• River Doon District Salmon Fishery Board

  • River Doon District Salmon Fishery Board

  • River Doon District Salmon Fishery Board

What We Do

The River Doon District Salmon Fishery Board manages the protection, enhancement and conservation of the Atlantic salmon and sea trout stocks in the River Doon.

Salmon Fishing

The River Doon is at a fishable height at all times and has some excellent fly fishing in beautiful surroundings. As with all the Ayrshire rivers the River Doon is primarily a summer and autumn fishery.

River Catchment

The River Doon has a catchment area of 324 square kilometres. The river is just over 63 kilometres long and flows near Dalmellington, Patna, Dalrymple and into the sea at Alloway, Ayr.
 
Doon Fishing

DSFB Meeting

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The next River Doon DSFB meeting will be held on the 31st Ocotber at 3.30pm in Frazer Coogans Solicitors office, 46 Dalblair Road, Ayr KA7 1UQ. This meeting is open to the public.

Doon Fencing

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The River Doon DSFB agreed to fund a considerable percentage of the cost of fencing to improve habitat and hopefully fish populations. In the long term, this should also deliver water quality improvements. The Ayrshire Rivers Trust has been responsible for knocking doors and negotiating agreements and the work. Currently the fencer is at a […]

Loch Doon Project

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ART received some encouraging news from Scottish Power today that it looks as though we may well receive some funding towards our Loch Doon project. Nothing is certain yet but we are certainly in with a shout. We will continue to seek support from other partner organisations such as the Forestry Commission and SEPA who […]

Meikleholm Burn

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We had planned to visit Loch Doon burns again today but plans changed slightly this morning and we decided that time was too limited to do this justice. Instead we headed to the Meikleholm Burn at Patna where we have arranged a contractor to install fencing (part funded by the Doon DSFB) and plant a few […]

Loch Doon Area Surveys

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Loch Doon area today proved interesting. It’s been a while since I was last up Carrick Lane and the White Spout and neither Goron nor Struan had fished them before so a really worthwhile day. The White Spout site was last fished in 2009 and had salmon and trout in low densities. Prior to that […]