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Salmon Red Skin Disease

Over recent weeks Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has received increasing number of reports of salmon being caught with signs of ‘Red Skin Disease’.

Along with NRW, UFA considered it important to share NRW briefing note with you so that you know:

  •  what to look out for and
  •  where and what to report.

To open the Briefing Note click on this link:

Briefing Note on Red Skin Disease


Where and what to report

NRW ask that you report dead, distressed or dying fish, by contacting its incident hotline immediately: 0300 065 3000

  • Where? Please provide a grid reference if possible, for example, NT 252 735. Otherwise, you should provide an accurate description of the location
  • What is the report? Take a photograph of the fish if you can
  • When did the observation take place?

Usk Fishing Association

The Chairman
The Estate Office
Glanusk Park

Tel. 01873 810414

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