On the lookout for

Diseased Salmon

Wild salmon have been caught in Norway and North East Scotland with abdominal haemorraging and ulcerations. There are also unconfirmed reports of a few of these type of diseased salmon having been caught on the Tyne and the Wear. Should any angler catch one of these fish they are requested not to remove or handle the fish and if possible take any photograph. If you do then please contact the EA incident hotline on freephone number 0800 807060 and supply the necessary details.