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Notable Changes in Grading for 2018

Written by Ted Eadie on .

The following are the most notable changes in grading of scottish rivers .(T&S)

Alness  (1 to 3)             Forss water ( 1to 3)

Beauly (2 to 3)              Dionard (1 to 3)

Bladnoch SAC (2 to 3)  Glass (1 to 3)

Brora (1 to 3)                Gruinard (2 to 3)

Carron (2 to 3)              Helmsdale (1 to 2)

Clyde (2 to 1)                Hope (1 to 3)

Conon (1 to 2)               Laxford (1 to 3)

Don (2 to 3)                   L.Grogary sys (3 to 2)

Earn (2 to 3)                  Nith (2 to 1)

Eden (2 to 3)                 Soval Estate (2 to 3)

Ewe (2 to 3)                  Ythan (2 to 3)

PDAA AGM TUESDAY 21st November 2017

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All PDAA members should be aware the Annual General Meeting will be held at Glenearn Community Campus,Glenearn Road, Perth, PH20BE on 21st November 2017 at 6.30 PM. It is hoped a good turn out of members will show up.

Kinkell Brige Season finishes for 2017

Written by Ted Eadie on .

I spent the last day of the River Earn season on the Kinkell Bridge beat on a lovely autumn day with the water and conditions perfect, saw quite a few coloured fish and sea trout but no one connected with anything.I get the impression from members that this back end fishing was well appreciated and certainly a change from the norm.I believe this beat is well populated with grayling, even record breakers, one picture in the hut, shows a 4.2 lb grayling ! should be worth a try in the winter.

Other questions,seals,fish counters, Jim Henderson Nov 2017

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You also wanted to know if the Scottish Government would support an outright ban on culling seals at estuary mouths. Scotland currently has 120,000 grey seals and a minimum of 25,400 common seals, and such large numbers inevitably mean there are local conflicts between individual seals and fisheries or fish farms, which are equally important to our coastal communities.

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