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Autumn 2008
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News
Autumn 2008

Features
"We cool?” Stewart Lochrie is most definitely hooked

A Braw Day On The Braan Brian Tulloch enjoys a fine day on a lovely highland stream

A Female Angle Yvonne Cowie proves that salmon fishing is not just for the boys

A perfectly good boat of my own Bruce Sandison on the Isle of Barra

Highland Hill Lochs Big-Country Style Ian Cramman seeks ‘loch’ trout in wild Wyoming

Nymph Mania Encounters with river nymphs by Alex Laurie

Wendy’s Big Trout Joe Whoriskey visits Glen Affric

Get Lost!
Weather to go? John Cargill gets blown away in Skye

Short Lines
Failing Miserably John Cargill does what he does best

Getting Articulated A play on words with Bob Graham

Back Casts
A Learning Curve How Vince Smith became hooked for life

The Tweed at Melrose – 1952. Bob Graham recalls a red-letter day

Fly Tying
Step by Step with Dennis Shaw The Snatcher

Virtual Fly Box
The Butcher Family Alan Goodwin takes a look at some famous flies

Tackle Reviews
Pitsford Pirate Floating Fly Lines Reviewed by Fred Carrie

Book Reviews
Skues On Trout Reviewed by Peter McCallum

Northern Climes
Fish Farming Shetland-Style First Published September, 2007

Fishing Fiction
Adventures of Vushwelt and Kachsum’or A Tale By Sandy Birrell

Autumn 2008
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International Declaration Against Unsustainable Salmon Farming But Will The Politicians Listen?

A group of global environmentalists, First Nations, scientists, tourism business owners and operators, fishermen / women have inspected salmon farms, and held summits in Chile, Canada and Norway. They have produced this declaration

International Salmon Farming Declaration

but will the politicians listen? Certainly here in Scotland the current SNP administration has called for further investment in and the expansion of this destructive industry.


Saving Wild Salmon, in Hopes of Saving the Orca

This recent article in The New York Times makes disturbing reading. The destructive effects of salmon farming go far beyond simply depriving anglers of wild fish to catch. Entire ecosystems now appear to be on the brink of collapse and governments both hone and abroad appear unwilling to do much about it.

Saving Wild Salmon, in Hopes of Saving the Orca


 
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