Counting on a bright future for Tweed salmon

THE fragile future of salmon on the Tweed has been boosted with the latest monitoring technology reintroduced on the Ettrick.

The Tweed Foundation has found that around half of all spring salmon entering the Tweed head up the Ettrick for spawning.

Scientists at the Foundation, with financial support from the Scottish Government, have just installed a state-of-the-art VAKI fish counter near Selkirk to provide vital information on stock levels.

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