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Galloway Fisheries Trust

Fisheries House, Station Industrial Estate, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. DG8 6ND
Telephone: 01671 403011 · Fax: 01671 402248 · Scottish Registered Charity No. SC020751

Looking downstream on the River Cree

Brown Trout

Looking upstream on the River Bladnoch

Felling of commercial forestry in Galloway Forest Park

Looking upstream on the River Luce

North American Signal Crayfish

The sandy beach at Loch Grannoch

Belted Galloway Cattle, or 'Belties'

Fly fishing on the River Cree

Murray's Monument

A small upland burn

A stoneloach

The High Cree, looking towards Cairnsmore of Fleet

A small waterfall on the Buchan Burn

A salmon from the Kirkcudbrightshire Dee

IBIS/AST Salmon Stocking Conference

04 December 2013

IBIS and the Atlantic Salmon Trust hosted an excellent two-day conference which GFT staff attended. A host of first-rate speakers were invited to present papers and research on various aspects of salmon stocking. The conference was well attended by interested parties from many fish related backgrounds: researchers, conservation organisations, fisheries managers, anglers and DSFBs. Topics covered in presentations ranged from the “Genetic parentage analysis of hatchery contribution of Atlantic salmon on the River Spey”, to, “Stocking in Northern Ireland: an angler’s perspective”, to, “How salmon populations work – an explanation of salmon stock dynamics”. The whole conference including Q&A and discussion sessions was videoed and will shortly be available to view on the IBIS website. Watch this space.


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