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- Reports of skin damage in wild Atlantic salmon June 17, 2020
- Rescue bid as lockdown spotlights trapped young salmon in canal June 2, 2020
- Notification of Board Meeting Cancellation – 18th June 2020 May 22, 2020
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The Ness District Salmon Fishery Board is a statutory body responsible for the protection and enhancement of salmon and sea trout fisheries in the Ness District. It was constituted under the 1862 and 1868 Salmon Fisheries Legislation, subsequently amended in the Salmon Act 1986 and the Salmon Conservation (Scotland) Act 2001 and more recently amalgamated under the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 2003.
The Ness District Salmon Fishery Board holds certain personal data for the purpose of fulfilling its statutory responsibilities under the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 2003, which includes the protection of salmon fisheries within its district. We will only pass personal data to third parties without the consent of the data subject where it is necessary for us to do so in support of our statutory responsibilities. Data is held subject to our Data Handling Policy. The Board’s responsible officer for data is Chris Conroy (Director and Clerk to the Board) and any queries regarding this Privacy Statement should be directed to him.
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Please see the link below from Fisheries Management Scotland regarding skin damage in wild Atlantic salmon: http://fms.scot/reports-of-disease-in-wild-atlantic-salmon/ If you encounter a fish exhibiting signs of red ‘rash’, bleeding and/or ulceration, then please contact the relevant district salmon fishery board and … Continue reading
A rescue effort has been launched to free thousands of young salmon trapped in the Caledonian Canal in the Inverness area – after their plight was spotlighted as a result of the lockdown.
Due the ongoing situation with regards to Coronavirus, the Ness District Salmon Fishery Board has taken the decision to cancel its forthcoming ordinary board meeting which was due to be held on the 18th June 2020. Apologies for any inconvenience … Continue reading
Given the rapidly developing situation with regards to Coronavirus, the Ness District Salmon Fishery Board has taken the decision to cancel its forthcoming ordinary board meeting which was due to be held on the 19th March 2020. Apologies for any … Continue reading
The agenda for this meeting can be viewed here.
The Ness District Salmon Fishery Board’s ‘2019 Annual Report and Accounts’ were approved at our Annual Meeting of Qualified Proprietors on the 12th December 2019. A low-resolution version can be viewed by clicking on the cover image to the right of this … Continue reading
The Ness District Salmon Fishery Board will hold its ‘Annual Public Meeting’ at 19:30 on Thursday the 16th January 2020 in the Press and Journal Lounge, Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football Club. Further details are provided in the notification below: The … Continue reading
The agenda for the Annual Meeting can be viewed here, with the agenda for the board meeting here.
Agendas for the forthcoming Ness District Salmon Fishery Board meeting, Triennial Elections and Inaugural Meeting of the new board at the Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football ground on Thursday the 12th September 2019. These meetings are open to the public – … Continue reading