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  1. Scotland
  2. Ythan And Ugie
  3. Fishing regulations

Fishing regulations

Ythan conservation code

General rules

  • all kelts, coloured fish, salmon and sea trout parr, smolts, and brown trout under 10 ins. must be returned carefully to the water
  • all salmon caught must be returned carefully to the water
  • all sea trout caught after 30th September must be returned carefully to the water
  • all finnock (sea trout of 10” - 13”) must be returned carefully to the water
  • all foul hooked fish (hooked behind the head) must be returned carefully to the water
  • no rod caught fish to be sold (It is illegal in Scotland to sell rod caught salmon or sea trout)

NOTE – IT IS ILLEGAL TO KILL A SALMON FROM THE RIVER YTHAN –  YOU WILL BE LIABLE TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION IF YOU DO SO.

 

Ugie conservation measures

The Ugie committee and its fellow members welcome you to come and have a day at this prolific sea trout river.

  • Methods of fishing are worm AND SPINNING from sunrise to sunset, BUT MORE ANGLERS PREFER TO FLY THIS VERY PRODUCTIVE SPATE RIVER IN THE NORTH EAST.
  • Worm is the only form of bait fishing allowed.
  • There is strictly no maggot, shrimp or any other form of bait fishing allowed.
  • Tickets are non transferrable.
  • Fish limit is two per day for sea trout.
  • All finnock must be returned to the river dead or alive.
  • All seatrout to to returned to the river dead or alive

All salmon and grilse must be returned to the river due to CONSERVATION MEASURES WHICH ARE NOW IN PLACE.

 

Beat conditions

Individual owners will also have their own individual conditions, such as the hours that fishing is allowed on that beat, what ghillies are provided (if any) and what fishing methods you can use.

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You will be given another opportunity to read all these conditions before doing any online booking, where you have to indicate your agreement to them. They will also be included in the joining instructions you are given when your booking has been completed.

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