An exciting opportunity has arisen as River Director/Chief Executive for the Ness District Salmon Fishery Board (DSFB) in Inverness-shire. Continue reading
Initial results from this year’s River Ness mainstem juvenile salmon surveys are now available.
We are pleased to announce commencement of an exciting project focusing on the River Ness mainstem. The River Ness Habitat Restoration Feasibility Study aims to pinpoint threats to the habitat of wild Atlantic salmon in the River Ness and devise actions to increase natural production.
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.