The Tweed Foundation is undertaking netting at the Paxton House netting station in the lower River Tweed once again this year as part of its long series of data collection on the movements and recaptures of fish on the River.
All are welcome to come along and learn more about the netting of fish on Tweed and the tagging procedure that The Foundation undertakes before releasing the Salmon and Sea-trout caught to continue their journey upstream.
The Foundation will be netting at Paxton House on the following dates and start times:
Sessions last around 2 – 4 hours depending on tides, water conditions and catches.
Saturday 3rd Commencing 11.30 Hrs
Saturday 10th Commencing 15.30 Hrs
Saturday 24th Commencing 15.45 Hrs
Saturday 7th Commencing 14.30 Hrs
IMPORTANT TO NOTE:
* The netting can only take place if the water level is 1ft 6″ (48cms) or less on the Norham gauge.
* In extremely hot weather it may not be possible to undertake this work. Please check with The Foundation at least 24 hours beforehand if you are planning to come to Paxton specifically to see the netting taking place. Office Tel: 01896 848271
* Normal admission charges to Paxton House apply.