Conservation of Salmon. Categorisation of Scottish Salmon Rivers 2022.

Conservation of salmon – Assessment for the 2022 fishing season

I am writing to let you know that the Scottish Ministers propose to continue to regulate the killing of salmon in Scotland, including the prohibition on retaining any salmon caught in coastal waters, by means of conservation regulations made under section 38 of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 2003.

Marine Scotland has undertaken an assessment of the conservation status of salmon in inland waters in Scotland for the 2022 fishing season. The outcome of that assessment, including proposed gradings for rivers and assessment groups in 2022, is available on the Marine Scotland website at: –