Fish welfare in hot weather...

These prolonged bouts of dry weather can affect fish. Where water levels fall, low dissolved oxygen levels can put fish at risk, especially during warm weather and where there is a lot of weed growth. Our chalk streams should provide consistent low water temperature but please

take care over fish welfare:. please take particular care when playing, landing and releasing trout during warm weather. We should avoid fishing if the water temperature exceeds 18°C by midmorning. - please let me know asp. Please unhook fish in the water if possible and only take them out of the water for unhooking if absolutely necessary. Take photos in the water - keeping a fish in the air, even for a few seconds, can greatly reduce its chances of surviving after capture and going on to spawn successfully.

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