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THE GREAT TAY SALMON

Thanks to the kindness of Mr Alex P Lyle and of Messrs PD Malloch, we are able to give the photograph of Miss Ballantine and of her splendid 64lb salmon, whose capture was recorded in last week’s Field.

We are also able to show scales of the fish by which its age may be made out. They were not easy to read and the central part, as is not uncommon with scales of heavy autumn fish, was obscure, but the salmon had not spawned previously and it had, we should say, spent two years in fresh water as a parr, three

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