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A message from the Forth District Salmon and Fishery Board:- "The 31st October 2020 marks the end of the salmon and sea-trout fishing season around the Forth. The season will reopen on the 1st February 2021. Fishing for migratory species after the 31st October is a criminal offence and Board bailiffs will be patrolling rivers throughout the Forth. We cannot be everywhere at all times so if you spot someone fishing for salmon or sea-trout in a river around the Forth during the closed season, please contact the Forth District Salmon Fishery Board bailiffs and/or the police."  

Contact details:-   Lee Fisher, Superintendent Bailiff – 07887 835549, Police Scotland – 101, River Tyne/Esk Bailiffs – 07736 466725 Please report as much information as possible when calling in. The below is a guide as to some of the information which might be useful:

  • Location (grid reference if possible)
  • Time and date of incident
  • Any observations
  • What have you seen them do
  • Description of individual
  • License plate
  • Anything else you might think useful or worth noting
  • Any pictures or video taken of the incident

Photo: Fishery Board's logo

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