Salmon fishing: proposed river gradings for 2023 season

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


River gradings: Gour to Lorsa

No individual river data is held in 8 Districts. These remain grade 3 for 2023. 

District 

River Name   

Outflow point 

2018 

2019 

2020 

2021 

2022 

2023 - Proposed 

Change  

Gour 

No individual river data held  

  

No data 

No data No data No data No data

No change 

Gress (Greiss) 

River Gress   

NB 4902 4120 

No change 

Gress (Greiss) 

Laxdale and Blackwater (Lewis) - River Laxadale  

NB 4321 3443 

No change 

Gress (Greiss) 

Laxdale and Blackwater (Lewis) - River Blackwater   

NB 4417 3590 

No change 

Grudie 

Kyle of Durness - Daill River 

NC 3592 6822 

No change 

Grudie 

Kyle of Durness - Grudie River  

NC 3583 6307 

No change 

Grudie 

Kyle of Durness - River Dionard 

NC 3647 6252 

No change 

Gruinard 

Gruinard River  

NG 9586 9201 

No change 

Gruinard 

Little Gruinard River SAC  

NG 9473 8991 

No change 

Halladale 

Halladale River  

NC 8891 6481 

No change 

Helmsdale 

River Helmsdale  

ND 0286 1514 

Decrease 

Hope and Polla or Strathbeg 

River Hope  

NC 4788 6209 

No change 

Hope and Polla or Strathbeg 

River Polla  

NC 3909 5470 

No change 

Howmore 

Howmore and Loch Bi - Howmore River  

NF 7525 3629 

No change 

Howmore 

Howmore and Loch Bi - Loch Bi system  

NF 7694 4640 

No change 

Howmore 

Kildonan and Loch a' Bharp - Loch a' Bharp system    

NF 7892 2041 

No change 

Howmore 

Kildonan and Loch a' Bharp - Loch Kildonan system  

NF 7232 2759 

No change 

Inchard 

Abhainn Aisir Mhor system  

NC 2017 5833 

No change 

Inchard 

Rhiconich River  

NC 2535 5228 

No change 

Inchard 

Strath Shinary River  

NC 2249 6543 

No change 

Inner 

Corran River  

NR 5459 7123 

No change 

Inner 

Lussa River (Jura)  

NR 6425 8682 

No change 

Inner 

Oisdale River  

NR 5973 8412 

No change 

Inver 

River Inver  

NC 0957 2305 

No change 

Iorsa 

Glenrosa Water  

NS 0110 3666 

No change 

Iorsa 

Iorsa Water  

NR 8831 3686 

No change 

Iorsa 

Machrie Water  

NR 8926 3350 

No change 

 

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