Category Archives: Sanday

The Sanday School release their trout!

As explained in previous posts, the Sanday mini-hatchery was, this year, subjected to the vagaries of the Orcadian winter and boy, wasn’t it an interesting one… By early-March the floating basket containing the ova became encased in 6in. of ice … Continue reading

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The Sanday mini-hatchery

Here’s a short video filmed by the pupils showing a typical routine check of our mini brown trout hatchery: water temperature reading, removal of dead ova, solar pump check, water level, etc… The mini hatchery is located outside and submitted … Continue reading

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Ova deliveries completed to five Orkney schools

Five Orkney schools are taking part in the “Troot in the Shed” programme this year: Stromness Primary Orphir Primary (involved this year for the first time) North Walls Primary on Hoy Sanday Junior High Stronsay Junior High Malcolm Thomson delivered … Continue reading

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Fry release on Sanday

With the Easter holidays approaching  fast, it was decided to release our fry, even though our young trout would probably have done with an extra week, protected from predators  in the tank…  After a quick chat with Mr and Mrs … Continue reading

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News from Sanday

For the third year running, the Sanday school have put their shed to good use and it is again the home for a batch of Harray Loch brown trout ova. As in the past, pupils and teachers have embraced the … Continue reading

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“Troot in the Shed 2014” on Dreamstore Academy website  

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Kirbister trout prove tough opponents!

The Stronsay anglers made their annual pilgrimage to the Kirbister Loch on Wed. 4th, Thurs. 5th and Fri. 6th June and received reinforcements from the Sanday school on the Wednesday with Ben, Dunstan, Jacob and Robbie. Few fish were caught … Continue reading

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