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Family Fishing Day on the Nith

December 9, 2014

Family Fishing Day on the Nith 22nd November 2014 A fishing day on the River Nith near Nunholm was recently held to provide young people with the opportunity to learn how to fish, improve their casting and try their luck at catching (Read More…)

Wild Fisheries Review

December 1, 2014

Over the summer months we have been working with partner fishery management agencies to contribute to the Wild Fisheries Review.  This review has been conducted by Mr Andrew Thin assisted by a team of experienced individuals within the sector.  The review, commissioned by (Read More…)

Year 2 of the Trust’s Fishing for the Future Project is now underway!

November 21, 2014

Over the last couple of weeks we have had great fun delivering Session 1 of the Fishing for the Future Project and have already had a staggering 289 people through the hatchery door. During this session participants are introduced to Atlantic salmon (Read More…)

The Fishing For The Future Project Year One Report

November 10, 2014

The Fishing for the Future Project has now been up and running for a year. See the link below for further information. Fishing for the Future Year One Report 2014

Fly Fishing & Education Day

Fly Fishing & Education Day on 22nd November 2014 from 10am to 2pm at Nunholm Car Park, Dumfries.  Booking essential Join us for a fun filled fish day including: Casting lessons for beginners Casting clinic for experienced anglers Live salmon, trout and other (Read More…)

Family Fishing Day at Dock Park

November 4, 2014

The Nith Catchment Fishery Trust hosted the third Family Fishing Day this year on the 23rd of October at the newly renovated Dock Park in Dumfries town centre.   We were extremely lucky with the weather and even got some sunshine in the (Read More…)

Chinese Mitten Crabs found in Scotland for the first time

September 29, 2014

The remains of a Chinese mitten crab has been discovered in the River Clyde causing concern amongst Scottish salmon rivers.  These invasive non-native species where first found in the River Thames in 1935 and since then they have become established in a (Read More…)

Hydro Health Checks

September 17, 2014

In recent years there have been many proposals to develop micro hydro schemes on watercourses within the River Nith catchment.  The Board and Trust consider these proposals carefully to assess their potential impacts on the fish communities in the surrounding area.  This (Read More…)

Galloway Country Fair 2014

August 25, 2014

River Nith Team at the Galloway Country Fair 2014 For the fourth year running the Nith District Salmon Fishery Board and Nith Catchment Fishery Trust attended Galloway Country Fair and whilst it wasn’t as wet as it has been in previous years (Read More…)

Civic Pride on the River Nith

August 4, 2014

Team Effort: Staff from the Nith District Salmon Fishery Board and Nith Catchment Fishery Trust spent a day with Morris and John from Dumfries Civic Pride removing the Himalayan Balsam from the islands on the Whitesands in Dumfries.  This will be a (Read More…)

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