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  • Volunteer & Communications Officer

    SISI (Scottish Invasive Species Initiative) Volunteer and Communications Officer The Findhorn Nairn & Lossie Fisheries Trust Salary: £28,000 per annum (6% employer pension contribution) Contract: Fixed 4 Year term Hours: Full Time (35hrs per week) Location: Fisheries Office, Logie Steading, Dunphail, Forres IV36 2RW The Findhorn Nairn & Lossie Fisheries Trust has an exciting opportunity […]

  • Pacific Pink Salmon in the Nairn

    Pacific pink salmon have been seen spawning in the River Nairn this week, as has been reported from many rivers across Scotland this summer. These fish are not native to Scotland and are likely to have ‘strayed’ from some of the rivers in northern Norway or Russia. They  were originally introduced to some Russian rivers […]

  • Aberarder River Restoration Project

    Aberarder River Restoration Project: Invitation to Tender The Aberarder Estate is inviting tenders for their river Restoration project in the upper reaches of the River Nairn.   River_Nairn_at_Aberarder_Restoration_Project_ITT River_Nairn_at_Aberarder_Restoration_Project_Pre-construction_information River_Nairn_at_Aberarder_Restoration_Project_ITT_Statementscertificates River_Nairn_at_Aberarder_Restoration_Project_Short_Contract Further information and the Design brief are available from Euan Anderson, Estate Manager/Headkeeper, Aberarder Estate, 01808 521760 office@aberarderestate.co.uk  

  • Get Hooked

    Get Hooked Ever thought of trying your hand at fishing? But don’t know where, when or how to start? Then come along to the Elgin Angling Association’s Sea Trout Night and ask the experts. Elgin Angling Association is hosting a free taster session on the River Lossie in Elgin for anyone interested in finding out […]

  • FNLFT Spring Newsletter 2017

    FNLFT Spring 2017 Newsletter is winging its way to you, or can be downloaded here.  News on the smolt traps on the Nairn and Divie, school projects, giant hogweed eradication and a Sea Trout Night to be hosted by Elgin Angling Association in June.  If you haven’t signed up for our e newsletters, then please […]

  • Volunteer Opportunities for May

    Volunteer Opportunities 05 May 2017 The Trust has a wide and varied programme of work for the coming season. We always welcome support from volunteers and if you are looking to gain practical experience on fisheries and river management see below for dates, times and locations. If you wish to participate please contact Bob Laughton […]

  • Extreme means of Fighting the Alien Invaders

    The fight to control the invasion of alien weeds along our riverbanks is being taken to new extremes- specialist ropework contractors are being deployed to scale cliffs along the River Findhorn to get to the plants no one else can reach. This year the early spring has seen giant hogweed beginning to grow quickly, but […]

  • Redds in the Riverbed

    Redds in the Riverbed Something to stimulate the brain cells after the festive season- how to spot places in the river where salmon have spawned- a “redd”. Bob Laughton and Billy Forrester were out on the Lossie in December and saw numerous redds- areas where the riverbed gravel is clear because the female salmon has […]

  • FNLFT AGM Monday 5th December 2016

    You are cordially invited to the FNLFT AGM on Monday the 5th of December at 6.30pm in the Long Room at Logie Steading.  Marcus Walters will be making a presentation on the Moray Firth Trout Initiative during the meeting.  You can download an agenda FNLFT AGM Agenda 16.12.5.

  • Autumn News from the FNLFT

    The latest newsletter from the FNLFT is available as a download- and an e-newsletter is being sent to all our subscribers.  Please use the subscribe button on our website if you would like to sign up for future e-newsletters.  The newsletter covers this season’s catches, the Nairn smolt trap, progress on eradication of invasive plants- […]