The Ness District Salmon Fishery Board’s ‘2020 Annual Report and Accounts’ were approved at our Annual Meeting of Qualified Proprietors on the 17th December 2020. A low-resolution version can be viewed by clicking on the cover image below.
Please note that our Annual Public Meeting (scheduled for the 21st January 2021) has been postponed due to current COVID-19 restrictions. This will be rescheduled as soon as is practicably possible so that we may report to the local community on our activities over the last year and formally present the 2020 Annual Report and Accounts.
Please see the link below from Fisheries Management Scotland regarding skin damage in wild Atlantic salmon:
If you encounter a fish exhibiting signs of red ‘rash’, bleeding and/or ulceration, then please contact the relevant district salmon fishery board and include following:
• Date observed/caught;
• Size and weight estimate;
• One sea winter or multi sea winter;
• Location caught/observed (OS grid ref if known);
• Clinical signs of disease;
• Water temperature;
• Any other observations.
A rescue effort has been launched to free thousands of young salmon trapped in the Caledonian Canal in the Inverness area – after their plight was spotlighted as a result of the lockdown. Continue reading
Due the ongoing situation with regards to Coronavirus, the Ness District Salmon Fishery Board has taken the decision to cancel its forthcoming ordinary board meeting which was due to be held on the 18th June 2020. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Given the rapidly developing situation with regards to Coronavirus, the Ness District Salmon Fishery Board has taken the decision to cancel its forthcoming ordinary board meeting which was due to be held on the 19th March 2020. Apologies for any inconvenience caused to those who intended to come along and observe.