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

Trout parr

Commonly found across Dumfries and Galloway

Gallery

Skunk cabbage

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

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Salmon parr

Salmon parr 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


The New Sparling Model Has Arrived!

GFT commissioned a Bolton based taxidermist, Phillip Leggett to create a realistic sparling model. This model accurately represents three adult sparling, which grow up to 30cm and are still present in the River Cree.

Fisheries Management Scotland- Annual Report

GFT recently attended the Fisheries Management Scotland Conference 'Salmon and People in a changing world.

Sparling Goes To School

This year's Saving the Sparling Project Intern has been continuing with the Sparling Goes to School Project by visiting local primary schools to teach pupils about the amazing Sparling.

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