Where we focus our efforts to bring results

It is easy to consider the main rivers as all important, particularly in terms of angling and this is largely true however, the tributaries that feed all Ayrshire rivers are incredibly important in terms of juvenile production for both trout and salmon and it is in these burns that real progress can be made that would boost fish numbers seen in the main rivers. Many of these tributaries have been severely impacted by historic modifications such as dams, culverts and dredging and perhaps less obvious issues such as diffuse pollution arising from agriculture, forestry and road run off. With burns…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Where we focus our efforts to bring results