Restoration of trout in a local burn

In 2016 and 2017, Ayrshire Rivers Trust stocked trout sourced from the Lugar into the Dippol Burn near Auchinleck. The original trout were lost around 40 years ago through a pollution incident and with 50′ falls downstream, the burn couldn’t repopulate naturally. Helen at the end of a tape measure as site data are recorded. ART did this under license from MSS and translocated a number of parr and adult trout to kick start the recovery process. All trout were sourced locally from the Lugar and were natural stock.  ‘Auchinleck Decides’ supported this project as did Auchinleck Angling Association. We…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Restoration of trout in a local burn