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  • PerryPoker's Avatar
    14-11-2019, 07:44 PM
    Pot Belly Kev was a topper of a lad. Tied a lovely fly as well. Wonder what hes up to now?
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    13-11-2019, 08:13 PM
    I know of a pool where there used to be a big flotilla of ranuculus that caused a lovely wee run of well oxygenated water off the bank left bank. The...
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  • SOS's Avatar
    12-11-2019, 03:06 PM
    Not a lot in this presentation but worth a look http://www.riverdon.org/documents/Don%20AGM%20&%20APM%202019.pdf
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    11-11-2019, 04:05 PM
    SOS replied to a thread Aberdeenshire Dee 2020 in River Dee
    This might help http://www.riverdee.org.uk/f/articles/UDRS-Electrofishing-2019.pdf
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    11-11-2019, 04:00 PM
    I agree since the ladder was put in, the recolonization has been patchy and could take many years to reach the numbers that they are hoping for,where...
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    11-11-2019, 03:48 PM
    Sounds like it is not only the river banks that are rough up there.
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    11-11-2019, 01:17 PM
    SOS replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Farage drops a nuke on labour.
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    10-11-2019, 03:58 PM
    SOS replied to a thread Aberdeenshire Dee 2019 in River Dee
    This might interest some http://www.riverdee.org.uk/f/articles/2018-Scale-Report.pdf
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    10-11-2019, 02:59 PM
    SOS replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Why is it nonsense? Why is this misbehaving? Why is this not the day for it? I have said what i wanted to say at a time and day of my choice,if...
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    10-11-2019, 01:26 PM
    SOS replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Just been watching the remembrance service on the tv. It makes you think what servicemen and women from every corner of the U.K. went through with...
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  • PerryPoker's Avatar
    10-11-2019, 11:29 AM
    I have learnt that being a fly only angler has seriously damaged my catch rate and it has also limited my options and days spent on the river in...
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    09-11-2019, 10:21 PM
    I dont know that many flies that incorporate peacock so thought Id try and tie something original this month. After tying several flies I finally...
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    09-11-2019, 02:14 PM
    I also read that report on the Deveron Brown trout its amazing how far they travel to spawn in the head waters of small burns. I also think Fishing...
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    09-11-2019, 01:29 AM
    Broon troot and Salmon have lived together in the Don for a long time,but i do suspect if a big broonie is hungry it will take juvenile Salmon of all...
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    07-11-2019, 11:29 AM
    SOS replied to a thread Hatcheries in General Board
    Over the years since i decided to join in on the forum discussions there have been many debates on various topics,where each person taking part puts...
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    06-11-2019, 06:02 PM
    SOS replied to a thread Hatcheries in General Board
    What they do on the dee is trap the smolts in the main current of say the Beltie burn and mark so many and release them above the trap and if they...
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    06-11-2019, 04:25 PM
    SOS replied to a thread Hatcheries in General Board
    Are you meaning emerging from the water as they become airborne as flies.?most aquatic insects live for months or even years as larvae in the water...
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    06-11-2019, 01:53 PM
    SOS replied to a thread Hatcheries in General Board
    There are hundreds of tons of gravel above the newe weir that would otherwise have been dispersed down stream,and if they ever get round to removing...
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    06-11-2019, 12:18 PM
    SOS replied to a thread Hatcheries in General Board
    As gravel will naturally migrate down stream in high water, if it is not replaced naturally then it might become thin on the ground in the spawning...
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    06-11-2019, 11:58 AM
    SOS replied to a thread Hatcheries in General Board
    Maybe the Dee trusts idea of chucking deer legs into the rivers and burns is not such a bad idea if the eggs are hatching early before fly life gets...
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    05-11-2019, 11:08 PM
    From what i have heard the Salmon and seatrout spawned in the burn,whether they still do or not i am not sure,but this is where i think work can be...
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    05-11-2019, 10:13 PM
    The Don yesterday putting up the flood defences The Blackburn The same burn as normal.
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    05-11-2019, 04:25 PM
    SOS replied to a thread Hatcheries in General Board
    The only way to manage febs is to kill them,scaring them only shifts the problem to another part of the river.They have to eat fish to survive, if...
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    05-11-2019, 04:06 PM
    SOS replied to a thread Hatcheries in General Board
    Although the North Esk is a much smaller river than the Dee the fact that the counter on the North esk is only a few kilometres from the sea will...
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  • PerryPoker's Avatar
    05-11-2019, 02:09 PM
    This was posted elsewhere on the forum but thought i'd share it on the general board. Full Film: Artifishal | The Fight to Save Wild Salmon -...
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    05-11-2019, 01:41 PM
    SOS replied to a thread Hatcheries in General Board
    If they really wanted to they can get a better picture of where the morts take place. If they fin clip half of the smolts leaving the Girnock and...
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    05-11-2019, 12:58 PM
    SOS replied to a thread Hatcheries in General Board
    Seeking The numbers of returning fish on the Girnock is given as females,so if the ratio of males/females are similar the the best would be double...
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    05-11-2019, 12:34 PM
    SOS replied to a thread Hatcheries in General Board
    There are issues for Salmon both in river and at sea,but why would the in river issues more or less occur all over the country at the same time,and...
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    05-11-2019, 12:30 AM
    SOS replied to a thread Brexit in The Lounge
    No it means if brexit happens there is no need for the brexit party and they are out of a job, no wonder he does not back the deal.
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    04-11-2019, 11:56 PM
    SOS replied to a thread Hatcheries in General Board
    What river are you speaking about?
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