Study visit in Estonia, 2019

In September of 2019 a study visit took place in Estonia with representatives from RETROUT and participations from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Finland and Sweden. The aim of the visit was to present and discuss Estonian RETROUT project…

Creating habitats for migrating fish

The Swedish angler and fishing association (Sportfiskarna) have been creating habitats migrating fish such as trout. They are created so that the river will be more suited for spawning and for juveniles to grow before they head out to sea again.…

River restoration in Bränningeån, Södertälje municipality

One of the rivers that is a part of the RETROUT restorations project is located in Södertälje municipality, south of Stockholm, Sweden. This area was identified to have the potential for being a suitable mating ground for the sea trout. For…
Photos from Smeltalė river, LithuaniaNerijus Nika

Sea trout are back in Lithuanian river after successful restoration

Sea trout are reproducing again in parts of the Smeltalė river in Lithuania after a successful restoration exercise under the Baltic-wide RETROUT project. “We counted 13 new sea trout nests within only two months after the restoration…