Spey Fishery Board Statement on 2018 Broodstock Capture

In August of this year the Spey Fishery Board announced that it had decided to fully embrace its hatchery operation at Sandbank in Glenlivet by developing it to its full capacity. This followed a particularly difficult Salmon fishing season, during which the Board carefully considered the scientific advice regarding the use of hatcheries and balanced this against the commercial interests of all stakeholders along the river. The Board determined to increase production at Sandbank to 1,000,000 salmon eggs, which is double the number that has been produced over the last year. The Scottish Government’s licencing authorities, however, have raised concerns…

Source: Spey Fishery Board – Spey Fishery Board Statement on 2018 Broodstock Capture