Wild Fisheries Reform

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The Scottish Government today made an announcement on the killing of wild salmon in Scotland. This means the Ayr is now a catch and release fishery for salmon, the conservation regulations already in place meant all fish were to be returned until 31st March 2016, the regulations and relevant legislation will be amended to extend […]


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The upper reaches on both the Ayr and Lugar are reporting numbers of salmon in pools up and down the beats. Middle and Lower beats are still reporting good numbers of fish. Please remember to send in pictures of your catches with as much detail as possible and we can put them on the website. […]

Catrine Fish Pass

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Most will be aware that work has been continuing in an effort to improve fish passage over the obstructions at Catrine.  It is well known that the fish pass as it was never operated as effectively as it should or could.  Ayrshire Rivers Trust have been working hard over the last two years in an […]