The river opens on 25th February and closes on 31st October. The reservoir is open all year round


Fishing Permits

Fees and fishing Permits for 2017:
Annual Membership (river and reservoir) New Adult Member Joining Fee:
£20 (+permit cost of £75.00) .

SPECIAL OFFER : CARRICK RESIDENTS - the joining fee of £20 is waived if you join prior to 31ST March. You only pay membership fee of £94.

PLUS! Members can also name a child under 16 on their ticket who can fish for FREE when accompanied by the member.


Download application form


River fishing permits - Fly fishing, Spinning and Worming

Ticket Day Week
Adult (Feb - 31st Jul) £14 £50
Junior (Feb - 31st Jul) £7.00 £25
Adult (1st Aug - 30th Sep) £22 £70
Junior (1st Aug - 30th Sep) £11 £35
Adult (1st Oct - 31st Oct) £25 £95
Junior (1st Oct - 31st Oct) £12.50 £47.50

Day fishing permits can be bought from:
Dunlop's paper shop in Dalrymple Street, Girvan
Ultimate Angler at Flushes car park, Girvan.
Old Street Garage, 23-25 Old St, Girvan KA26 9HG


Note: We operate a strict sea trout conservation programme.
All sea trout under 14" in length or over 3.5 lbs in weight MUST be returned.
Which salmon must be returned?
Fly-fishing tuition with rod and ghillie is available - Price on application

Reservoir fishing permits - Fly fishing for trout (2 fish)

Note: Our reservoir is stocked several times a year.
Ticket Adult Junior
Day £12 £6
Barbless fly only - 2 fish limit
Members Guest Discount is 50% on day ticket prices
Reservoir discount tickets one fish per day.