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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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Science and Fisheries Management Combine to Seek Historic Turn-round in Fortunes of Atlantic Salmon in the Garry
Pioneering genetic profiling is being used for the first time to supply real-time data aimed at boosting Atlantic salmon numbers in the Upper Garry waters.
The agenda for the forthcoming Ness District Salmon Fishery Board meeting at the Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football ground on Thursday the 15th March 2018 can be viewed here.
The key purpose of our Annual Public Meeting is to report to the local community on our activities over the last year and to seek wider engagement in fishery board business. The event will include presentation of our 2017 Annual Report and … Continue reading
The Ness District Salmon Fishery Board’s ‘2017 Annual Report and Accounts’ were approved at our Annual Meeting of Qualified Proprietors on the 14th December 2017. A low-resolution version can be viewed by clicking on the cover image to the right of … Continue reading
The Pacific pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) is native to Pacific and Arctic coastal waters and rivers, from the Sacramento River in northern California to the Mackenzie River in Canada; and in the west from the Lena River in Siberia to Korea and Honshu in Japan. They were introduced to some Russian rivers in the Barent and White Sea areas between the … Continue reading
The Ness District Salmon Fishery Board will hold its ‘Annual Public Meeting’ at 19:30 on Thursday the 18th January 2018 in the Press and Journal Lounge, Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football Club. Further details are provided in the notification below: The … Continue reading
Agenda Ness DSFB Annual Meeting of Qualified Proprietors and Ordinary Board Meeting – 14th December 2017
The agenda for the forthcoming Ness District Salmon Fishery Board ‘Annual Meeting of Qualified Proprietors’ at Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football Club on Thursday the 14th December 2017 can be viewed here. This will be followed by an ordinary board meeting, the agenda for which can be … Continue reading
A minute of the Pacific pink salmon workshop held in Edinburgh on 21 September 2017 can be viewed here.