Monthly Archives: February 2014

Remit, Scope and Structure of Wild Fisheries Review Announced

The remit, scope and structure of the wild fisheries review was today announced by Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Environment and Climate Change. The review will look at how to manage, conserve and develop our wild fisheries to maximise the sustainable … Continue reading

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Swedish fishery manager scoops first salmon and praises Tweed

The prize for the first salmon of the season to be caught on the Tweed went overseas this year. A fishery manager from Sweden landed the first springer on February 1, winning the Tweedside Tackle Trophy, Angler Kent HÃ¥kansson was … Continue reading

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New Director appointed for Kyle of Sutherland Fisheries

Kyle of Sutherland Fisheries has appointed fisheries scientist and manager Dr Keith Williams as its new Director. This follows a comprehensive review of the requirements of both the Kyle of Sutherland District Salmon Fishery Board and the Kyle of Sutherland … Continue reading

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Wester Ross Area Salmon Fishery Board Meeting

The Wester Ross Area Salmon Fishery Board will hold a Board Meeting on Tuesday 11th March from 3pm until 5pm at the Harbour Centre in Gairloch (IV21 2BQ). Members of the public are welcome to attend. For further information please … Continue reading

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Pacific salmon migrate with a ‘magnetic map’

There is more evidence that salmon use the Earth’s magnetic field to perform extraordinary feats of navigation. A study suggests that Pacific salmon are born with an in-built “magnetic map” that helps them to migrate over thousands of kilometres. US … Continue reading

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