Chairman’s Report 2018

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I would like to welcome you all here this evening. Thank you for attending the 2019 AGM of the River Stinchar Fishery Board. Your presence is heartening to the Board, please pass on to friends, neighbours and anglers the news of what this Board is doing on behalf of the river and it’s valley communities. […]

Chairman’s Report 2016

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I would like to welcome you all to this year’s AGM of the River Stinchar Fishery Board. It is important that these meetings are well attended so that those who have an interest in the river can keep abreast of what the Board has been doing on their behalf in these challenging times. Both the […]

New Code Of Practice – 2016

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The Scottish Government has designated the Stinchar as a “category 2” river. This means that the River Stinchar District Fishery Board has to take appropriate management action to ensure that further exploitation of Atlantic salmon stock is reduced in our river. Failure to achieve this will result in our river being downgraded to a “category […]

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RSDSFB Meetings – May 14th 2014

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RIVER STINCHAR DISTRICT SALMON FISHERY BOARD Board Meeting The next meeting of the River Stinchar DSFB will take place on the 14th of May, 2014 at Colmonell Hall, Colmonell on 14th May, 2014 at 5.30pm. This meeting is open to the Public although only Board Members may contribute. RIVER STINCHAR DISTRICT SALMON FISHERY BOARD Annual […]

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Chairman’s Response to Big Fish Caught & Killed

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The River Stinchar Board will be convening in the month of October. On the Agenda one of the subjects to discuss will be the event that occurred on the river last week. Members of the Board will be looking again at our voluntary ‘Code of Practice’ and addressing why under such exceptional circumstances, its guide […]

News 2011

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September 10th 2011 After nearly 3 weeks of low water the river has burst back to life with lots of water this week, too much at times. Three afternoons then Saturday were all lost with high water. Ballantrae Bridge had 22 for the week. Knockdolian 27 notable catches – Mr Cairns 3 from Dalni, Ernie […]

News 2010

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July 2010 Barr bridge The season is finally under way after the prolonged drought ended last week-end with a 3ft rise on Sunday 11th. Rods were out early on Monday morning despite most of the water disappearing overnight. As far as I can gather the 1st fish off the river was caught by Phil Haughton […]

News 2009

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End of Season Report 2009 Finally the rains stopped and very slowly the river dropped by the beginning of December so we got started catching up fish for the hatchery. We had no problem getting fish – the only thing was the cocks were out-numbering the hens by about 3-1 in some parts of the […]

News 2008

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End Of Season Report 2008 Gordon’s big fish from Tig pool By mid September some really big fish moved into the river and fairly spiced things up. I am sure no one was complaining about catching lovely fresh fish even though the majority of them were below 8lbs and even more around 5lbs, but the […]