A group of women took to the banks of the Spey this weekend to tackle traditional notions of fishing as an exclusively male pursuit.
Anglers are pinning their hopes on 2015 being a better year as the opening of the salmon season on two major rivers looms.
Work is underway to create better conditions for freshwater pearl mussels following a dramatic decline of the species in a key Highland river.
An emergency response was triggered by a Territorial Army training exercise on the banks of the River Spey this morning.
Salmon and trout populations in the north and north-east could be under threat from an invasive crab classed as one of the top 100 worst alien species in the world, it has been claimed.
Millions of freshwater pearl mussels in the north's biggest river have been killed in the past 15 years.
The hunt is on for poachers who have been targeting endangered freshwater pearl mussels in the River Spey.
Dave Craig has two great passions in life. He loves the fast-flowing waters of the River Spey and he is also a Scotch whisky enthusiast.