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NASCO visit the Nith

September 6, 2012

Saturday June 9th saw an International delegation visit the River Nith in its head waters.  This was the culmination of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation (NASCO) conference which was being hosted by the Scottish Government in Edinburgh this year.  NASCO last (Read More…)

Sanquhar Salmon Schooled

September 3, 2012

Salmon stocks in the Crawick Water received a boost recently by a project supported by the Nith Catchment Fishery Trust (NCFT).  The Trust manages a project which involves pupils from schools throughout the Nith catchment incubating salmon eggs in their school class (Read More…)

Fishy Fun @ the Fair!

August 30, 2012

The River Nith Fisheries Management team attended the recent Galloway Country Fair at Drumlanrig.  The Board and Trust shared a marquee and displayed many aspects of their work.  Both organisations recognise the importance of engaging with the public and see this event, (Read More…)

Galloway Country Fair

July 30, 2012

The Nith Catchment Fishery Trust and Nith District Salmon Fishery Board are having a stall at the Galloway Country Fair again this year and would like to invite you to visit us at the Nith Fisheries Management Tent on the 18th and (Read More…)

MSP Visit To The Nith

April 10, 2012

MSP Jim Hume visited the River Nith on Monday 24th September 2012.  The visit was planned to coincide with the Freshwater Fisheries and Aquaculture Bill currently being considered by the Scottish Government.  Alan Wells, Policy and Planning Officer for the Association of (Read More…)

Invaders Arrive in the Nith

February 11, 2012

North American Signal Crayfish (NASC) have been discovered in Lochrutton, a loch in the lower western catchment of the River Nith.  This invasive non-native species has been spread to a number of catchments in Scotland and is having an adverse impact on (Read More…)

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