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MFTI All about Trout Day

20 Aug 2014

A day of talks and practical sessions focussed on raising the profile of trout in NE Scotland both in terms of angling and conservation.

Thursday 2nd October

9.45-16.30

Waterside Hotel Inverness (parking spaces are limited)

Please register HERE @ IFM Events page

www.ifm.org.uk

Or call 07500 602216

www.morayfirthtrout.org

Lunch and refreshments included!

 

 

Programme: All about trout - 2nd October  Waterside Hotel Inverness

 

9.45 – 10.15 Registration and coffee

 

10.15 -11.25 Sea Trout

- Marcus Walters, MFTI; Introduction - 10.15-10.30

- Dr Ronald Campbell, Tweed Foundation; Living North Sea Project - 10.30 – 10.55

- 3RD sea talk to be confirmed... 10.55-11.20

 

11.20-11.30 Brief break

 

11.30 -13.00 Brown Trout

- Marcus Walters, MFTI; Brown trout work – 11.30-11.45

- Aya Thorn, Marine Scotland Science; Ferox catch and release – 11.45-12.10

- Allan Liddle, writer, angler & fly tier; Brown trout angling in NE Scotland – 12.10-12.35

- Eric Verspoor Rivers and Lochs Institute; Structuring of trout in Lochs - Loch Laidon 12.35-13.00

 

13.00 - 14.00 Buffet Lunch (Posters & fly tying )

 

14.00 – 15.00 Practical work and research

- Marcus Walters, MFTI; Practical restoration and monitoring 14.00 – 14.15

- Tim Jacklin, WTT: Simple but effective restoration techniques   14.15 – 14.40

- Martin Hughes, Glasgow University:  IBIS Trout research projects 14.40 – 15.05

 

15.00 – 16.30 Practical session (all simultaneous)

- MFTI - How to take scales

- Dr Andy Walker, retired scientist; scale reading demo with pictures

- Allan Liddle, Partridge of Redditch; Fly tying

- Ness & Beauly Fisheries Trust; Electrofishing demonstration (river permitting)

16.30-17.00 Finish

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