Nethermills counter is installed and operational

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We are pleased to report that the Nethermills counter has been installed in the upper fish pass at Dampark, Ayr. This counter will allow Scottish Government and Ayrshire Rivers Trust to count and video salmon and trout entering  and leaving the river via the fish pass. Once the system has been operated for a few […]

New River Ayr DSFB elected at the Triennium meeting

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At the AGM and Triennium Elections on the 5th April 2022, a new District Salmon Fishery Board and convenor were elected. Members of the new River Ayr District Salmon Fishery Board include: Alan Hill – Barskimming Estate Fishings (Chair) Max Stobbs – Mauchline and Ballochmyle Angling Club Alex Reid – Cumnock Angling Association Robin Wilson […]

RADSFB meeting

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The next Ayr DSFB meeting will be held on the 27th October. Unfortunately due to Covid, social distancing requirements will mean this is a closed meeting for Board members only.   Hopefully the Board will be able to return to open meetings asap but that decision will be taken based on the prevailing Government advice […]

Code of Conduct for River Ayr anglers 2021

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River Ayr District Salmon Fishery Board Code of Conduct 2021. The river and its tributaries are Category 3 status and all rod caught salmon must be returned. The National policy for catch and release in a category 3 river applies to the River Ayr in 2021. It is mandatory that all angling clubs and anglers […]