Spey Catch Declaration 2018

Spey Fishery Board Declare 2018 Catch The Spey Fishery Board is now able to declare the River Spey’s catch for 2018. A total of 3,178 salmon and grilse were caught throughout the season, together with 1,830 sea trout. In common with many other rivers across Scotland, this year has seen a particularly difficult salmon fishing season for visiting and local anglers on the Spey. The long, cold winter was followed by an exceptionally long and dry summer, which saw the River Spey drop to its lowest levels since the drought of 1976. This exacerbated the problems affecting the numbers of…

Source: Spey Fishery Board – Spey Catch Declaration 2018