DATES FOR YOUR DIARY 2020   Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the management committee will maintain email contact over the next weeks. (The usual venue:- Townend Community Centre, 15 Townfoot, Dreghorn KA11 4EQ cannot be used for meetings until further notice.) 2020 Permit Sales from the undernoted outlets are currently on hold as these shops are…

President’s Briefing 22.11.2020

Season 2020 Hi everyone. Hope all our members are safe and sound. We’ve had a good amount of catch returns to secretary@dreghornangling.com which shows a good return of wild salmon and trout for our club water together with a high number of escaped salmon caught (notified but not counted). We are also faced with the…

Season 2020 Catch returns

Hi everyone. Now that our angling season is fully finished, we request that all our members include the total number of days in each month that they fished for salmon, in addition to the number of fish caught. This info was included in our permits, and allows us to meet the Marine Scotland catch return…

PRESIDENT’S BRIEFING

21 OCTOBER 2020 PRESIDENT’s BRIEFING. Hi Everyone.With the Brown Trout season closed on our waters, the seatrout close season fast approaching and the salmon close season imminent in November – maybe a time for reflection and planning or amending our Club business before the next season is upon us.A very difficult year for many of…

URGENT REMINDER TO MEMBERS Ref CONDUCT

While the conduct of members is generally beyond question, it has come to our attention that there may have been some recent incidents where the behaviours of a very small number of members has not met the expectations of the club. Sadly, it’s necessary to remind all members that any kind of aggressive or threatening…

PACIFIC PINK SALMON

Details from Fisheries Management Scotland Pacific Pink Salmon: Advice note – May 2019 Introduction The purpose of this advice note is to ensure: • That all stakeholders, including fishery managers and anglers, are alert to the possibility of the return of Pink salmon in Scottish waters during 2019 • to clarify the legal situation regarding…

Wild Fisheries (Scotland) Bill and draft Wild Fisheries Strategy.

Anglers in Scotland will be shielded from increased costs. Proposals to introduce rod licences and a new wild fisheries levy will not be taken forward, Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has announced. The Scottish Government has ruled out these measures as well as the criminalisation of freshwater fishing without written permission and proposals to overhaul the…

Dreghorn Angling Club RULES

  No member may fish without a permit and must carry the permit at all times when fishing.  The permit must be shown on request to any member of the Club, any Club Water Bailiff or River Irvine District Bailiff. PERMITS ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE  No member may fish without a permit and must carry the…

Members Competitions 2020 season

FURTHER DETAILS ARE INCLUDED ON EACH MEMBER PERMIT. Entry (0900 – 0930 hrs) & Weigh-in (1730 hrs) takes place at Dreghorn Cross car park.  Evening competitions entry 1730 – 1800 hrs, weigh-in 2315 hrs Dunlop Cup (adult) 30th March – Open & Fly-only sections. R. Gibson Cup (Junior) 30th March Lynch Memorial Trophy (adult) 4th…