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Willie Elder Memorial Bench Upper Delvine 2018

Written by Ted Eadie on .

Lifelong PDAA member Willie Elder went missing from his sheltered house in Pitlochry in the big floods of 2014/2015, he was presumed dead at a later date and his estate settled. In his will,Willie left a donation to PDAA, which the committee decided to use by erecting a memorial bench, this has now been done as shown in photographs.                           




Salmon farmers renege on transparency promises to Scottish Parliament’s Environment Committee

Written by Bob Mason on .

Scotland’s salmon farmers have delivered an extraordinary snub to the Scottish Parliament’s influential Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform (ECCLR) Committee.


SSPO commitments to transparency on sea lice data made in oral evidence have been reneged on, ignoring the unanimous demands of the MSPs for the publication of this data as specified in the ECCLR Committee’s March report on salmon farming – despite a formal reminder by the Committee’s Convenor.

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Upper Scone Fishing 2018

Written by Ted Eadie on .

The Upper Scone Fishing donated to PDAA, by John Apthorp is now running, from 2nd July to 21st July 2018, this covers Pitlochrie Pool  (Tues,Thurs,Sat) and Benchill (Mon,Wed,Fri), alternating daily. Permits are available 2 online, 2 balloted and 2 from P.D.Malloch's.   Note that parking has been arranged on Benchill left bank above Fishpond cottages amongst the trees. Please drive through the cut grass car access ,first right past the greenhouse and stay off the Fishpond lawn, as PDAA have had complaints from Iain Kirk, gillie at Fishponds. This parking agreement is delicate and members should treat this with respect.


Scone Game Fair 29,30 th June & 1st July 2018

Written by Ted Eadie on .

game fair tent 2018

PDAA will again be attending the Game Fair held in the grounds of Scone Palace, which will be open on Friday 29th June, Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July 2018. PDAA will again have a marquee tent and trade stand, at the top of Fisherman's Row, opposite the casting  display grandstand. All welcome to drop in for a chat to anyone interested in fishing.

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