Kingswell Burn Fish Rescue

This morning Gillian, Muir and myself were at the Kingswell Burn just downstream of Soames Fishery to carry out a fish rescue for Scottish Water. Following a site induction on Monday morning we decided that the rain was just to heavy to electrofish in….. health and safety is always the primary concern and the conditions were very much against us. However today’s weather was far more suitable and we set about removing all the fish from a 50m stretch of the burn. Seven trout, one salmon (fry), one eel, two sticklebacks, 3 stone-loach and a brook trout (which was euthanised as it is…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Kingswell Burn Fish Rescue