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Salmon Pledge News Update

Scotland’s wild fish interests invited all candidates in the 2011 Holyrood election to sign a pledge committing to protect wild salmon and sea trout. The Association of Salmon Fishery Boards (ASFB) and the Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland (RAFTS) … Continue reading

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Politicians invited to pledge protection of wild salmon

Scotland’s wild fish interests have invited candidates in the forthcoming Holyrood election to sign a pledge committing to protect wild salmon and sea trout. The Association of Salmon Fishery Boards (ASFB) and the Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland (RAFTS) … Continue reading

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2010 a record year for rod catches of salmon

2010 confirmed as record year for rod catches of salmon – details published in the 2011 ASFB and RAFTS Annual Review Provisional catch data compiled for the 2011 Association of Salmon Fishery Boards (ASFB) and Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of … Continue reading

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Catch and release advice aims to boost salmon survival

Wild fisheries groups – including the Association of Salmon Fishery Boards (ASFB), the Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland (RAFTS) and the Salmon and Trout Association (S&TA) – have launched a campaign aimed at maximising the survival rate for salmon … Continue reading

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RAFTS 2011 Annual Conference

RAFTS convenes its annual conference in Spring each year to discuss matters of interest to its members. The annual conference generates interest not only amongst the network of trusts, but also wider stakeholders including other non-government organisations, regulatory agencies, conservation agencies … Continue reading

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Special whiskies to boost funds for Dee,Spey,Tay & Tweed

Conservation projects in Scotland’s “Big Four” salmon rivers are set to benefit from the launch of a quartet of special malt whiskies to raise much needed funds to help conserve Scotland’s most important salmon rivers. Master distiller Richard Paterson has created four unique and exclusive expressions of The Dalmore, each representing the different character and charms of the rivers Dee, Spey, Tay and Tweed. Continue reading

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Seal Conservation Areas effective from 31 Jan 2011

New seal legislation and licensing rules bring an end to unregulated seal management. For more information please see frequently asked questions and answers on the implementation of the new seal legislation http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/marine/Licensing/SealLicensing – our full seal licensing web pages

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