Fochabers Burn fish pass restored!

Following a flood event in 2009, the Fochabers Burn river bed suffered extensive destablilization resulting in huge volumes of sediment being released which rendered the lower fish pass, installed during the CASS Life Project between 2004 and 2008, completely inoperable. The Spey Fishery Board Bailiffs, Richard Wyte and Jason Hysert, carried out extensive work to fully restore the fish pass, which was a job well done!  Richard said, “It is Amazing what can be done with a shovel, pinch bar and determination!” The photos below show the fish ladder before and after restoration. Above photos show the top of the fish…

Source: Spey Fishery Board – Fochabers Burn fish pass restored!