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Tweed BioBlog: week beginning Monday 18th July 2016

Monday: We’re beginning a programme to look at smolt survival during their downriver migration in more detail, part of which will be to look at trout predation, particularly around the caulds. We got a set of stomach contents for this, back […]

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Tweed Fish Counters – June 2016

Figures for the Tweed fish counters are attached: Fish Counters 16-06 Gala : No fish yet, as would be expected Whiteadder: A better count for June, up on last year. In terms of running totals to the end of June, […]

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Tweed BioBlog: week beginning Monday 11th July 2016

Monday: an admin day mainly, along with preparation of the presentation I’m giving on Thursday and some checking of the details belonging to some scales samples sent to MSS for genetic analysis last year. Tuesday:  some more presentation prep and […]

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Tweed BioBlog: week beginning Monday 4th July 2016

Monday: Back down at the nets, but the dreaded “Black Water” after the recent rise in the river, when the netsmen say it’s never much good for catching. However, did get 3 Sea-trout and a Brown-trout, though had a fair […]

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Tweed BioBlog: week beginning the 27th June 2016

On leave 20th – 24th June except for the 21st, when had meetings at the fisheries lab at Faskally, one on Grilse Error and the other on Exploitation Rate, both sub-groups dealing with issues to do with the new system […]