Extreme Electrofishing the Upper Avon (Spey) System

A blog by Michael Macdonald We caught this c. 4lbs fish at 665m asl, Brown Trout, Sea Trout or Grilse? The River Avon (pronounced A’an) is considered to be an extremely productive tributary of the lower Spey catchment, joining at Ballindalloch, the Avon has an impact on the characteristics of the lower Spey in terms of sediment introduction, bolstering high flows, and supporting an extensive juvenile salmon population. Although the Avon, which joins the Spey in its lower reaches, is an impressive river, the system extends far and high into the Cairngorms to approximately 725m, where it is part fed…

Source: Spey Fishery Board – Extreme Electrofishing the Upper Avon (Spey) System