system has been ordered to carry out 150 hours of unpaid work. Thomas Mullen was caught taking salmon from the River Ericht … Continue reading

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Second-best year ever for salmon catches on the River Tweed

THE startling numbers of salmon caught in the Tweed last year have left anglers wondering whether the figures are a sign of climate change or just a blip. The second-best year ever for salmon catches on the River Tweed has … Continue reading

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