Salmon fishing: proposed river gradings for 2023 season

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


River gradings: Irvine to Loch Long

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  

Irvine 

River Garnock  

NS 3064 3827 

No change 

Irvine 

River Irvine  

NS 3069 3824 

No change 

Kanaird (Kennart) 

River Kanaird  

NC 1211 0030 

No change 

Kilchoan 

Inverie and Guiserein - Gleann na Guiserein River  

NG 7425 0730 

No change 

Kilchoan 

Inverie and Guiserein - Inverie River  

NM 7743 9887 

No change 

Kilchoan 

River Carnach 

NM 8617 9602 

No change 

Kinloch 

Kinloch River  

NC 5564 5287 

Decrease 

Kirkaig 

Polly and Oscaig - River Oscaig 

NC 0413 1363 

No change 

Kirkaig 

Polly and Oscaig - River Polly 

NC 0663 1413 

No change 

Kirkaig 

River Kirkaig  

NC 0778 1939 

No change 

Kishorn 

No individual river data held  

  

No data 

No data

No data No data No data No data

No change 

Kyle of Sutherland 

River Carron (Bonar Bridge)  

NH 6063 9189 

No change 

Kyle of Sutherland 

River Evelix  

NH 7344 8756 

No change 

Kyle of Sutherland 

River Oykel SAC  

NH 6093 9121 

No change 

Kyle of Sutherland 

River Shin  

NH 5723 9664 

No change 

Laggan 

Kintour and Claggain - Claggain River  

NR 4630 5364 

No change 

Laggan 

Kintour and Claggain - Kintour River 

NR 4652 5175 

No change 

Laggan 

Laggan and Sorn - River Laggan  

NR 2928 5541 

No change 

Laggan 

Laggan and Sorn - River Sorn    

NR 3326 6209 

No change 

Laxford 

Duartmore Burn  

NC 1787 3695 

No change 

Laxford 

Laxford and Gleann Dubh - Gleann Dubh River 

NC 2873 3340 

No change 

Laxford 

Laxford and Gleann Dubh - River Laxford 

NC 2293 4737 

No change 

Leven 

River Coe  

NN 0981 5921 

No change 

Leven 

River Leven (Inverness-shire)  

NN 1814 6214 

No change 

Little Loch Broom (Little Broom) 

Dundonnel River  

NH 0906 8879 

No change 

Loch Long 

Ling and Elchaig - River Elchaig 

NG 9344 3016 

No change 

Loch Long 

Ling and Elchaig - River Ling 

NG 9350 3025 

No change 

 

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