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
As part of the Galloway Glens ‘Loch Ken Fisheries Study’, we recently attended our first Loch Ken Coarse Angling Match
An update on the scale samples received (so far) for the research into ‘grilse error’
To find out more about this exciting new project, please come along to our public information drop-in sessions in New Galloway on 16th and 23rd November
AGM OF THE BLADNOCH DISTRICT SALMON FISHERY BOARD - 21ST NOVEMBER 2016
Have you caught a trophy-worthy salmon this season? Entries are now being taken for the Malloch and Junior Malloch Trophies
Recently the Scottish Government has released a consultation on the 2017 proposed river category's. GFT has been providing data and input through various working groups to assist this process.
Results from our annual Kirkcowan Fishing Competition that took place on Saturday 13th August, raising a fantastic £445 for the Trust.
This year's Kirkcowan Fishing Competition will take place on Saturday 13th August
GFT have recently started a project to investigate 'grilse error' in rod catches from the Rivers Luce, Bladnoch, Cree and Urr. We are looking for anglers to get involved in the project by collecting a scale sample from their rod caught salmon.
We would like to employ someone for up to 4 months starting in July to assist us with summer field work.
Primary 5's and Eco Committee members from Dalbeattie Primary School recently completed their salmon in the classroom project
GFT have recently launched some water quality monitoring equipment on the Fleet and the Bladnoch!
Encouraging results from this year’s egg box studies in the upper Bladnoch
The Tongland Tour being run as an event in this year's Dumfries and Galloway Wild Spring Festival is now fully booked
Scottish Power invite members of the public to join a Tongland Tour as part of this year's Wild Spring Festival programme. The tour is limited to 20 places so book quickly to avoid disappointment.
MEETING OF THE LUCE DISTRICT SALMON FISHERY BOARD – 6TH JUNE 2016
AGM OF THE DEE (Kirkcudbrightshire) DISTRICT SALMON FISHERY BOARD – 8th April 2016
AGM OF THE URR DISTRICT SALMON FISHERY BOARD - 15TH MARCH 2016
Dalbeattie Eco-Council receive the chosen 100!
Once eyed up, fish eggs become much more resilient, allowing them to be transported out with the hatchery for use as biological indicators in important studies as well as for stocking purposes
BOARD MEETING OF THE URR DISTRICT SALMON FISHERY BOARD
Interested parties are being invited to attend a meeting at Tongland Power Station on Tuesday 26th January to discuss recent developments in the Twynholm Creamery Weir Barrier Removal Project