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December 15, 2016

BULLETIN  DECEMBER 2016   Following the announcement by Scottish Government (“SG”) of the 2017 conservation categories for all Scottish rivers, the Nith System was designated Cat 3. For 2017, the effect of which in short would have been 100% catch and release (Read More…)

River Nith Category 2 for the 2017 season

December 2, 2016

Many fishers on the River Nith will have enthusiastically read the recent announcement from the Scottish Government that the River Nith’s conservation status has been elevated to category 2 for the coming 2017 season.  This follows a lengthy detailed appeal process in (Read More…)

Grayling Fishing River Nith

With the closing of the 2016 salmon fishing season many anglers attention is drawn to the productive grayling angling to be experienced on many beats on the River Nith.  Indeed at time of writing this (2nd December) I note quite a few (Read More…)

Conservation Limits River Nith 2017

September 22, 2016

The River Nith has been assigned Category 3 status by the Scottish Government for the 2017 fishing season, resulting in a 100% catch and release policy for salmon. The NDSFB and NCFT have been working to improve the data used by the (Read More…)

Nith Sea Trout Event Weeks 1 and 2

June 29, 2016

Week 1 – The first week of the sea trout event kicked off with low water and perfect conditions for sea trout fishing. In total 5 sea trout and 10 brown trout were caught with a few good fish lost as well. (Read More…)

River Nith Sea Trout Experience 2016

April 22, 2016

This event is now fully booked! Following the success of the Sea Trout Experience during 2015, the Nith District Salmon Fishery Board is repeating the River Nith Sea Trout Experience event again during 2016. Fishing beats on the river have been kindly (Read More…)

Water Bailiffs Conference 2016 held in the Nith catchment

April 1, 2016

The National Scottish Water Bailiffs conference was hosted by the Nith District Salmon Fishery Board this year. The event was very well attended with Water Bailiffs travelling from all over Scottish to attend. The first day included talks by Jeff Gibbons from (Read More…)

New Vacancy – Project Assistant

March 16, 2016

We have a new vacancy with the Nith Catchment Fishery Trust for a Project assistant. Full-time position with 1-year initial contract (potential to be extended depending on funding) £17,000 – £19,000 pro-rata (depending on experience) Auldgirth, Dumfries Closing date: 4th April 2016 (Read More…)

Nith Fishery Trust 2015 annual report

March 11, 2016

The Nith Catchment Fishery Trust has just published its 2015 annual report which presents all of the work carried out by the Trust during 2015 including its Fishing for the Future project and updates on the continued control of Invasive Non-native Species. (Read More…)

Notice of Trust Annual General Meeting

March 2, 2016

Monday 14th March 2016 at 7:00pm Holywood Village Hall, Holywood, Dumfries Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Nith Catchment Fishery Trust will be held at Holywood Hall, Holywood, Dumfries on 14 March 2016 at 7.00pm. Business will include: (Read More…)

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