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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…)

Trout fishing at Slatehouse Loch, Drumlanrig Castle

October 19, 2017

We had another successful fishing day with the Nith Young Anglers on the 18th October. This time we were at Slatehouse Loch on Drumlanrig Estate who kindly donated the use of the loch for the day, freshly stocked with rainbow trout. Thank (Read More…)

Sea trout fishing with the Nith Young Anglers

July 21, 2017

On the 19th July, members of the Nith Young Anglers Club joined Debbie, Jim and David to learn how to catch sea trout on the River Nith. Buccleuch Estates had kindly donated the middle beat for the Nith Young Anglers to use (Read More…)

Pacific Pink Salmon – Fisheries Management Scotland Advice

July 17, 2017

Following the recent reports of non-native Pacific Pink Salmon in Scotland (Rivers Ness, Dee and Helmsdale) Fisheries Management Scotland have issued identification information and what to do if you capture one, please use the link below to see full details. 170711 – (Read More…)

Armadale Salmon Tracking Project

June 16, 2017

Tags Wanted  Reward Marine Scotland is tracking salmon from July 2017 and would like your help. If you catch a salmon with a tag (as shown in the attached photograph) near the dorsal fin, then please remove it by cutting through the (Read More…)

Nith Sea Trout Experience 2017 – Registration is closed

May 23, 2017

Registration for this year’s Nith Sea Trout Experience is now closed.  If you would like to be added to the reserved list contact the office by calling 01387 740043 or email Full details of the event can be found on our (Read More…)

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