Smolt sampling at Catrine

We had an afternoon of sampling at Catrine after we stepped in and electrofished those we could from the lade. Currently many smolts are  stranded with nowhere to go until modifications to the intake to the smolt trap are completed and proven successful.  Our thinking behind this was that it’s best to get some smolts back in the river rather than leave them any longer in the lade. The team hard at it. Another hard day at the mobile office. This is very serious work but perhaps the most enjoyable aspect of our job. The trap was again modified today and we…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Smolt sampling at Catrine