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Nith Sea Trout Experience – week 3

July 2, 2018

Congratulations to John Mulligan who caught a 10lb sea trout (a PB for him) whilst fishing Friars Carse beat on the River Nith last Friday night (29th June) as part of the NDSFB’s Nith Sea Trout experience. John and his brother had (Read More…)

Angling Taster Days

June 29, 2018

Come and join us for a day of fishing near Dumfries. Our qualified instructors will teach you the basics of angling and guide you whilst you fish for rainbow trout on a loch. All equipment is provided. This is a free event (Read More…)

Nith Sea Trout Experience Week 1

June 18, 2018

This is the forth year that the Nith District Salmon Fishery Board have run the Nith Sea Trout Experience in conjunction with seven Salmon Fishery proprietors along the River Nith.  Last Friday night (15th June) saw 39 sea trout anglers taking to (Read More…)

Nith Sea Trout Experience 2018

April 25, 2018

Registration is now open for this year’s ‘Nith Sea Trout Experience’. Following the success of the sea trout experience in previous years the Nith District Salmon Fishery Board is repeating the ‘Nith Trout Experience’ event over four Fridays 15 June to 6 July. (Read More…)

Fish Stocking Crawick Water

March 27, 2018

Nith District Salmon Fishery Board (NDSFB), assisted by representatives of Scottish Power Energy Networks stocked some sea trout and salmon fry into the Crawick Water at Sanquhar.  This exercise was part of a suite of mitigation measures considered appropriate to reduce the (Read More…)

Notice of Trust Annual General Meeting 2018

February 27, 2018

Monday 19th March 2018 at 6pm Trust Office, Blackwood Estate, Auldgirth Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Nith Catchment Fishery Trust will be held at the Trust Office, Blackwood Estate, Auldgirth on Monday 19th March 2018 at 6pm. (Read More…)

Notice of Annual Meeting of Qualified Proprietors

20 MARCH 2018 at 10am FRIARS CARSE COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL, AULDGIRTH, DUMFRIES The following matters will be considered:- – The activities of the Board for the year to 30.11.17 (detailed in the annual report). – Consideration of the annual report and accounts. (Read More…)

Opening Day of Salmon Fishing Season 2018 on the River Nith

February 26, 2018

A cold day with flakes of snow blowing on the wind welcomed the start of the Salmon Fishing season for 2018 on the River Nith.  This year’s opening ceremony was held at Dalswinton Estate, near Auldgirth.  The event was well attended by (Read More…)

Summary of the fishing season on the River Nith for 2017

February 6, 2018

The recorded catch of salmon for the 2017 season was 695 by rods with an 89% catch and release rate and 133 caught by nets with a 70% catch and release rate. These figures remained consistent with those of the previous two (Read More…)

River Nith Conservation policy and River Status – Season 2018

January 12, 2018

At its most recent meeting of the Nith District Salmon Fishery Board (NDSFB) the subject of the conservation status of the salmon stocks within the Nith catchment was discussed.  The Scottish Government have provisionally assigned the river with Category 1 status upstream (Read More…)

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