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Kirkbister Loch OTFA / AFYD school competition

  The 2017 Kirbister Loch OTFA /AFYD school competition was held on Thursday 1st June. Conditions were reasonably favourable with a light South wind and good cloud cover. The 14 KGS competitors arrived on the Kirkwall-Houton bus and walked to … Continue reading

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KGS activities – 1st June – Kirbister Loch

I received this little report from Skip Sommervile which covers the first day of the KGS end of term activities.   Wednesday  1st June fishing activity on Kirbister Loch The weather was a moderate cold North wind creating difficult angling conditions, … Continue reading

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OTFA / AFYD School Competition – Kirbister Loch – 2nd June

The OTFA/ AFYD  school competition was held on Kirbister loch on Thursday  2nd June. The weather was dire, with a very strong and cold North wind and heavy showers. This year, only KGS pupils were involved and 15 of them … Continue reading

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Fry release on Bea Loch (21/03/2016)

The latest news from Sanday where pupils released their troot fry today…

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Orphir Primary School release their peedie troot!

Yesterday, Friday, 18th March, Orphir Primary released their fry into the burn which runs through the school ground. A big thank you to Mr Erskine for sending me the following report so promptly and well done to the children and … Continue reading

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“Troot in the Shed” at Stromness Primary

Last week, Mr Cowan emailed me some photos of his pupils at Stromness Primary, setting-up the tank with the ova and making sure the water was kept cool. Cool, oxygenated water is the key to success to hatch the eggs and … 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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