Salmon and sea trout fishing (fixed engine and net & coble fisheries)

What is it: 

Salmon fishing and sea trout fishing rights in Scotland fall into one of three broad categories:

(i) Fixed engine fisheries are restricted to the coast and must be set outside estuary limits;

(ii) Net and coble fisheries generally operate in estuaries and the lower reaches of rivers;

(iii) Rod and line fisheries comprise angling activities which generally take place within rivers and above tidal limits.

The MAPS NMPi layer shows fixed engine and net & coble station locations for catches over the time period specified in the layer name.

Updated graphs (as found in Scotland’s Marine Atlas) can be accessed in the ‘Data Sources’ tab at the bottom of the page.

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