Fisheries Protection – a reminder

The West Strathclyde Protection Order 1988 came into force on 7th October 1988 This protection order covers the whole of the catchment area of the Rivers Annick, Irvine, Gogo Water, Noddsdale Water and certain other waters and part of the catchment area of the River Garnock – lying within Strathclyde Region and described in the…

President’s Briefing 31.03.2021

At last our fishing season is underway and, although travel restrictions still exist currently, they are changing over the next days and weeks. This allows our members from further afield to enjoy their membership and cast alongside our local members. Fishing has been great since the opening and we are assured of significant Brown Trout…

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…

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY 2021   Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the management committee will maintain email contact. (Our usual venue for meetings:- Townend Community Centre, 15 Townfoot, Dreghorn KA11 4EQ cannot be used until further notice.) Season Angling Club Permits are normally on sale at Townend Community Centre, 15 Townfoot, Dreghorn KA11 4EQ…

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 2021 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 DUE TO COVID – 19 Restrictions we are unable to confirm any of the Dates, and, reluctantly, ALL ARE CANCELLED UNTIL…