Salmon and Trout Association

How to Achieve Better Fish Stocks in Wessex

The Angling Trust South West Forum in association with the S&TA Wessex Branch and the Environment Agency invite you to take part in a key consultation meeting on Saturday 30 November 2013 ... Full story

Hydropower – Good Practice Guidelines Welcomed

The Angling Trust and Salmon & Trout Association have jointly welcomed the EA’s decision to introduce new Good Practice Guidelines for hydropower ... Full story

Severn Barrage 'Dead in the Water'

Environmental groups have welcomed the announcement from Government today (18 September) that effectively puts a stop to plans to build a barrage across the Severn Estuary. ... Full story

Sea Lice ‘Out of Control’ in Many Scottish Regions

Salmon farming industry figures reveal the Scottish regions where sea lice are out of control on fish farms. ... Full story

Salmon & Trout Association Welcomes Compulsory Water Metering.

Compulsory metering is seen as a necessary first step to conserve a precious and irreplaceable resource. ... Full story

Proposed Rainbow Trout Farm will Threaten Argyll’s Premier Salmon River

The Salmon & Trout Association (Scotland) (S&TA(S)) has issued a warning that a proposed massive new rainbow trout farm on Loch Etive will pose an unacceptable additional threat to the integrity of Argyll’s premier wild salmon river. ... Full story

Sainsbury’s Salmon 'Errors' Ongoing

Sainsbury’s is still selling mainland farmed salmon labeled as being from Skye, Lewis or Uist, almost eight weeks after apologising publicly for the ‘error’. ... Full story

Hydropower – EA ‘ducks out’ of Protecting Our Rivers

Yet more Hydropower omnishambles as Environment Agency ducks decision to protect our rivers ... Full story

Wild Sea Trout ‘Eaten Alive’ by Fish Farm Parasites

Monitoring in June of juvenile wild sea trout, witnessed by the Salmon & Trout Association (Scotland) in Little Loch Broom in Wester Ross has revealed fish carrying huge and probably lethal numbers of the parasitic sea lice Lepeophtheirus salmonis. ... Full story

Salmon Netting Increase – Scottish Government to Blame

Greenlanders confirm major increase in salmon netting; Scottish Government’s failure to rein in coastal salmon netting is to blame. ... Full story

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