Fish Counters

Tweed Fish Counters results for July

Fish Counters’ results for July (see attachment): The Ettrick numbers were just below average, but better than for some previous years. From a quick examination of the video clips, about three-quarters were Salmon. The Gala counter was very much in […]

Fish Counter results for June 2009

Fish Counter results for June 2009: Despite the low water levels and the poor catches, the Ettrick counts continue to be within the normal range and are a 100 or so up on last year at this time. The fourteen fish […]

Fish Counter results to end May 2009

Ettrick fish counter results to the end of May: Contrary to expectations based on the poor catches and on the periods of very low water on the Ettrick this Spring, the counter results have been within the range of previous […]

Tweed Fish Counter Results – April 2009

The fish counter results for April and for May so far are in line with previous years, though this early in the season, the counts are very erratic, ranging from a few tens to a few hundreds. Fish were showing […]

Fish Counter results for 2008

Fish Counter results for 2008 (attached): The Ettrick total was not good, only just above the number of Salmon needed to meet the spawning target, so concerns over the state of the collapsing cauld on the ability of Salmon to find […]

Fish Counter Results for October 2008

An above average October for the Ettrick counter and a huge number up the Gala.

Fish Counters’ results for September 2008

The Ettrick counter again gave a below average monthly total for September, though not the lowest recorded. However, just under 1200 have gone up from  the 1st of October to date (7th October). Some 600 went up on the 6th of […]

Fish Counter results for August 2008

Results for the Ettrick and Gala fish counters attached. The Gala counts are matching last years’ quite closely, which seems to show that the fish have a particular pattern that repeats each season. Fish counters 08.08

Fish Counters update – July 2008

Fish Counter Results for July: With periods of both high and low flow during the month, it is difficult to characterise conditions. The results for the Ettrick are below average again but of interest to see a run into the Gala […]

Fish Counter Results – June 2008

Fish Counter results for June 2008:  Still no fish on the Gala, but some on the Ettrick, though nothing major despite the spates. See the attachment for the figures. This year at the Kelso Show (25th – 26th July)  we […]