Tales from the Riverbank

One man's gain is another man's ruin

Farmed Salmon You know how they say the grass is always greener the other side of the fence. Well for anyone vaguely connected to the salmon business you can’t help but take an envious glance over the fence and see the position salmon farmers find...

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Spring is here but pollan is off the menu

Pollan may not be a fish many are familiar with, it’s actually from the Coregonus family and is a freshwater white fish similar to herring usually found in large lakes across Europe. I didn’t realise until recently that we even have a large...

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Salmon prices double bounce and wild sea trout will soon be here

Storm Imogen has passed, but spring really, really is just around the corner. On the 1st March, St David’s day in Wales, will also herald the 1st day of the Welsh sewin (sea trout) season for the coracle fishermen in SW Wales. This heritage fishery...

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