Out and About – Fishing

FISHING

The River Nith has a very good reputation for salmon and sea trout fishing. The Fishpal website has a wealth of information on where and when to fish. www.fishpal.com/Scotland/Nith

The nearest fishing tackle shop is in Dumfries. they carry an extensive stock of  tackle, clothing, flies and bait. more info can be found here: http://www.reeleminofdumfries.com/

Fishing on the river Nith and River Cairn in Dumfries Burgh is managed by Dumfries and Galloway Council.Salmon, sea trout and brown trout can be fished with a permit between 25th February and 30th November 9bag restrictions apply).

Prices and tickets 2015

Adult Junior Easy Access 
Season ticket – Nithsdale resident £119 £5 £45
Season ticket – visitor £179.50 £5
Weekly ticket – Nithsdale resident £59.50 £5
Weekly ticket – visitor £89 £5
Daily ticket – Nithsdale resident £26.50
Daily ticket – visitor special (until31st August) £32
Daily ticket – visitor (from 1st September) £39 £20.50

Day tickets can be purchased from:

  • FishPal
  • Ewart Library, Catherine Street, Dumfries, DG1 1JB
  • REEL-EM-IN, 70 – 72 Friars Vennel, Dumfries DG1 2RL

Weekly and season tickets can be purchased from:

  • Ewart Library, Catherine Street, Dumfries, DG1 1JB
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