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The clubs 2021 AGM will take place on Tuesday 14th December in the St Ninian Bowling club at 7.30 p.m. Any member wishing to submit an item for discussion must do so to the club secretary Alan McGowan before 30th November.




*** Outwith Area Membership 2021 ***

There are currently no free places for membership, should you wish to apply to go on the waiting list please apply in writing to

Mr A Mcgowan,

Membership secretary,

19, John Street.


Applictions are not accepted in Pat Frasers shop.


Some good water in the river but only kelts have been landed so far, there will be fresh fish now in the system just a matter of time before one is caught....tight lines eveyone !


As we move towards opening day on the 11th February 2021, anglers are reminded of Government rules for outdoor recreation for which fishing falls under. 

Local outdoor recreation, sport or exercise, walking, cycling, golf, or running that starts and finishes at the same place (which can be up to 5 miles from the boundary of your local authority area) as long as you abide by the rules on meeting other households. Members and day tickets must also follow the below guidelines. 

  • 1. Social Distancing. Always keep at least 2 metres away from ALL other people on the river (unless in your own household). In particular do not shake hands with anyone. 

  • 2. Do not share cars, huts, tackle, nets, crockery, food etc with anyone else (unless in your own household). 

  • 4. Bring your own food and drink and do not share. 

  • 5. Bring your own hand sanitiser and wipes and use regularly during the day. Wash your hands regularly wherever possible. 

  • 6. Wear gloves when touching doors, gates, styles, fences or any equipment that is not your own. If you don’t have gloves use antibacterial wipes to clean anything you have touched. 


Tight lines and keep safe everyone. 


Permits are available now in Pat Frasers but only 1 person is allowed in the shop at a time, so please obey the rule. A resume of last year is available when you buy your permit and also a balance sheet.

Permit prices are unchanged for 2021 season.

Season opens as usual on 11th February.


There will be no opening ceremony due to Covid

Covid rules will be the same regarding hand sanitiser and wipes.

We have Nairnside fishings once again and this is now in the permit.


There was no AGM last year due to covid and the committee is therefore the same as last year.

Everything else is the same as last year with no rule changes.


Volunteers are required for work parties on the river due to the usual winter floods. Please call Billy Maitland for information when they will be starting on 07799 876611.

Have a good safe season.