The Nairn District Salmon Fishery Board is a statutory body, made up of elected River Nairn proprietors, their mandatories and co-opted representatives.           


Board  members:
Rossie MacRae (Chair)

The Earl Cawdor

Paul MacBeth

Cllr Liz MacDonald

Dereck MacKenzie 

Jamie Mackintosh Walker

Alexander Rose

Cllr Peter Saggers

Stephen Fraser (Co-opted Angling Representative)          

Clerk to the Board:  

Rachel J Bromby MRICS FAAV



Reporting Poaching:
Advice from Police Wildlife Crime - see 'Poaching & Pollution'

Reporting Pollution:

Hotline 0800 807060  & - see 'Poaching & Pollution'


River Nairn District Salmon Fishery Board – Full Time River Bailiff

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a River Bailiff on the River Nairn. This is a full time post.


The primary role is to enforce fisheries regulations in the River Nairn District Salmon Fishery Board area.


The job holder will be required to produce quarterly reports on river activity for presentation to the Board. In addition, the job holder will be expected to help out with other general duties such as site monitoring, environmental improvements, INNS control, pest control and liaison with Riparian Proprietors and authorised anglers. The candidate will be able to demonstrate either, through qualifications or experience, knowledge of the fisheries sector, and/or practical experience in the defence/security sector. A Scottish fisheries law qualification would be advantageous. A reasonable degree of literacy and IT proficiency will be needed. A full driving licence will be essential. Because the nature of the work requires a reasonable degree of physical fitness is required.


Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 depending upon experience.


Applications including a CV and Covering Letter should be sent to:

The Clerk

Parks of Innes


IV30 8NH


By Friday 18th February 2022

On 1st February 2019  the  Nairn District Salmon Fishery Board resumed responsibility for all matters within its statutory remit. 

It ceased to be a member of the Findhorn Nairn & Lossie Fisheries Trust (FNLFT).  

Any business related to Salmonids  within the River Nairn catchment should be addressed to the appropriate person on the Nairn DSFB's Board or its Staff. 
Please see the Contacts page for details.