Tommore trap update

The Tommore Burn smolt trap will be familiar to Spey followers. The Tommore Burn is a lower tributary of the River Avon (A’an), which it joins a short distance upstream of the Delnashaugh Hotel. This burn has an impassable culvert under the Glenlivet Road so it has been stocked since 2012 with salmon from our hatchery. From 2013 the stocked 0+ parr have been fin-clipped to aid identification and since 2015 the Tommore trap has been operated to count the smolts emigrating in the spring. In addition we have completed a number of electrofishing surveys each summer to assess the…

Source: Spey Fishery Board – Tommore trap update