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St Neot Salmon Hatchery

Following a study into the suitability of either Colliford or Park Pit for a new Hatchery to restock the St Neot with Salmon - South West Water have announced that Colliford is the preferred site for a Hatchery.

South West Water will design and commission the new Hatchery - due to produce 40,000 Salmon Fry for The St Neot River - and FRA Ltd will be contracted to run the Hatchery.

It is planned that the Hatchery will start a rearing programme in October 2016 with the first fish stocking due the following autumn, September/October 2017.

This announcement comes after much work and negotiations between South West Water, The Fowey Rivers Association, West Country Rivers Trust and The Environment Agency - all under the jurisdiction of The Fowey Fisheries Resources Group.