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Salmon - Fishing - Dalswinton Estate

Dalswinton Estate, situated 7 miles north of Dumfries, has 2.5 miles of single bank fishing, stretching from the pump house at Auldgirth to the Railway viaduct at Portrack. It is a particularly attractive stretch of the river. Later on in the Autumn, the river is notorious for its runs of the famous grey-backs and salmon are landed regularly. In 2011 Dalswinton recorded a 34lb Salmon caught on the fly and returned.(See Pictures below)

Grayling are abundant and reach nearly world record sizes.They are best fished for between December and March on a crisp frosty morning.
Sea trout arrive in April and hit their peak in May and June but can be caught until the end of the season.

Salmon and grilse run throughout the season but the beat is at its best from mid-August until the end of October.

Price per rod per day

25th February – 30th April £20
1st May – 1st October £40
1st October- 30th November £20


The day runs from 6.00am - 5.55am

Evening Sea Trout fishing is available from 9.00pm to 5.55am for £20 per night.

There are 10 rods available per day
Full payment is necessary to confirm your rod
Ghillie may be arranged on request

For more information and bookings please either book through FishPal http://www.fishpal.com/Scotland/Nith/Dalswinton/?dom=Pal

The Dalswinton Estate office on 01387 740279
The office is manned on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9.30am - 4.30pm.
Outside these hours please leave a message or email info@dalswintonestate.co.uk and we will get back to you.

For information on the condition of the river please telephone
Andy Edgar 07469 194 127.



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