Scottish salmon fishing

Scotland Reports Lowest Rod Salmon Catch Since 2003

The latest Scottish Salmon and Sea Trout Fishery Statistics 2013 show the lowest reported rod salmon catch since 2003. ... Full story

Planning Victory for Scottish Salmon Campaign

The Highland Council has refused an application by the Scottish Salmon Company to remove a planning condition limiting their permission to operate a salmon farm at Sgeir Dughall to 10 years only. ... Full story

UK's Salmon & Trout Association Calls for New Limits on Salmon Exploitation

S&TA calls on Scottish Ministers to act now to limit salmon exploitation in response to the worst runs in decades ... Full story

Supermarkets Sell Norwegian Fish as ‘Scottish’ Salmon

Intensively farmed Norwegian fish are being sold as wild Scottish salmon, according to campaigners who have called in the competition authority over what they claim are ‘systemic failures’ in the industry. ... Full story

European Complaint over Scottish Salmon Netting

Salmon & Trout Association (Scotland) has submitted a complaint to Europe over the Scottish Government’s failure to assess the impact of salmon netting. ... Full story

Prime Tweed Autumn Salmon Fishing Goes Under the Hammer

Opportunities to acquire some of Britain’s most sought-after autumn salmon fishing are detailed in the 2014 Annual Auction in aid of the Tweed Foundation. ... Full story

Controversial Salmon Farms 'Must Close'

Salmon and Trout Association (Scotland) calls for closure of the Ardessie B fish farm and a thorough environmental assessment of Ardessie A, failing which that farm too must close. ... Full story

Usan - No Salmon Netting on Ythan

The Salmon and Trout Association (Scotland) (S&TA(S)) has welcomed the announcement by Usan Salmon Fisheries Ltd, Scotland’s largest salmon netting company, not to exercise its recently acquired rights to net in the estuary of the River Ythan and on the adjacent coastline. ... Full story

Anger as Fisheries Firm Nets Salmon River Rights

Anglers are outraged that a commercial netting company has been granted the rights to a crucial stretch of water near the mouth of an important salmon river. ... Full story

Bad News for Wild Stocks as a Scottish Fish Farm loses 155,000 Salmon

Strong winds and heavy seas are being blamed for damage that allowed some 155,000 salmon to escape from Meridian Salmon Group’s fish farm in Shetland report the BBC. ... Full story

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