Managing salmon fisheries in England and on the Border Esk

Closes 9 Oct 2017

6.3. Possible options for rod fisheries - improving survival of released salmon (voluntary measures)

This section looks at voluntary measures to improve the survival of caught and released salmon.

Questions 6.3a and 6.3c are for all consultees.

Question 6.3b is for angling club and fishery owners.

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Q6.3a (This question is for all consultees to answer and is about the best practice recommendations for catch and release). Do you agree with the catch and release best practice recommendations?

Q6.3b (This question is for angling club and fishery owners). With reference to the catch and release best practice recommendations in Section 6.3.3, which, if any, of these would you have difficulty applying to the waters under your control?

Please tick as many that apply.

Q6.3c (This question is for all consultees to answer and is about other ways that you might improve salmon surviving capture). Are there any other catch and release best practice recommendations that you feel should be included?