Category Archives: Stronsay

Posts relating to the Stronsay School in particular.

Trout ova video (Stronsay School)

This is a short video of the mini-hatchery set-up at the Stronsay School: Advertisements

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“Troot in the Shed 2018” at the Stronsay School.

I’m glad to say that our mini-hatchery project is back at the Stronsay School for the 7th year! For this session, most of the supervision and maintenance of the ova will be covered by Jamie and Johnny; they also attend … Continue reading

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First alevins hatched at Stromness Primary and Stronsay Junior High

When I heard from Mr Cowan in Stromness Primary, that the first brown trout alevins had hatched over the week-end, I was worried that the building must have been too warm as the ova shouldn’t really hatch before a good … 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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OTFA / AFYD Junior Angling Competition – Round 2 (4th June 2015)

The 2nd round of the AFYD/OTFA Junior competition , involving 15 KGS 2nd year pupils, was held on Thursday 4th June at Kirbister loch. The wind was forecast to be Westerly, but then to become South East, making it difficult … Continue reading

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OTFA / AFYD Junior Competition – Round 1 ( 29th May2015)

With a strong wind from the west, the young anglers spread along the Westquoy shore, James on the fly and Jack, Ieuan and Thomas on torpedo floats and flies or bubble and bait. The unusually high water level of the … Continue reading

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Stronsay School angling trip to Harray and Kirbister (24th & 25th May 2015)

As you may have noticed, we’ve had a pretty poor spring… Actually, a couple of days ago, I read that the month of May had been as wet as the month of November, which is usually the wettest of the … Continue reading

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