Monthly Archives: June 2014

Prolific poacher is jailed for catching salmon

A SERIAL poacher who has racked up 33 convictions for stealing fish from Scottish rivers has been jailed. Edward Ingle was caught using nets to illegally take salmon from the River Tyne, in East Lothian, in April this year. And … Continue reading

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Blackface sheep winning giant hogweed battle

A pilot project which saw sheep being tested as a new weapon in the battle against giant hogweed is being rolled out. Richie Miller of the Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust explains on Reporting Scotland here.

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Police and fisheries bodies condemn major fish kill in East Lothian river

A major and indiscriminate fish kill on an East Lothian river last week has prompted condemnation from the police and local and national fisheries organisations. 60 very large sea trout – ranging between 4 lb and 12 lb – were … Continue reading

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Salmon conservation agreement extended following first zero net catch in Inner Moray Firth

For the first time in over 60 years no salmon were taken by netsmen in the Inverness Firth during the 2013 season – and a new agreement has been reached to extend a key salmon conservation measure for a further … Continue reading

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