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Latest PDAA News

Missing Salmon Project May 2019

The link should bring up the Missing Salmon Project, which was quoted in the PA article on Crown Estates Rent Rebates on Tuesday, 21st May 2019. The Missing Salmon Project is run by the Atlantic Salmon Trust.                                                             

 https://www.atlanticsalmontrust.org/themissingsalmonproject/

Salmon Fish Farms May 2019

SALMON FISH FARMS

It would appear the pressure is building up against the salmon fish farms, to be more open and transparent, as shown on the PANORAMA programme, televised last night, on BBC1, this on top of the David Attenborough comments earlier in the month. On the news tonight, SEPA were continuing to investigate abnormalities with salmon fish farming, and saying that the self- regulation, is leaving, a lot to be desired.   On the wild salmon front, Dr.Alan Wells has been asked to make a report, to the Scottish Government, soonest to show just how bad the wild salmon numbers are, at present in Scottish rivers.                             Since the TDSFB recommendation, to return all salmon, expires on June 1st, it will be interesting to see what recommendation, is made after this date ?

Marine Conservation Society Article

Recent article from the Marine Conservation Society about the sustainabllity of salmon fish farms, worth a read.

https://www.mcsuk.org/news/is-scottish-farmed-salmon-sustainable?fbclid=IwAR2uF6tUpa8AaPPdNZWzTkoAmPV3QtAie3Vl7T_koyUzCGnPYqvC-90hvl4

BBC Panorama Fish Farms Monday 20.30 pm

This programme may be worth watching, BBC, 1, Monday 20th May 2019 at 20.30 hrs.

bbc salmon farms

Cancellation at Upper Farleyer 18th May 2019

Note, there is a spare permit available for Saturday 18th May 2019,at Upper Farleyer. A good chance to see and fish this beat. First come,first served!