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Salmon Fishing on the River Cree Scotland

O. S. Map 83

The Cree runs from Loch Moan to the Solway Firth below Newton Stewart. Afforestation in its upper course has led to a faster run off after rain and increased acidification, both of which have an adverse effect on the fishing. Nevertheless, salmon and sea trout can still be taken in the lower section of the river, which has some good fly fishing water.

The West Galloway Fisheries Trust is making efforts to improve the river habitat to halt the decline in stocks of migratory fish. Recent sport has been confined to the lower 8 miles of river, from its confluence with the Minnoch to its outfall in Wigtown Bay. Annual catches have fallen in recent times, from around 400 salmon in the late eighties to an average of around 200 today. The most productive months are September and October. Newton Stewart Angling Club makes fishing available to visitors.

 

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River Cree

River Cree Salmon Fishing

River Cree at Newton Stewart

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River Cree below Newton Stewart

River Cree Fishing at Newton Stewart

River Cree at Newton Stewart - salmon fishing

River Cree at Newton Stewart

Fishing the Cree

 River Cree - Fishing Map

To view a larger scale map of a particular section of the River Cree click on a selected area of the maps below.

River Cree Map

 

The maps on this website have been reproduced with the permission of Collins Bartholomew. Please note that these maps may date back several decades. Much of the human detail will have changed but the character of the rivers and lochs, and the trout and salmon in them, will be much the same as they have always been.

In addition to the information provided here, I would recommend that anyone planning a fishing or walking trip in Scotland should equip themselves with a compass and the appropriate Ordnance Survey map. The most useful of the O.S. maps for the fisherman is the Landranger series, scale 1:50,000. For each of the lochs and rivers listed here, I have given the relevant O.S. Map number. 

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