• River Ayr District Salmon Fishery Board Working For The River Ayr And Its Tributaries

  • River Ayr District Salmon Fishery Board Working For The River Ayr And Its Tributaries

  • River Ayr District Salmon Fishery Board Working For The River Ayr And Its Tributaries

What We Do

The River Ayr District Salmon Fishery Board manages the protection, enhancement and conservation of the Atlantic salmon and sea trout stocks in the River Ayr.

Salmon Fishing

The River Ayr is the largest of the Ayrshire salmon rivers and it has some excellent fly fishing water. As with all the Ayrshire rivers the River Ayr is primarily a summer and autumn fishery.

River Catchment

The River Ayr has a catchment area of 574 square kilometres and its principal tributaries include the Greenock Water, Lugar Water, Water of Fail and Water of Coyle.
 

River Ayr unfishable today!

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River Ayr unfishable today… on many beats. That’s the situation many anglers must have faced when they turned up at the river this morning. From Catrine downstream at least as far as Failford was affected early on following very localised heavy rain overnight. The pollution was travelling downstream and I expect by mid day, most […]

AYR DSFB AGM

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The Clerk to the DSFB announces that the AGM will be held in Mauchline at the Kilmarnock Supporters Club at 7.00pm on the 3rd August 2017.

Ayr DSFB Code of Conduct

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Here’s the revised Code of Conduct for 2017 hat applies to all salmon fishing throughout the catchment. Local Club rules also apply.   RIVER AYR DISTRICT SALMON FISHERY BOARD  (Revised Code of Conduct 2017 Category 2 River ) The National Policy for Catch and Release of Salmon is supported by the Board.   The Board requests […]

Marine Scotland Science Salmon Tracking

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MSS are operating a salmon tracking project that aims to identify where salmon tagged at Armadale on Skye, end up. This project is in addition to conservation measures that have placed restrictions on mixed stock coastal netting. An acoustic tracking receiver was placed in Ayr Habour today by Ayrshire Rivers Trust for MSS and the […]

Tags Wanted Reward

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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 dorsalfin, then please remove it by cutting through the plastic cord to remove the acoustic tag (black cylinder). Please note that the colour of the cord […]