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Ayrshire Fishing has a good selection of Sea Fishing trips, Rivers and Lochs.

Right is a view of River Ayr as it runs through Craigie Park. Permits to fish this stretch of river for salmon and trout can be obtained from the tackle shop Game Sport, 60 Sandgate Ayr.

Tel: 01292 263 822

www.gamesportofayr.co.uk

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Left is a view of River Doon as it flows through Alloway. Day permits to fish the Doon for salmon and trout in the Skeldon Estate five miles east of Ayr cost between £15 and £45 depending on the time of year, phone 01292 560 656 for enquires.

Permits to fish the Doon three miles east of Ayr on the Dalrymple stretch can be obtained from the Kirkton Inn. Phone 01292 560 241 to check availability as there are limits on the numbers of permits allocated each day. Permits cost about £15 per day for the trout season till August and £25 September - October in the salmon season, kids accompanied by adults half price.


Right is a view of the River Girvan as it flows through Brunston Golf Course. Permits to fish this river for salmon and trout on the Girvan stretch can be obtained from the Carrick Angling Club by phoning 07900 535 222. or from Wright’s Hardware store on Dalrymple Street/Girvan. Permits for the Girvan start from £30 per week.

Information on fishing the Girvan on the Blairquhan Estate 14 miles southeast of Ayr can be found at the website www.blairquhan.co.uk.

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Left is a view showing River Irvine at the harbour area. Permits to fish this river for salmon and trout can be obtained from the Craft Fishing Shop 42 Main Street Kilwinning. Prices are from £10 per day £5 concession. Enquiries by phone, 01294 558 559.

Dreghorn Angling Club have season and day permits available. Details can be found at fishingnet.com/Dreghorn.

The season for this river starts 15th March and ends 14th November.


Right is the River Stincher as it flows through Ballantrae. The old bridge shown here is a great spot to watch fish passing up river. Permits to fish the Stincher for salmon and trout can be obtained through the website: www.stincharfishing.co.uk.

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