The Lake of Menteith Fishery produced some excellent piking for the lucky pikers who managed to get a boat on one of the few pike fishing days.
With all the dangers to our salmon stocks we do not need an invasion of pinks to complicate matters.
The Lake of Menteith Fishery is running a successful programme to recruit more youths to our sport all activities supported by qualified coaches.
The Scottish Gamekeepers Association Fishing Group warns that if action is not taken now to stop the decline of salmon stocks, jobs will be lost.
Against Fish Farming (AFF) in the Firth of Clyde have raised a petition to counter proposals for 4 new fish farms on the Firth of Clyde.
8. Some Good News, Reports of Improved Numbers of Shad Being Seen and Caught Bode Well for the Future
Members of the Fish of the Firth of Forth group and others report numbers of shad are improving, will they once more become a fish of interest to anglers of the future?
Avian Predation, is smolt survival on the Tweed and it's tributaries under threat from predation by cormorants, mergansers and goosanders?
Keeping it polite it is clear some people would prefer to see off beavers for some very good reasons.
As a result of new research methods SEPA can monitor, things, better, so they have produced a plan
The SGA Fishing Group urges early action by government to halt additional fish farms being set up on sensitive wild salmon and sea trout migration routes.
The Scottish Government has released the new Categories for salmon fisheries that will come into effect in 2019 with 37 rivers being added to Category 1
The re-assessed catergories for 2018 see attached PDF
SGA a New Fishing Campaign Group to Pressurise Government