Fish Rescue on the Rye Water

Yesterday morning Struan and Muir were on the Rye Water (tributary of the Garnock) to conduct a fish rescue. This rescue was ahead of bank stability repairs involving tonnes of rock armour being careful positioned to bolster an eroding bank. These repairs weren’t able to be postponed until after the emergence of fry from the gravels as we would have preferred. The bank had slipped, destabilising the access road to a property being developed. SEPA gave the go-ahead for these repairs as they were deemed urgent so we were on hand first thing to remove any fish proximal to the…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Fish Rescue on the Rye Water