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Tweed BioBlog: Week beginning Monday 9th May 2016

Monday 9th: at a meeting of the liaison committee between Marine Scotland Science (MSS) and the local Trust biologists dealing with fisheries reform issues, at the Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory, Pitlochry. Tuesday: on leave attending a meeting of the Atlantic Salmon Trust Honorary […]

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Tweed BioBlog: week beginning the 2nd May 2016

Monday 2nd May: in the office all day, catching up on admin. Tuesday: had a “brainstorming session” out at the Skinworks Cauld on the Gala with James and Kenny, thinking out how a smolt trap could be added beside the existing […]

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Tweed Fish Counters: April 2016

Totals available at : Fish Counters 16-04 Gala Counter: No fish, as is usual at this time of year Whiteadder Counter: Both March and April had record numbers this year – though only small totals. The movements are typical, despite the unusual […]

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Tweed BioBlog 23rd April 2016

Saturday 23rd April: To the Wilton Park museum, Hawick, with Kenny to do the first event in their “Year of the Trout” – “The Hatch”. The plan was to electric-fish and show people newly hatched trout fry from the burn that […]

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New Software Shows How Often Tweed Brown Trout Are Caught

One of the most important pieces of information we require to manage a fishery is how often fish are caught. After all if a Brown-trout has the potential to be caught multiple times over the space of a season then […]