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Notice of Trust Annual General Meeting 6pm Tuesday 29th June 2021

June 9, 2021

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Nith Catchment Fishery Trust will be held via Zoom on Tuesday 29th June 2021 at 6pm. Business will include:– an update of the Trust’s work during 2020– the presentation of the Trust (Read More…)

June 8, 2021

Notice NITH DISTRICT SALMONFISHERY BOARD Annual Public Meeting – 30 June 2021 Due to Covid 19 restrictions and current advice from Scottish Government and Fishery Management Scotland, Nith District Salmon Fishery Board has deemed it necessary to convene its Annual Public Meeting (Read More…)

Nith Catchment Fishery Trust Annual Report 2020

May 20, 2021

The Nith Catchment Fishery Trust Annual Report for 2020 is now available and can be downloaded below.

What Risks do the Smolts Face?

March 29, 2021

The Nith Salmon Smolt Tracking Project is designed to increase our understanding of the Atlantic salmon smolts that live in our river and about what they experience during their migration to the coast. Though there are gaps in our knowledge about the (Read More…)

Nith Salmon Smolt Tracking Project

March 19, 2021

We have some exciting news about a new upcoming project! This year the Nith Catchment Fishery Trust will be tagging 50 of the salmon smolts leaving two of our main tributaries, the Mennock and Crawick waters as part of a project called (Read More…)

Opening of the River Nith salmon fishing season

February 25, 2021

Today we would normally be celebrating the first day of the River Nith’s salmon fishing season by getting together on the banks of the Nith to toast the river with a splash of whisky. Unfortunately, that has not been possible this year (Read More…)

Annual Meeting of Qualified Proprietors

February 23, 2021

TUESDAY 30th MARCH 2021 at 10am VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING The following matters will be considered:- – The activities of the Board for the year to 30.11.20 (detailed in the annual report). – Consideration of the annual report and accounts. – The proposed (Read More…)

Reporting of Farmed Salmon caught in the River Nith

February 12, 2021

Following a number of escapes of farmed salmon last year, we would like to remind anglers that any farmed salmon caught within the Nith system this coming season should be reported to Fishery Management Scotland. To do this, please follow the link (Read More…)

River Nith salmon and sea trout catches 2020

January 20, 2021

The 2020 catch returns for salmon and sea trout have been received from proprietors and can be viewed here.

Covid-19 Update on Angling

May 28, 2020

Today, 28th May 2020, the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon announced the first phase of the easing of lockdown restrictions. This includes the resumption of outdoor sports such as angling as of 29th May 2020. For full guidance see notes from Fisheries Management (Read More…)

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