As you know, we joined the Salmon and Trout Conservation SmartRivers programme last month and benchmarking took place on the Ericht, Shee, Ardle and Lochay on Monday and Tuesday. S&TC scientists joined us on Monday at the Ericht and they took samples in Blairgowrie above the weir, at By-Shot and Concrete Dyke, followed by The…

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Salmon and Trout Conservation is releasing the following to the press today, 29 March: Tay Ghillies Association joins Salmon and Trout Conservation SmartRivers programme Over recent years, anglers on the Tay system have raised concern about decreasing fly life and reduced numbers of wild fish, particularly in some spawning areas in the upper reaches of…

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The TGA visited the Lochay yesterday and were given a detailed tour. No one knows how many fish are ascending this river, the counters, by SSE admission, are inaccurate but locals will tell you there are not the fish spawning in the tributaries that there was previously. Is it time to review and discuss a…

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Sandra Robbins with her 21 lb  Chrome Torpedo from the Woodside @ Taymount on Tuesday afternoon…The Absolutely stunning big fish put up a titanic battle before being released to continue on it way …..Husband Bill also had 16.5 lbder

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This is a interesting article – is it a good or bad thing? Survey finds beavers establishing strong presence in City of Perth | NatureScot

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This is an invaluable resources open to Ghillies who are members of the SGA. For more details go to: The Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust provides:- | GWT

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