Fish pass maintenance

Posted · Add Comment

While the Board actively encourage landowners/operators to maintain their assets on the rivers within the catchment, it is not the DSFB’s responsibility to clear fish passes for them. Indeed the Board doesn’t empoly staff capable of doing so. The Board however, being a statutory body can pursue landowners that fail to manage and maintain fish […]

Changes to the Board’s operation

Posted · Add Comment

The Ayr DSFB met yesterday for the first time since ‘lockdown’ commenced. The pandemic has made it impossible to hold a public board meeting or AGM for some time but there were urgent matters needing addressed and the Board met in open air yesterday to attend to these matters. Forbes Watson has been retained as […]

Next DSFB meeting

Posted · Add Comment

The next River Ayr DSFB meeting will be held in Private following social distancing rules and as such the meeting won’t be open to the Public. While we understand this is unfortunate, it is also unavoidable under current Scottish Government Covid 19 guidance. The Board has several pressing issues to discuss and decided to meet […]

Angling during ‘Lock Down’

Posted · Add Comment

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

Posted · Add Comment

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 […]