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Kilmarnock Angling Club 2022 Season Tickets

PERMIT SALES AND NEW RULES/ CHANGES FOR 2022 SEASON

PERMIT SALES

KAC permits for 2022 season are now available for sale with prices remaining the same as last season as agreed at the 2021 AGM.

We are finalising the setting up of our KAC online banking facility thus enabling our members to purchase their permits by one single transaction, which on completion, will generate a first class postal service / service delivery of your new permit.
A £1.00 postal or delivery charge is applicable covering the Clubs costs involved when supplying your permit.

PERMIT APPLICATION METHODS.
1) Apply via the Kilmarnock Angling Club Facebook page using  the private messenger system leaving your full name and address including post code plus a mobile phone contact number.
2). Apply via the Kilmarnock Angling Club website leaving your full name and address including post code plus a mobile phone contact number.

Using both of the above methods, you will be contacted by our permit sales team who will give you all the information you require to successfully complete and purchase you permit.

3). Contact us via the KAC dedicated permit hotline phone number ( not manned 24/7) which is 07305 770187 leaving a brief voicemail or text as above your full name and address including post code and you will be contacted via text or voicemail.

DATA PROTECTION
The details you supplied will be held securely by the club and not passed on to any third parties without your written permission.

 NEW RULES / RULE CHANGES FOR THE 2022 SEASON.

The following additional new rules/ changes to existing rules are applicable from the commencement of the 2022 season as agreed at the clubs AGM.

The following 3 rules apply to both the river Irvine and tributaries,
Craigendunton Reservoir and Mary’s Loch.

  1. In line with the West of Scotland Protection Order, members must agree to bag inspections on request.
  2. Appropriate landing nets to be carried and used at all times when landing fish.
  3. For catch and release netted fish should be kept in the water whilst being unhooked using wetted hands to prevent fish scale damage and premature fish loss. Barbless hooks preferable.

Craigendunton Reservoir and Mary’s loch.
All of the above rules plus the following.

  1. Floats prohibited.
    Sight/strike indicators limited to 15 mm maximum diameter.
    All sight/strike hooked indicators are strictly prohibited.
  2. No multi or tandem hooked flies/lures to be used.
  3. No scented flies/lures, lumi grubs or their derivatives to be used.
  4. Spinning rods limited to 10 feet maximum length with spinning lures restricted to 50 mm maximum length, maximum lure weight of 12 grams.
  5. No camping or fires allowed at any time.

PERMIT INFO
Rainbow Trout Season - 15th March to 31st January
Brown Trout Season   - 15th March to 6th October
Salmon Season            - 15th March to 15th November

Season Ticket Prices for River and Craigendunton Reservoir
Adult  £60
OAP   £40 (New OAP Members must take out Adult Ticket for 1st Year @ £60)
Junior £10
Associate £60 

No access key to Craigendunton will be supplied to Junior Members
  • Juniors must be accompanied by a KAC Adult Member, who has key access,
    at all times when fishing at Craigendunton Reservoir
  • Any New Adult Member who wishes to fish Craigendunton Reservoir will require a key for access. This can be purchased for £10 from the CVO 
  • Visitors Fishing Permits
    Fishing Permits may be issued to visitors and are available from
    CVO, Bedford Mills, 16 Brewery Rd, Kilmarnock, KA1 3GZ, tel 01563 574 000 at the following rates

River Irvine and Tributaries
Day ticket to 31st July             £15.00 (Adult)            £5.00 (Junior)
Day Ticket after 31st July        £20.00 (Adult)           £5.00 (Junior)

ALL MIGRATORY FISH CAUGHT MUST BE RETURNED TO THE WATER IRRESPECTIVE OF THEIR CONDITION AS PER SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION

Craigendunton Reservoir
Day Ticket                              £15.00 (Adult)             £5.00 (Junior)

  • All visitors must be hosted and accompanied by KAC Adult Member who holds the access key. No access key will be issued to visiting anglers
  • Junior anglers must be accompanied by KAC Adult member when fishing at the Reservoir

    A visitor shall be a person who resides outside the bounds of the Club as defined in the Constitution.

    West Strathclyde Protection Order 1988
    The West Strathclyde Protection Order 1988 came into force on 7th October 1988. Fishing for or taking fresh water fish in waters of Kilmarnock Angling Club, Warranted Baliffs, Gamekeepers and Police Officers and allow them to inspect the fish and tackle in their possession. All Members should protect the Club waters by ensuring that only holders of Membership Cards or Permits are allowed to fish on our waters.

 

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