Salmon fishing: proposed river gradings for 2023 season

Seeking your views on the proposed river gradings for the 2023 salmon fishing season.


River gradings: Add to Cree

The River Leven (Dunbartonshire) is awarded a Grade 2 due to the presence of the Grade 2 Endrick Water SAC within the system.

District 

River Name   

Outflow point 

2018 

2019 

2020 

2021 

2022 

2023 - Proposed 

Change 

Add 

River Add  

NR 8049 9248 

No change 

Ailort (Aylort) 

River Ailort  

NM 7649 8202 

Decrease 

Aline 

River Aline  

NM 6976 4751 

No change 

Alness 

Alness River  

NH 6586 6803 

No change 

Alness 

Balnagowan River  

NH 7797 7299 

No change 

Alness 

River Glass   

NH 6278 6561 

No change 

Annan 

River Annan  

NY 1904 6454 

No change 

Applecross 

River Applecross   

NG 7146 4548 

No change 

Arnisdale 

River Arnisdale  

NG 8499 0935 

No change 

Awe 

River Awe  

NN 0127 3273 

No change 

Awe 

River Etive  

NN 1162 4537 

No change 

Ayr 

River Ayr  

NS 3282 2274 

No change 

Baa 

Coladoir and Leidle - Coladoir River  

NM 5421 2886 

No change 

Baa 

Coladoir and Leidle - Leidle River  

NM 5187 2644 

No change 

Baa 

River Ba  

NM 5372 4109 

No change 

Baa 

River Bellart  

NM 4299 5175 

No change 

Badachro 

Kerry and Badachro group - Badachro River 

NG 7826 7375 

No change 

Badachro 

Kerry and Badachro group - River Kerry  

NG 8122 7388 

No change 

Balgay 

Balgy River   

NG 8476 5465 

No change 

Beauly 

River Beauly  

NH 5537 4816 

No change 

Berriedale 

Berriedale and Langwell Waters SAC  

ND 1202 2248 

No change 

Bervie 

Bervie Water  

NO 8356 7253 

No change 

Bladnoch (Bladenoch) 

River Bladnoch SAC  

NX 4407 5482 

Decrease 

Broom 

River Broom  

NH 1765 8511 

No change 

Brora 

River Brora  

NC 9099 0384 

No change 

Brora 

River Loth  

NC 9537 0980 

No change 

Carradale 

Carradale Water  

NR 8023 3722 

No change 

Carradale 

Glenlussa Water  

NR 7652 2552 

No change 

Carron 

River Carron (Strathcarron)  

NG 9339 4138 

No change 

Clayburn 

East Harris - Abhainn Leac a' Li  

NG 1256 9290 

No change 

Clayburn 

East Harris - Abhainn na Ciste 

NG 0745 8753 

No change 

Clayburn 

East Harris - Loch Creavat system    

NG 1183 9286 

No change 

Clayburn 

East Harris - Loch Flodabay system  

NG 0996 8893 

No change 

Clayburn 

East Harris - Loch Huamavat system   

NG 0821 8764 

No change 

Clayburn 

East Harris - Loch Manias system  

NG 1001 8940 

No change 

Clayburn 

Laxadale Lochs   

NG 1815 9952 

No change 

Clayburn 

Scaladale and Vigadale - River Scaladale   

NB 1900 1029 

No change 

Clayburn 

Scaladale and Vigadale - River Vigadale   

NB 1892 1150 

No change 

Clyde and Leven 

Endrick Water SAC  

NS 4262 8957 

No change 

Clyde and Leven 

River Clyde  

NS 4615 7250 

Decrease 

Clyde and Leven 

River Goil  

NN 1959 0147 

No change 

Clyde and Leven 

River Leven (Dunbartonshire) 

NS 3951 7423 

No change 

Conon 

River Conon  

NH 5616 5788 

No change 

Cree 

River Cree  

NX 4654 5812 

No change 

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