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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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The Gamekeepers Welfare Trust visits the Tweed Valley

The Gamekeepers' Welfare Trust exists to support gamekeepers, stalkers and ghillies, and their dependants past and present.

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The River - April 2022

The River - Issue April 2022 is now available. This issue includes provisional fish counter totals and an update on the start of our smolt tracking.

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The River - March 2022

The River - Issue March 2022 is now available.  This issue includes the report of the 2021 smolt tracking study.

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Our Wild Salmon: film series - FMS

Fisheries Management Scotland have created a series of short films celebrating Our Wild Salmon and the people that strive to ensure that their habitat is as good as it once was, and to keep it that way for our children and future generations.

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Wildlife Crime and Enforcement

Police officers along with staff from the River Tweed Commission carried out patrols across identified areas previously targeted by people hare coursing.

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The Scottish Wild Salmon Strategy

The River Tweed Commission have welcomed the publication of the Scottish Wild Salmon Strategy.

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Vacancy - Biologist

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of Biologist for the Tweed Foundation (TF), based in The Scottish Borders, South Scotland.

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