Salmon – compulsory catch and release

For the avoidance of any doubt for members or visiting anglers any Salmon caught on the River Devon must be returned to the river. There are absolutely no circumstances in which a Salmon can be removed from the river.

Over the weekend there have been reports of a fish being removed from the river (notably on social media) this has been reported to Forth District Salmon Fishery Board crown bailiff.

No fish can be harvested from the Devon from the Forth at Cambus to the upper reaches of their migration. If you suspect any fish are being removed from the river then in the first instance please immediately contact either Police Scotland or the FDSFB Superintend

Police Scotland via 101, though if a witness call the Police directly.

Local Wildlife Crime Liaison Officer (WCLO) is via C Division – Forth Valley PC Malky O’May Malcolm.O’May@Scotland.pnn.police.uk

Forth District Salmon Fishery Board Superintendent:

Lee Fisher bailiff@fishforth.co.uk 01786 842122 or 07887 835549

Please be aware that any poaching (including the removal) of salmon on the River Devon will be reported to the Police Scotland and the Forth District Salmon Board .

The DAA Bailiff, Alan Armstrong can also be contacted on 01259 751120

 

 

 

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