The Brown Trout season ends

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Just a wee reminder that today is the last official day of the brown trout season wherever you are in the UK. Local rules may apply with club waters but none over rule the official closed period for brown trout angling. It reopens on the 15th March 2019.

Fly Through Video

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This video was shot in the middle river at Barskimming. It allows viewers to see the river from a completely different perspective. More beats will be filmed as time allows and the intention is to use this to identify and highlight where improvements can be made. Ayrshire Rivers Trust can be contacted should anyone want […]

Written permission

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The bailiffs have asked the Board to remind anglers that they must be able to provide written permission if asked when on the river. The Law states clearly that anyone fishing for salmon must carry written permission and produce it when requested by a warranted bailiff. Clubs may also require written permission to be produce […]

River Camera

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Just a reminder that there is a Farson Digital river camera on the Ayr. It is located at Tarholm in the lower river but gives anglers the ability to check the condition of the river  before they set off for a days fishing. The Board and Trust arranged this camera for the benefit of anglers. […]

Ayr and Lugar Season Clock

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With effect from the 31st March 2016, the Scottish Government has passed legislation designed to conserve stocks that requires all salmon and grilse to be released in 2016. These conservation measures  are supported by the Board and will be enforced. These conservation measures are in addition to previous legislation prohibiting the taking of salmon and […]