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- Vacancy – River Director/Chief Executive August 25, 2021
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- 2021 Ness Mainstem Juvenile Salmon Surveys – Initial Results July 14, 2021
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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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An exciting opportunity has arisen as River Director/Chief Executive for the Ness District Salmon Fishery Board (DSFB) in Inverness-shire.
Initial results from this year’s River Ness mainstem juvenile salmon surveys are now available.
We are pleased to announce commencement of an exciting project focusing on the River Ness mainstem. The River Ness Habitat Restoration Feasibility Study aims to pinpoint threats to the habitat of wild Atlantic salmon in the River Ness and devise … Continue reading
The Ness District Salmon Fishery Board’s ‘2020 Annual Report and Accounts’ were approved at our Annual Meeting of Qualified Proprietors on the 17th December 2020. A low-resolution version can be viewed by clicking on the cover image below. … Continue reading
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