Changes laid before the Scottish Parliament on 24 November 2014 coming into force 9 January 2015 will have the undernoted effect ( for full details see
Summary of the new laws that will apply to our fishing:
No person may retain any salmon caught by
rod and line in a salmon fishery district, or part of a salmon fishery
district before April 1.
In this regulation—
failing to return a fish at once to the river or other water from which it came
and with the least possible injury.