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Tweed BioBlog: At the 2nd International Sea-trout Symposium

Tuesday 20th – Wednesday 21st October 2015: Tuesday: The conference proper got underway with a welcome from the Irish fisheries minister and a message from his Northern Ireland counterpart. The first session was on “Understanding  Anadromy” in which a couple […]

Tweed BioBlog: At the 2nd International Sea-trout Conference, Dundalk

Monday 19th October 2015: The whole day at a pre-meeting on Sea-trout modelling, trying to work out how this might be possible. Modelling is, essentially, putting quantities on the different links in a life-cycle e.g. how many fry survive to […]

Tweed BioBlog: Traps and Wind

Monday 12th to Friday 16th October 2015: Monday – office in the morning, then help from Kenny to set up the Peebles trap. Tuesday – collected new wooden cover planks from the Philiphaugh sawmill and up to the Tweedsmuir trap […]

Tweed BioBlog : Birds again

Monday 5th -Friday 9th October 2015: Monday – office all day: Tuesday – annual Technical Review with the joint committees of the RTC and the Foundation, in which the Foundation’s work for the last year and plans for the next […]

Tweed BioBlog : A surprise on the Tima Water

Tweed BioBlog : A surprise on the Tima Water

Monday 28th September – Friday 2nd October 2015: Monday –  on leave. Tuesday at the Tweedsmuir trout trap getting it ready to run, though nothing is going to be moving till there’s some water. Wednesday – at the Marine Scotland Science freshwater […]

Tweed BioBlog: The end of the electric-fishing season

Tweed BioBlog: The end of the electric-fishing season

Monday 21st to Friday 25th September 2015: Monday was out with the full team electric-fishing on the Bothwell and the Monynut (upper Whiteadder) as part of the environmental impact assessment for the Crystal  Rig wind farm. Interrupted by rain a few times, […]

Tweed BioBlog : More netting and electric-fishing

Monday 14th – Friday 18th September 2015:  Monday and Tuesday were the last days at the nets this season, but both disappointing sessions, with only a couple of salmon tagged in each. One salmon had three separate Lamprey marks, the […]