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


17th August 2017 at 7pm at the Lochter Activity Centre, Oldmeldrum.


The following matters will be considered:


·         Consideration of the Annual Report and Accounts

·         Activity updates

·         Agenda items from members of the Public

·         AOB


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 or calling 01467642121. Details on how you can contribute to the meeting and further information will be available on our website ( from 20th July 2017.



A beautiful River Don Trout
Follow the River Don Trust on Twittter here
 DDSFB Meetings/Minutes/Agendas here
Don DSFB Conservation Code 2017 here
AGM Triennial Monday 24 October 2016. Time and venue TBC 
Don DSFB Board Meeting 28 September 2016, Netherton Business Centre, 4pm