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.
On Saturday 26th August we held our annual Kirkcowan Fishing Competition. 35 adults and 12 juniors entered the competition this year, providing a fund of £211 that is put back into the event via prizes and a buffet.
Riparian zones bridge the gap between land and river, creating an important habitat for insects while also providing shade and protection against erosion. We do a lot of habitat work mainly to help aquatic species like fish, but we are keen to monitor and understand the wider biodiversity benefits.