Wild or Farmed?

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Ayrshire Rivers Trust received a video call today from an angler who had just caught a salmon on the Irvine that he thought may be a farmed fish escaped from Carradale 3 weeks ago. Impressed   by his ingenuity we  quickly were able to confirm that indeed this was an escaped farmed salmon and it […]

2019 Reported Catch Results

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The River Doon catch data from 2019 is available and detailed below. It is also incomplete so perhaps there were a few more fish captured than were reported. Salmon and grilse – 19 salmon killed, 276 released  – Total 295 35 sea trout returned.   While many anglers bemoaned a lack of fish, this river […]


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With the river proposed for downgrade to Category 2 status next season and an opportunity to respond to the consultation, ART have been looking at catch data provided to the DSFB  and to MSS. Theoretically, these catch reports should be identical and accurate each year but it doesn’t quite work out like that and that’s […]

Catch Returns

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Hi and welcome to River Doon Fishery Board Web Page. As from today we have new admin who will try and keep the page updated regularly. The season for Salmon and Sea Trout has just ended it will soon be time for all parties concerned to get their catch returns in to the Fishery Board. […]