2nd July 2017
The Dee District Fishery Board have tagged Ythan smolts/ salmon, and are about to install acoustic receivers to track any tagged fish returning.
I think it is part of a study, into the withdrawal of the coastal nets. This information comes from Alec Paterson of River Ythan Trust.
Armadale tracking project
Marine Scotland is tracking salmon from July 2017 and would like your help.
If you catch a salmon with a tag (as shown in the attached photograph) near the dorsal
fin, then please remove it by cutting through the plastic cord to remove the acoustic tag
(black cylinder). Please note that the colour of the cord may vary from yellow.
Please send the acoustic tag, also with a note of day and location of capture, to:
Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory,
Please enclose your name, postal and email (if applicable) address and we will send
you £20 in reward.
If you have any other information about the fish (e.g. a photo, length, sex) then please
include it when you send in the tag. However, please do not delay the safe return of the fish to the water to obtain any such information.
The Armadale Tracking Team
Marine Scotland – Science
Scottish Government | Faskally | Pitlochry | Perthshire PH16 5LB
Tel: +44 (0)1224 294410
Fax: +44 (0)1796 473523
e: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Duncan McRae landed a Two and three quarter pound Sea Trout on Saturday from the Tarves water.