Category Archives: River Devon miscellaneous

A DAA Wednesday work party

Alexander Rose sent in this splendid photo of a work party he encountered on the river recently: [Left to right] Bob Wright, Alan Armstrong (Bailiff), Jim McGuire (Bailiff), Alan Graham, David Mudie (Hon Secretary) and Colin Smail  On another day … Continue reading

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Lost – landing net

If you come across an old folding/extending net  lost near the stiles by Taits Tomb last Monday evening, please get in touch so we can reunite it with its owner.

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Become a River Monitoring Volunteer

We have been approached by Amanda Malcolm acting on behalf of both Clackmannanshire Council and The Conservation Volunteers, looking for River Monitoring Volunteers. We are launching a new Citizen Science project and I’d really appreciate if you would be able … Continue reading

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River Forth Fisheries Trust Summer newsletter

To catch up with the increasingly hectic work of our friends at the River Forth Fisheries Trust have been up to see their Summer 2016 newsletter here: http://eepurl.com/b7Cf29  

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It’s only ……

……. 48 days to the start of the new season! At times in the last week it has almost felt like April (though to be fair it has on some days felt like January too, all on the same day). … Continue reading

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Fly tying course – Spring 2016

Jim Milne of The Angling Shop in Alloa [39-41,  Drysdale Street, Alloa] will be running fly tying lessons for twelve weeks from Monday January 11th running from 6pm to 8pm at Alloa Academy. Jim is a very skilled fly-tyer, therefore the classes … Continue reading

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Wild Fisheries Review

The Forth District Salmon Fishery Board are seeking advise from anglers in the Forth Catchment on the issues relating to the Wild Fisheries Review to inform their own response on our behalf It is important to be aware this review … Continue reading

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River Forth Fishery Trust summer newsletter

There is plenty of interesting reading in the RFFT’s summer newsletter which can be found here: http://us7.campaign-archive1.com/?u=d609b5fce77f392cee5505b8e&id=b720dd27ce    

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Diseased eels in Scottish waters

The River Forth Fisheries Trust have reported on Facebook problems with diseased eels being found in the River Dee by the Dee Fisheries Trust and on the Spey. The eels have been returning to the river with large lesions on there … Continue reading

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Forth District Salmon Board – response to the consultation on licencing to kill wild salmon

The River Forth Fisheries Trust and Forth District Salmon Fishery Board have responded to he Scottish Government on the recent consultation on the proposed licence to kill wild salmon. Click to access Licence-to-Kill-Consulation-Forth-DSFSB-and-Forth-FisheriesTrust.pdf They appear to have made a very representation, … Continue reading

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