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.
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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.
The agenda for this meeting can be viewed here.
The Ness District Salmon Fishery Board’s ‘2019 Annual Report and Accounts’ were approved at our Annual Meeting of Qualified Proprietors on the 12th December 2019. 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 16th January 2020.
The Ness District Salmon Fishery Board will hold its ‘Annual Public Meeting’ at 19:30 on Thursday the 16th January 2020 in the Press and Journal Lounge, Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football Club. Further details are provided in the notification below:
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. It will include presentation of our 2019 Annual Report and Accounts and an explanation of key activities planned for the forthcoming year.
The final agenda for the meeting will be published during the week commencing 6th January 2020.
The agenda for the Annual Meeting can be viewed here, with the agenda for the board meeting here.
Agendas for the forthcoming Ness District Salmon Fishery Board meeting, Triennial Elections and Inaugural Meeting of the new board at the Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football ground on Thursday the 12th September 2019.
These meetings are open to the public – it would be helpful in planning seating etc. if you could contact Chris Conroy, Clerk to the Board at email@example.com if you are interested in attending.