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Galloway Fisheries Trust

Fisheries House, Station Industrial Estate, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. DG8 6ND
Telephone: 01671 403011 · Fax: 01671 402248 · Scottish Registered Charity No. SC020751

Looking downstream on the River Cree

Brown Trout

Looking upstream on the River Bladnoch

Felling of commercial forestry in Galloway Forest Park

Looking upstream on the River Luce

North American Signal Crayfish

The sandy beach at Loch Grannoch

Belted Galloway Cattle, or 'Belties'

Fly fishing on the River Cree

Murray's Monument

A small upland burn

A stoneloach

The High Cree, looking towards Cairnsmore of Fleet

A small waterfall on the Buchan Burn

A salmon from the Kirkcudbrightshire Dee

Galloway Fisheries Trust News 2017


Bladnoch District Salmon Fishery Board: Notice of Meetings
Posted: 09 November 2017

Notice of meetings of the River Bladnoch DSFB

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Diary dates for Urr DSFB board meeting and AGM
Posted: 16 October 2017

Urr DSFB Board Meeting (7.00pm, 27th November 2017) Urr DSFB AGM (7.00pm, 12th March 2018) Both meetings to be held at the Market Inn, Queen Street, Castle Douglas.

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Vacancy at Galloway Fisheries Trust (maternity cover)
Posted: 10 September 2017

Maternity Cover is required from October 2017 until May 2018 (8 months) for a Fisheries Biologist Post. This is a full time fixed term post. Closing dates for applications is 9am 25th September 2017.

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Gas pipeline goes through the River Urr
Posted: 05 September 2017

Over 2000 fish were rescued from the crossing site before the GNI gas pipeline is installed under the riverbed of the Urr

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Kirkcowan Fishing Competition - 19th August 2017
Posted: 30 August 2017

Adult Best Fish was won by William Salfenmoser for a 19lb pike caught on Dalreagle and to Conal Sinclair in the Junior category for a mixture of trout and pike caught on the Tarf

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Marine Scotland salmon tracking project
Posted: 21 July 2017

Marine Scotland is tracking salmon from July 2017 and would like your help!

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Loch Ken Fisheries Study - Open Event: Wednesday 19th July, CatStrand, New Galloway, 7pm
Posted: 14 July 2017

We will be presenting the findings from this study at an event in New Galloway next week. All welcome to attend.

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Luce and Fleet DSFB meeting dates
Posted: 12 June 2017

The Luce DSFB AGM will be held at 10 am on Tuesday 27th June at Lochinch Castle, Castle Kennedy. The Water of Fleet DSFB AGM will take place on Tuesday 4th July at 6.30 pm in the Murray Arms hotel, Gatehouse of Fleet.

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Date announced for the 2017 Galloway FT fund raising Dinner Auction
Posted: 21 May 2017

We are very pleased to announce that the 2017 Galloway Fisheries Trust Fundraising Dinner Auction will be held on Saturday 26th August 2017 at Lochinch Castle, Castle Kennedy, Stranraer. The other worthy charities which will be supported are Marie Curie and Combat Stress.

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Kirkcudbright Academy help assess conditions for Arctic charr at Loch Grannoch
Posted: 21 April 2017

Pupils from Kirkcudbright Academy help us by assessing the habitat and water quality of two tributaries near Loch Grannoch

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NOTICE OF DEE (Kirkcudbrightshire) DSFB AGM
Posted: 15 March 2017

The AGM of the Dee(K)DSFB will be held at Parton Village Hall on Thursday 13th April 2017

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Loch Ken Fisheries Study - Voucher Winners
Posted: 13 March 2017

Congratulations to Gordon Houston, Steve Wood and Richard Vernon who recently won £50 angling tackle vouchers as part of the Loch Ken Fisheries Study

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DSFB Conservation Measures for Grade 1 & 2 Galloway Rivers
Posted: 08 March 2017

Important conservation measures put in place by local DSFB's following the annual re-grading of rivers as part of the 'Conservation of Salmon (Scotland) Regulations 2016' Act

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Investigation into 'grilse error'
Posted: 21 February 2017

After receiving scales from anglers over the 2016 fishing season, they've all been read and the data has been analysed. The results are in.

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Bladnoch DSFB meeting cancelled
Posted: 19 January 2017

Bladnoch DSFB meeting on 15th February 2017 CANCELLED

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Bladnoch DSFB meeting
Posted: 15 January 2017

Date of next Bladnoch DSFB meeting

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