About Us


The Trust is governed by a Board of 15 Directors and a Company Secretary representing a wide range of interests and professions, including anglers, land managers, legal professionals and tourism.

The Trust employees have a range of skills to ensure we can effectively deliver our objectives. Additional field surveyors are employed to help during most summers. Trust staff and Directors sit on various boards and steering groups to assist in delivering our aims and objectives including the Scottish Fisheries Co-ordination Centre, Fisheries Management Scotland, Salmon Liaison Group and the South of Scotland Regional Forest Forum.

Latest News


Salmon bonanza at this year's Kirkcowan Fishing Competition

Record number of salmon caught as flooding brings flurry of anglers to annual event

Bladnoch Smolt Run Report 2019

Each spring a fyke net is secured over the inflow to Torhouse Trout Farm which catches any smolts entering from the main stem.

Sticklebacks returned to Buittle Reservoir

3-spined sticklebacks have been introduced to Buittle Reservoir following the eradication of signal crayfish using poison

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