Official bear with armband policing the fishing bears.
The Scottish Word:

Weel.

I’m weel paid by the Natural Resources fur Profit™ corporation tae keep you lot frae o’er indulging, at least until they’ve vacuumed the river o aw life fur the last time.

If it’s bigger than yer belly ye canni keep it.

Drap it back in the watter Senga. They’ll hoover it up upstream along wi everything else.

Translation:

weel: well

I’m well paid by the Natural Resources for Profit™ corporation to keep you lot from over indulging, at least until they’ve vacuumed the river of all life for the last time.

If it’s bigger than your stomach you cannot keep it.

Drop it back in the water Senga. They’ll hoover it up upstream along with everything else.

wil
The Scottish Word: weel with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.

Why fish need trees and trees need fish.

A study concluded that trees on the banks of salmon-stocked rivers grow more than three times faster than their counterparts along salmon-free rivers and, growing side by side with salmon, Sitka spruce take 86 years, rather the usual 300 years, to reach 50 cm thick.

In fact the whole riverside system benefits see this article from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Scotland Plants Trees along Rivers.

With Climate Forcing and land use in Scotland very often extended right to the edge of burns and rivers, the water can become too warm for salmon to reproduce. They like it cold.

So the Salmon Fisheries Industry is intending to plant millions of trees as shade on the banks of these burns and rivers to try and to help increase the wild salmon population. See this short article in the Guardian UK Newspaper.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.