The Association would like to remind members that we are required, by law, to complete a catch return for any salmon fishing effort, regardless of success. If you are fishing for salmon, and are unsuccessful, please submit a catch return with the species as “Blanked (Salmon Wild)” with the weight entered as 0 lbs.

“You should note that, under Section 64 of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 2003, failure to return a completed form within the required timescale, or to make a false statement is an offence.” – Marine Scotland.

More information on why this is necessary can be found here: