(Last updated: Friday 4th December)
The Galloway rivers are closed to fishing. The first river to open will be the Bladnoch on the 11th February 2016. Thereafter, the Cree will open on the 1st March. These rivers still support a spring run of salmon.
Anglers interested in pike fishing are being encouraged to take part in the Newton Stewart Angling Association Open Pike Fishing Competitions taking place locally over the winter months. The first competition was held on 22nd November at Loch Ochiltree between 10:30 and 15:00. This competition was won by John Heughan with a fish of 8lb 12oz. The second competition will take place on the 13th December at Loch Fyntalloch and the final competition will be held on the 17th January at Loch Ochiltree.
Competition Information from Roger Archer on 01671 40 2950 or 07473878142, by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Entry fee £10 - prior to the competitions or on the day from 09:30 - 10:10 at the car parks. Cash prize (subject to entry) on the day for the HEAVIEST FISH only plus prizes.
If you have any pictures from the 2015 fishing season that you would like to share on FishGalloway, please send a message and any photos of your fishing beat and/or catches to email@example.com.