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Tweed BioBlog : Nets and Whitling

Thursday 25th September 2014: Down to the Paxton nets with Barry – more action today, with 2 trout first shot, then 1,  2,  4 and a Grilse, 1, then three blank shots to finish, even though high water should have […]

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Tweed BioBlog : Netting good and bad

Tuesday 23rd September 2014:  As I had Biosecurity meeting with SEPA, SNH, NE and the EA today, Kenny was Team Leader at the nets , his first time as Team Leader, with Fay as his assistant. The first shot was […]

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Tweed BioBlog : Fishing with rod and net

Thursday 18th August 2014: On leave, to fish on a lower river beat. Got one pull, but caught nothing. Saw a good number of fish moving, everything from dark brown to fresh. The boatmen there said there were good numbers in […]

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Tweed BioBlog : Some history

Monday & Tuesday 15th & 16th September 2014: In the office all the time, mainly getting the  report for the annual Technical Review ready. This is when a joint committee of the RTC and the TF look at the work […]

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Friday 12th September 2014: Weekly staff meeting in the morning. James out at the new fish pass at Philiphaugh fitting the receivers for the radio-tagging work there, which we hope will happen later this month & next month – it […]

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Tweed BioBlog : On the Jed

  Wednesday September 10th 2014: All out to do four quantitative electric-fishing sites on the middle Jed as part of an Environmental Impact Assessment for the proposed distillery at Mossburnford. Have set up two sites upstream and two downstream of […]