Angling during ‘Lock Down’

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We have been contacted by several angling clubs on whether angling is permitted at the current time. The Government announcement on the 23rd of March included the following: The only permissible reasons to leave your home are as follows: -to shop for basic necessities and that should be limited to once a day -to take […]

Minutes from the Ayr Board Meeting 28/01/20

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Minutes from the Board meetings will be published on these web pages once they have been approved by the Board at the next meeting. This will commence with publication of minutes from the meeting of the 28th January 2020 on approval after the next meeting  date has yet to be confirmed). Currently there are several […]

Catch returns from 2019 UPDATED

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The reported catches from all Ayr and Lugar waters are as below: 44 salmon killed, 163 released making a total reported catch of 207 9 sea trout were reported and all were returned.   Missing catch data from 4 influential clubs within the catchment – Muirkirk, Tarbolton, Annbank and Ayr. This doesn’t help and it […]

Ayr DSFB Meeting

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The next River Ayr DSFB will take place on Tuesday 28th January 2020 at 6.00pm in Ayrshire Rivers Trust office. This meeting  is open to the public and limited seating will be available.  

The end of the Fishing Season

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Well that’s another salmon and trout fishing season over and while we expect it was better than in 2018, it still wasn’t a particularly good season. The Autumn run was again poor but thankfully, there were still a few fish making it upstream. The Lugar often has the better back end run and we will […]