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FRA Conservation Guidelines - 2016

The FRA has released new guidelines for conservation of salmon and sea trout in the River Fowey and it’s tributaries.

The guidelines are effective from the start of the 2016 season -

  1. Return 2 in every 3 rod-caught salmon to the River Fowey.
  2. Maintain the current Fowey season limit of 1 salmon per day, 2 per week and 5 per season.
  3. Return all sea trout over 24” (c.6lbs) to support future breeding stock.
  4. Keep no more than 2 sea trout per day before June 1st; keep no more than 4 sea trout per day after June 1st