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sawyer

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First of this year for me from the Dwyfor (North Wales), does not look it but reckon around the 4lb mark), absolute bar of chrome with lice all over.
 

taffy1

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With this lockdown, the earliest runners should be in the system now for some of our Welsh rivers. Time for a bit of water to aid them on their journey. Perhaps, without our current intervention, many may reach the spawning grounds & help kick-start a much needed improvement in fish stock. On the other hand, the current situation, predators, poachers etc. are left to have uninterrupted access to these precious quarry.
 

Moorsman

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Here on the Yorkshire Esk the river is desperately low and some sea trout netting is taking place along the coast ! So unfortunately as normal many of the few sea trout that are still around will be caught by nets or seals , we need lots of rain to get the fish up the river relatively out of harm ! At least there are fewer nets and a shorter season .
 

Moorsman

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River very low on the Yorkshire Esk,the nets which still operate and the seals will be getting what few sea trout are left ,desperate for a spate .
 

black and silver

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River very low on the Yorkshire Esk,the nets which still operate and the seals will be getting what few sea trout are left ,desperate for a spate .
Low water won't stop the sea trout getting into ruswarp dam, only thing that stops them is when the water above ruswarp reaches a certain temprature.

Has the acermedies screw had any effect on the last few years Moorsman, what is the genral concensus from anglers?
 

Moorsman

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Some dead fish have been found with damage which is attributed to the screw ,it will also confuse and stress the fish which increases the fungal disease,certainly detrimental for the fish and will never even be carbon neutral!
 

black and silver

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Some dead fish have been found with damage which is attributed to the screw ,it will also confuse and stress the fish which increases the fungal disease,certainly detrimental for the fish and will never even be carbon neutral!
I'm assuming the EA have seen evidence of the damaged fish, what has been there responce.

Carbon neutral, haha, are any of them, all they do is look good on paper and tick boxes for certain agencies.
 
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