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 2019:
Annual Membership (river and reservoir) New Adult Member (Non Carrick residents) Joining Fee:
£20 (+permit cost of £75.00) .

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
Adult (Feb - 31st Jul) £15
Junior (Feb - 31st Jul) £10.00
Adult (1st Aug - 30th Sep) £22
Junior (1st Aug - 30th Sep) £11
Adult (1st Oct - 31st Oct) £25
Junior (1st Oct - 31st Oct) £12.50

Day fishing permits can be bought from:
Dunlop's paper shop in Dalrymple Street, Girvan
Ultimate Angler at 22 Bridge Street, 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 £14 £10
Barbless fly only - 2 fish limit
Members Guest Discount is 50% on day ticket prices
Reservoir discount tickets one fish per day.