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.
The long awaited Sparling Bridge successfully opened on Saturday 30th November. Crowds gathered either side of the bridge on the sunny afternoon to celebrate the grand opening of the new pedestrian and cycle bridge connecting the communities of Minnigaff and Newton Stewart.
The Galloway Fisheries Trust is working with Natural England to produce a detailed Smelt Restoration Management Plan for the inner Solway Firth, to be the framework for European smelt (sparling) recovery in designated Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) around England and Wales.