The Tay District Salmon Fisheries Board is the statutory organisation in the Tay Catchment responsible for the management of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and sea trout (Salmo trutta) fisheries.
The Board is made up of salmon fishery owners or their representatives elected to represent the Upper and Lower parts of the catchment and coopted members who represent the interests of anglers and the Tay Ghillies Association.
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, scientific research, bailiffing. A comprehensive decription of the Board's work is avilable on the projects page.
A listing of current members and contact details is available here.
The Board holds regular Board meetings which the public can attend as observers, although some agenda items might require to be considered in private.
The remaining Board meetings in 2013 will be held as follows:
10.30 am 8 October 2013 at the Birnam Institute, Station Road, Birnam.
9.30 am 10 December at the Birnam Institute, Station Road, Birnam.
The Board's Annual Meeting of Proprietors will be held at 11am on 10 December 2013 at the Birnam Institue, Station Road, Birnam.