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Archive of posts filed under the East Stoke Fishery Research Station category.

An Epic Migration

At the Trust’s Salmon and Trout Research Centre on the River Frome, near Wareham in Dorset, every spring, scientists catch and tag young salmon (smolts) as they swim down river and go out to sea through Poole Harbour. Follow this link for an epic story of one of the salmon that was tagged in 2008 […]

The Wild Salmon Research Appeal

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust has just launched it’s Wild Salmon Research Appeal. For more details and how you can donate on-line, please visit their website

We caught a sea trout!

We have finally broken our duck down the harbour and caught a sea trout! Unfortunately (for us, perhaps not the fish!) a larger one escaped us as we were about to land it the other day. I have attached a photo of the fish (it was aged 1.1SM+) but probably more importantly a close up […]