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Tweed BioBlog : On the Whiteadder

Monday 18th August 2014:  At a meeting of the IFM Scotland and the River Directors with Andrew Thin, of the Wild Fisheries Review, at Pitlochry Tuesday 19th August: Out with James electric-fishing on the upper Whiteadder. These sites usually have […]

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Thursday 14th August 2014: In the office all day with James, Kenny and Jenny out electric-fishing. Though there was torrential downpour here, they hadn’t a drop of rain out on the Blackadder.  Clear now that PIT tags can’t work at […]

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Tweed Fish Counters July 2014

Tweed Fish Counters July 2014 (see attachment for the figures Fish Counters 14-07 ) Gala: Little activity in the low water, but not much expected at this time of year anyway Whiteadder: A surprisingly good run of Sea-trout despite the low […]

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Tweed BioBlog : New Salmon territory

Tuesday 12th August 2014: Another cancellation from the EA team doing the Water Framework Directive sites on the Till due to high water, so another office day, getting more Sea-trout scales done. Wednesday 13th August:  Met up with the EA […]

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Tweed Bioblog : On the Beach

Friday 8th August 2014: Weekly staff meeting in the morning, then out with James to the Murray Cauld to have final go at trying to get the PIT tag detection loop working there. Still didn’t work anywhere near the actual […]

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Tweed BioBlog : On the Eye

Monday 4th August 2014 : On leave Tuesday 5th & Wednesday 6th August: In the office,  working mainly on the Boleside Sea-trout scales report and a discussion paper on how best the results from the acoustic tracking work on smolts should […]

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Tweed BioBlog: Sea-trout scale reading

Wednesday 30th July 2014 – Friday 1st August: With mobility still limited by my sore knee, got on with Sea-trout scale reading, a sedentary pursuit.  Finished off the Boleside scales, which is the first time I have completed a set of […]