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Welcome

Welcome to the homepage of the River Don Trust, Don District Salmon Fishery Board and the River Don Brown Trout Improvement Association.

Rising in the Cairngorm National Park and flowing 135km East down to the sea in Aberdeen, the Don is Scotland’s 6th largest river draining a catchment of 1312km squared. Home to a range of freshwater species, which include Salmon, Sea trout, Eels and Lamprey, with its specimen Brown Trout perhaps making it most well known.

The three organisations combine to form an effective and adaptive management structure for the River Don catchment, its species and habitats with particular reference paid to the freshwater fish species present.

Find out more about the work each of the organisation undertakes to enhance and conserve the species and habitats associated with the catchment by clicking on the logos below.

Recent News

Don District Salmon Fishery Board

ANNUAL MEETING OF QUALIFIED PROPRIETORS

Lochter Activity Centre, Oldmeldrum
 
7:30 pm, Tuesday 5th December 2017


The following matters will be considered:

  • The activities of the Board for the year to 1st November 2017
  • Consideration of the annual report and accounts

 

This meeting is open to the public and we would ask that you inform the River Office if you intend to come along by emailing info@riverdon.org or calling 01467642121.

 
INVITATION TO TENDER FOR DESIGN AND COMPLETE REMOVAL OF NEWE WEIR.

The Don District Salmon Fishery Board are commissioning project to deliver improved fish passage to the Upper River Don. This invitation to tender is to commission a contractor for all necessary design elements and demolition of the Newe Weir, Bridge of Newe, Strathdon.
 

A beautiful River Don Trout
   
Follow the River Don Trust on Twittter here
 DDSFB Meetings/Minutes/Agendas here
Don DSFB Conservation Code 2018 here
AGM Triennial Monday 24 October 2016. Time and venue TBC 
Don DSFB Board Meeting 28 September 2016, Netherton Business Centre, 4pm