Monthly Archives: December 2013

Season’s Greetings from ASFB and RAFTS

Season’s greetings and all the best for 2014.

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Natural resource specialist takes over the helm at RAFTS

The Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland (RAFTS) has appointed a new Director. Dr Chris Horrill has been chosen to run Scotland’s main independent freshwater conservation charity, which represents the country’s extensive network of rivers and fisheries trusts. He was … Continue reading

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2013 winner of the Savills Malloch Trophy Announced

The 2013 winner of the Savills Malloch Trophy – for the largest salmon caught by an angler on the fly and safely returned during the year in Scottish waters – has been announced. The successful angler is Shamus Jennings CBE … Continue reading

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ASFB Statement on Spring Conservation

It is widely recognised that mixed stock fisheries present particular difficulties for management and species conservation, and on that basis District Salmon Fishery Boards (DSFBs) must implement conservation action during any period that stock analysis indicates that management intervention to … Continue reading

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Spey Fishery Board End of Season Report 2013

In common with many other Scottish Rivers this year, 2013 has been a challenging year for Salmon fishing on the River Spey. A long, cold winter, followed by drought conditions throughout the summer, has presented anglers with difficult conditions. Nonetheless, … Continue reading

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