Angling

 

 

To support angling across Ayrshire we provide a list of clubs and syndicates willing to share their contact details below.

River Ayr District Salmon Fishery Board

District Salmon Fishery Boards (DSFBs) manage fisheries to enhance and protect salmon and sea trout.

The River Ayr DSFB are statutory consultees for any developments within the river.

Contact:

Clerk to the DSFB

Forbes Watson
c/o Ayrshire Rivers Trust (Administration)
Braeside, Burnbrae Lodge
Mauchline KA5 5HE
Tel: 01290 518130

River Ayr Fishing

  • Mauchline and Ballochmyle Angling Club

Loch Fishing at Belston Loch, see Facebook page for more information.
River Fishing, see Facebook page for more information.

  • Cumnock and District Angling Association

Contact:
Ian Walker, mobile: 07704792439

  • Sorn Angling Club

See Facebook page for more information.

  • Ladykirk Angling Club

See Facebook page for more information.

  • Tarbolton and Failford Angling Club

See Facebook page for more information.

  • Muirkirk Angling Club

Email: davidpurdiemaa@gmail.com
Mobile: 07517989352
Website: www.muirkirkanglingassociation.com

River Doon District Salmon Fishery Board

District Salmon Fishery Boards (DSFBs) manage fisheries to enhance and protect salmon and sea trout.

The River Doon DSFB are statutory consultees for any developments within the river.

Contact:

Clerk to the DSFB

Iain K Clark, Dip LP, NP
c/o Gilson Gray LLP,
160 West George Street
Glasgow, G2 2HQ
Email: riverdoonDSFB@gilsongray.co.uk

River Doon Fishing

  • Drumgrange and Keirs Angling Club

Contact: Mr T McLure
Tel: 01292 551390
See Facebook page for more information.

  • Patna Angling Club

See Facebook page for more information

  • Doonbank Fishings Syndicate

Contact: David Cosh
Mobile: 07968071554
Email: d.cosh@mac.com

    River Girvan District Salmon Fishery Board

    District Salmon Fishery Boards (DSFBs) manage fisheries to enhance and protect salmon and sea trout.

    The River Girvan DSFB are statutory consultees for any developments within the river.

    Contact:

    Clerk to the DSFB

    Austin Thomson
    c/o Frazer Coogans Ltd.
    Solicitors
    163 Main St
    Prestwick, KA9 1LB

    Tel: 01292 478487

    River Girvan Fishing

    • The River Girvan Angling Club

    Day Tickets Available:
    Tel: 016558823
    Mobile:07725865714

    • Carrick Angling Club

    Mobile: 07940354674

    River Stinchar District Salmon Fishery Board

    District Salmon Fishery Boards (DSFBs) manage fisheries to enhance and protect salmon and sea trout.

    The River Stinchar DSFB are statutory consultees for any developments within the river.

    Contact:

    Clerk to the DSFB

    Austin Thomson
    c/o Frazer Coogans Ltd.
    Solicitors
    163 Main St
    Prestwick, KA9 1LB

    Tel: 01292 478487

    River Stinchar Fishing

    • Colmonell Angling Club

    Contact Club Treasurer
    Gordon Hyslop
    Mobile: 077667332800

    • Kirkholm Farm

    Day Tickets Available:
    William Marshall
    Tel: 01465831727
    Mobile: 07842625791

    • Knockdolian Estate

    Day Tickets Available
    Tel: 01465 881237

    • Ballantrae

    Let by the week only
    Contact:
    David Dalrymple
    Tel: 01465 831418
    Email: dal.crailoch.co.uk

    • Pinbraid Trout Fishery

    Season Tickets £200
    Email: garnaburn@aol.com

      The River Irvine and the River Garnock do not have District Salmon Fishery Boards.

      River Irvine Fishing

      • Dreghorn Angling Club

      Website: https://dreghornangling.com
      Email: secretary@dreghornangling.com

      • Kilmarnock Angling Club

      Website: http://www.kilmarnockanglingclub.co.uk/index.html

      • Darvel Angling Club

      See Facebook page for more information

      • Irvine and District Angling Club

      Season Permits Only
      Tickets from:
      Splash Sport
      Tel: 07838127781
      Website: www.splashsportfishingtackle.net

      River Garnock Fishing

      • Dalry Garnock Angling Club

      McGuigan’s Newsagents, 43 New St, Dalry
      Tel: 01294 832360

      • Kilwinning Eglinton Angling  Club

      Combined river and loch season fishing or loch fishing only
      Tickets from: www.splashsportfishingtackle.net 
      Mobile: 07838127781

      • Ardrossan Eglinton Angling Club

      Day Tickets: £15
      Website: www.splashsportfishingtackle.net
      Mobile: 07838127781

      Fish Catch Returns

      Graphs showing the catch returns for rod and line in the Rivers Ayr, Doon, Girvan, Stinchar and Irvine District, which includes the River Garnock (FRS Salmon and Sea Trout data).

      Salmon Catch Returns (2021)

      • River Ayr – 128
      • River Doon – 447
      • River Girvan – 56
      • River Stinchar – 93
      • River Irvine – 64