Fisheries Management Planning

The FMP is our main planning tool and sets out our aims and objectives

The Fisheries Management Plan  plan sets out the programme of works required to protect and enhance populations of native fish and their habitats. It covers the entire catchments of the Aberdeenshire River Dee and the neighbouring rivers of the Cowie and Carron Waters. In a change from previous plans it also looks at the inshore and offshore environments. 

Aberdeenshire Dee Fisheries Management Plan 2015-2018


Smolt Tracking Report Shows Interesting Results

October 11, 2016

The smolt tagging and tracking project is a three year programme of work. Fifty smolts, captured in the lower catchment, were fitted with internal acoustic tags and tracked in spring 2016. These smolts were tracked as they migrated through the lower 22 miles of the Dee and inner harbour.

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