Looking downstream on the River Cree
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
A small upland burn
The High Cree, looking towards Cairnsmore of Fleet
A small waterfall on the Buchan Burn
A salmon from the Kirkcudbrightshire Dee
GFT are advertising now for an intern to work for 5 months on the rare fish species called sparling
The GFT is now advertising a vacancy for an internship working on the rare fish Sparling for five months.
Notice of meetings of the River Bladnoch DSFB
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.
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.
Over 2000 fish were rescued from the crossing site before the GNI gas pipeline is installed under the riverbed of the Urr
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
Marine Scotland is tracking salmon from July 2017 and would like your help!
We will be presenting the findings from this study at an event in New Galloway next week. All welcome to attend.
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.
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.
Pupils from Kirkcudbright Academy help us by assessing the habitat and water quality of two tributaries near Loch Grannoch
The AGM of the Dee(K)DSFB will be held at Parton Village Hall on Thursday 13th April 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
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
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.
Bladnoch DSFB meeting on 15th February 2017 CANCELLED
Date of next Bladnoch DSFB meeting