Monthly Archives: May 2014

Prime Tweed autumn salmon fishings under the hammer

Opportunities to acquire some of Britain’s most sought-after autumn salmon fishing are detailed in the 2014 Annual Auction in aid of the Tweed Foundation, which aims to protect and enhance fish populations in the Tweed system. 37 lots covering 29 … Continue reading

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20 rivers in Scotland polluted by toxic ‘gender-bender’ chemicals

Twenty rivers across Scotland are contaminated with toxic “gender-bender” chemicals contained in cleaning agents, cosmetics, plastics and pesticides, according to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa). Monitoring by the government watchdog has found traces of nonylphenols – chemicals known to … Continue reading

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Police in Inverness and water bailiffs work in partnership to tackle poaching

Leading on from the recent water bailiff training day, a Police Scotland wildlife crime officer joined water bailiffs from the Ness District Salmon Board on a boat- based patrol of Loch Ness on Saturday (May 3). The boat used was a licensed … Continue reading

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Wester Ross Area Salmon Fishery Board Annual Public Meeting

The Wester Ross Area Salmon Fishery Board will hold its Annual Public Meeting at 1500hrs on Wednesday 28th May 2014 at the Harbour Centre in Gairloch (IV21 2BQ). Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting during which there will … Continue reading

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