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Railway Landslip

February 18, 2020

The Dumfries to Kilmarnock railway line has suffered from a landslip recently which has resulted in the partial closure of the railway line.  The landslip has occurred on a section of railway between Portrack Viaduct and Auldgirth Village at a narrow section (Read More…)


2019 Catch Return Data

January 22, 2020

The salmon and sea trout returns for 2019 have been compiled from catch returns and there has been a slight improvement in numbers. Salmon and Grilse – 586 salmon and grilse were caught by rod and line and 158 by nets. Sea (Read More…)


Nith Conservation Policy 2020

January 21, 2020

The Nith District Salmon Fishery Board have considered their Conservation Policy for the 2020 season.  The Nith has been assigned Category 3 status which dictates that no salmon may be taken within the River Nith catchment or its estuary. For full details (Read More…)


River Nith 2020 Fishing Season Opening Event


The Nith District Salmon Fishery Board, in association with Buccleuch Estates Ltd, are hosting an opening event for the 2020 salmon fishing season on the Upper Beat of the River Nith at Drumlanrig, Thornhill on Tuesday 25th of February.  This event is (Read More…)


River Nith Salmon/Sea Trout Experience Days 2019

September 9, 2019

The River Nith held a salmon fishing open day on Saturday 31st August 2019.  This event followed a similar theme as, the already established, sea trout open events held annually on the Nith in recent years.  When organising a specific fishing event (Read More…)


River Nith Salmon Fishing Experience 2019

July 22, 2019

31st August 2019 Following the success of the Sea Trout Experience since its inception in 2015, the Nith District Salmon Fishery Board is pleased to announce the ‘River Nith Salmon Fishing Experience’.  This event is intended to provide an opportunity for anglers (Read More…)


2019 River Nith Sea Trout Experience

July 10, 2019

The 2019 River Nith Sea Trout Experience has now closed and we are collating the data from the results gained from the participants.  Thankfully the weather was kind to us this year with conditions conducive to sea trout fishing.  Sea trout were (Read More…)


Free Angling Taster Days

June 14, 2019

Ever wanted to try your hand at fishing? Come and join us for a day of fishing.  Our qualified instructors will teach you the basics of angling and guide you whilst you fish for rainbow trout on a loch near Auldgirth, DUMFRIES.  (Read More…)


Nith Sea Trout Experience 2019

May 2, 2019

Following the success of the Sea Trout Experience since its inception in 2015, the Nith District Salmon Fishery Board is pleased to announce that the ‘Nith Sea Trout Experience’ will be run again during 2019. Fishing beats on the river have been (Read More…)


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 www.river-nith.com/the-river-nith/river-nith-annual-fishing-catches


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