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2018 recorded fish catches

February 15, 2019

The fish catch returns for the River Nith have been collated for the 2018 fishing season.  They amounted to a total of 630 salmon and grilse and 590 sea trout (all methods). Further breakdown of the catches can be found at

River Nith 2019 Fishing Season Opening Event

January 15, 2019

The Nith District Salmon Fishery Board, in association with Dumfries and Galloway Angling Association, are hosting an opening event for the 2019 salmon fishing season on the River Nith at Carnsalloch on Monday 25th of February.  This event is intended to bring (Read More…)

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…)

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