Loch Ken Fisheries Study

Galloway Fisheries Trust have been commissioned under the Galloway Glens Landscape Partnership Project to undertake the 'Loch Ken Fisheries Study'.

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Sparling

Sparling on the Cree spawning ground

‘Saving the Sparling’ Project

Salmon parr

Salmon parr found across Dumfries and Galloway

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Skunk cabbage

An invasive plant species that has the capacity to block waterways if left unchecked.

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Trout parr

Commonly found across Dumfries and Galloway

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District Salmon Fishery Boards


There are six District Salmon Fishery Boards covering the six main river catchments in Galloway.

Various details are provided below for the District Salmon Fishery Boards covering the Bladnoch, Kirkcudbrightshire Dee, Water of Fleet, Luce and Urr.  The information here has been provided by each of the DSFBs.

The River Cree DSFB run their own website which provides similar information for the Cree.

Bladnoch District Salmon Fishery Board

Salmon fishing rights in Scotland are private heritable titles that are registered separately from land. As such these titles can be bought and sold like any other property.

Dee District Salmon Fishery Board

Salmon fishing rights in Scotland are private heritable titles that are registered separately from land. As such these titles can be bought and sold like any other property.

Fleet District Salmon Fishery Board

Salmon fishing rights in Scotland are private heritable titles that are registered separately from land. As such these titles can be bought and sold like any other property.

Luce District Salmon Fishery Board

Salmon fishing rights in Scotland are private heritable titles that are registered separately from land. As such these titles can be bought and sold like any other property.

Urr District Salmon Fishery Board

Salmon fishing rights in Scotland are private heritable titles that are registered separately from land. As such these titles can be bought and sold like any other property.

Latest News


Biodiversity Challenge Fund Habitat Restoration Project

The aims of this project are to improve both instream and riparian habitats for both salmonids and freshwater pearl mussels; freshwater pearl mussels are now a critically endangered species and there are very few known populations remaining in Scotland.

The Spring Sparling Project 2020

This sparling themed community engagement and education drive project, supported by the Co-op local community fund, has been a sucess this spring (even though the sparling eluded us).

The Search for Sparling Update

Heavy rain and higher river levels could wreak havoc for this years's spawning event!

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