The Tay District
Salmon Fisheries Board is the statutory organisation
for the Tay Catchment responsible for the management
of atlantic salmon (salmo salar) and sea trout (salmo
The Board is made up of riprian owners elected
to represent the Upper and Lower parts of the catchment
and coopted members who represent the interests
of anglers, the Ghillies Association and the Tay
Foundation. The Board holds regular meetings.
The Board has offices and a hatchery close to
the city of Perth and employs water baliffs and
biologists. Together they look after over 5,000
miles of rivers, burns and lochs.
Their work includes river management, conservation,
bailiffing. A comprehensive decription of the Board's
work is avilable on the projects page.
A listing of current members and annual reports
can be obtained from the Administrator:
Callum Towns, Strathtay MS Ltd. 5 Strathalmond
Green, Edinburgh. EH4 8AG. Tel. 0131 4670092.