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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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Fisheries Management Scotland have produced an advisory note regarding Pacific pink salmon which may make a return to Scottish waters this year.
We have an exciting opportunity for a new Fisheries Officer based at the Ness and Beauly Fishery Trust offices in Beauly, Inverness-shire. The Ness District Salmon Fishery Board is a statutory body responsible for the protection and enhancement of salmon … Continue reading
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 Ness District Salmon Fishery Board’s ‘2018 Annual Report and Accounts’ were approved at our Annual Meeting of Qualified Proprietors on the 13th December 2018. A low-resolution version can be viewed by clicking on the cover image to the right of … Continue reading
The Ness District Salmon Fishery Board will hold its ‘Annual Public Meeting’ at 19:30 on Thursday the 17th January 2019 in the Press and Journal Lounge, Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football Club. Further details are provided in the notification below: The … Continue reading
Agendas for the forthcoming Ness District Salmon Fishery Board Annual Meeting of Qualified Proprietors and Ordinary Board Meeting at the Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football ground on Thursday the 13th December 2018.
The agenda for the Annual Meeting can be viewed here, with the agenda for the board meeting being available from the week beginning 4th December 2018.