Fishing in The Galloway Forest Park

Fishing for Coarse fish and Brown Trout is available at many lochs within the Galloway Forest Park. Charges are very inexpensive and tickets are available at several outlets in Galloway. The nearest to Kirkcudbright is at McCowan & Sons, 50-52 King Street, Castle Douglas, Tel 01556 502009. The Galloway Forest Park is owned and managed by the Forestry Commission. Click here to visit the website. Scroll down the page for the fishing section for full details.

Dee (Kirkcudbright) District Salmon Fisheries Board

The Rivers Dee, Ken and Deugh are the main rivers that make up Kirkcudbright’s Dee River System. There are over fifty miles of river and the catchment covers four hundred square miles, which make it the largest of South West Scotland’s rivers. The role of the Dee (Kirkcudbright) District Salmon Fisheries Board is to oversee the maintenance of the lochs, rivers and streams that make up the Dee River System, and to see to the well being of the fish that are in them.  Click here to visit their website.