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Archive of posts filed under the Sea Trout category.

Salmon & Sea Trout Report

There was very little movement on the counter until the third week in May at about the time the wet April and early May rains finished. From the 22nd of May we started to see good numbers of MSW fish, including six of our tagged, fish with sizes ranging from 70cm up to about 1m. […]

River Frome & River Piddle Redd Counts 2011/12

Salmonid spawning takes place in the late autumn and winter. Migratory salmonids such as salmon and sea trout migrate upstream to spawn in their favoured locations in rivers and streams, and bury their eggs in depressions in the gravel created by kicking the gravel up with their tails. These areas are called redds and are […]

Redd Counting 2012

It is that time of the year when John Aplin and his team walk the length of the River Frome & River Piddle looking for salmon & sea trout redds. When one is spotted they geocode the spot using a gps and this data is used as a basis for the design and location of future […]