We’ve been kept busy at the smolt trap over the last couple of days. With many hundred passing through now we’ve been starting the first mark, release, recapture trials to assess the percentage of the migrating population passing through the trap.
Predator damage thus far has been low but see one of today’s photo’s for a smolt that has escaped a predator.
We’ve been seeing some sizeable trout smolts too.
With a rise in water levels underway as I write this we could be in for plenty of smolts tomorrow morning however after that the weather looks quite settled into next week. But this is South West Scotland and anything can happen when it comes to the weather!