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Private or restricted beats

The Nith has a number of beats which are strictly private or which have limited access for visitors.

We have listed these here purely as a matter of interest for visitors to the valley.


Ryehill Farm
Short stretch on the left bank just south of Sanquhar. Mixture of terrain which allows for fly, spinning and worming.
For details telephone:- 
Mr Robert Hyslop - Tel.01659.50632

Ellisland Trust Fishings
Private water on the right bank between Auldgirth and Dumfries. Currently let to a syndicate on an annual basis.   
No access for visitors.


Barndennoch
Very short stretch of fishing on the right bank just north of Auldgirth. Limited to spinning and worming.
No access for visitors.

Contact :-

Howard Rankin - Tel.01848.331490



Carsemains Farm
Short syndicated stretch on the right bank south of Auldgirth.  
No access for visitors.


Cowhill Estate
Exclusive private beat on the right bank south of Auldgirth. No access for visitors.