Agendas for the forthcoming Ness District Salmon Fishery Board Annual Meeting of Qualified Proprietors and Ordinary Board Meeting at the Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football ground on Thursday the 13th December 2018. Continue reading
The agenda for the Annual Meeting can be viewed here, with the agenda for the board meeting being available from the week beginning 4th December 2018.
Science and Fisheries Management Combine to Seek Historic Turn-round in Fortunes of Atlantic Salmon in the Garry
Pioneering genetic profiling is being used for the first time to supply real-time data aimed at boosting Atlantic salmon numbers in the Upper Garry waters. Continue reading
The key purpose of our Annual Public Meeting is to report to the local community on our activities over the last year and to seek wider engagement in fishery board business.
The event will include presentation of our 2017 Annual Report and Accounts and an explanation of key activities planned for the forthcoming year. The report can be viewed by clicking on the cover image to the right of this text (hard copies available at the meeting).
Our guest speaker Marina Gibson will talk about her role as an Atlantic Salmon Trust Ambassador and what research they are doing, then talk about her background and passion for fishing.
Please see the notification and final agenda for the meeting. This meeting is open to the public. Places are limited to 50 seats. Please contact Chris Conroy (Clerk) at email@example.com or 01463 861245 to register an interest in attending.
The Ness District Salmon Fishery Board’s ‘2017 Annual Report and Accounts’ were approved at our Annual Meeting of Qualified Proprietors on the 14th December 2017. A low-resolution version can be viewed by clicking on the cover image to the right of this text.
Hard copies will be available at our Annual Public Meeting on the 18th January 2018.
The Pacific pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) is native to Pacific and Arctic coastal waters and rivers, from the Sacramento River in northern California to the Mackenzie River in Canada; and in the west from the Lena River in Siberia to Korea and Honshu in Japan. They were introduced to some Russian rivers in the Barent and White Sea areas between the 1960s and 1990s. They have slowly spread westwards and have now colonised some northern Norwegian rivers where self-sustaining populations have now established. Small numbers of pink salmon have turned up in UK rivers for several decades, but this year has seen by far the largest number of fish captured in any single year. Continue reading