Eel brushes on Garden Weir, Lugton Water.

Often salmon and trout are given greater amounts of attention than our other native fish species, in part due to their popularity amongst anglers and because they are under increasing pressures from a variety of sources. However today we finished the installation of a dedicated ‘eel pass’. Over the course of the last week or two we have installed eel brushes on the Garden Weir on the Lugton Water (tributary of the River Garnock). Low water levels have been necessary to allow us to do this work and we took advantage of low levels to finish this work on what…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Eel brushes on Garden Weir, Lugton Water.