Monthly Archives: October 2013

New fish pass gives salmon much easier access to Upper Don spawning tributary

Salmon in the River Don are now benefiting from far easier access to an important tributary for spawning. This follows alterations to and the installation of a new pass at the Nochty vehicle ford on the Little Glen Burn, a … Continue reading

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Renewable industry’s impact on salmon to be probed

Scientists are to explore the impact of marine renewables on wild Atlantic salmon in Scotland. The project will focus on the migratory patterns of the species in the Pentland Firth, a key area for the salmon and the location of … Continue reading

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Fisheries reports positive limestone results

Last week saw the Galloway Fisheries Trust (GFT) complete the third phase of their High Cree Limestone Gravel Project. The Cree headwaters used to support a healthy salmon population, but by the mid 1980’s fish stocks had plummeted here as … Continue reading

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