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Latest version of Tweed Matters

The Tweed Forum have released the latest issue of their newsletter, Tweed Matters.

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Anglers donation for trout project

FIVE angling associations in the Scottish Borders have donated more than £7,000 in cash plus equipment to help support the Tweed Foundation’s fishery research and education work.

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The Scottish Government has announced funding of £500,000 to support wild salmon stock

The Scottish Government has announced funding of £500,000 to support two projects – the National Adult Sampling Plan which provides crucial data on wild salmon stock and the development of a standardised fisheries management plan template which can be used by all the fisheries management areas in Scotland. The Scottish Government news release can be viewed here. Rural Affairs S ...

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Fisheries Management Scotland call for urgent Government action as wild salmon crisis deepens

Conservation groups around Scotland have joined forces to call for urgent government action to save the country’s wild salmon stocks and stem rural job losses.

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Statement from River Tweed Commission

The River Tweed Commission have issued a statement in relation to the recently released official Scottish Government catch statistics and what they mean for the Tweed and other rivers.

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The River - May 2022

The River - Issue May 2022 is now available.  This issue includes our works with contractors at the Hawick Flood Protection Scheme. 

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Fungus on Salmon and Sea Trout

Fungal infection is a natural condition that usually affects low numbers of Salmon and Sea Trout every year as they return to our rivers. Numbers of affected fish can increase during certain conditions, such as periods of low flows and high water temperatures, leading to stress.

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Provisional Fish Counter Totals

Provisional fish counter totals for 2022 are now available.  Despite fish being seen passing through both the Ettrick and Whiteadder counters, numbers remain low, reflecting the low water conditions.

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Sponsor a Smolt 2022

The Salmon Smolt is the final product of the river. Losses at this stage of the life cycle cannot be replaced. With numbers of returning adult Salmon continuing to decline, we need to make sure as many Smolts make it to the sea as possible.

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