Haaf Net Fishing in Annan

We manage Haaf Net fishing in Annan. Fishing is not permitted from 6pm on Friday until 6am the following Monday.

IMPORTANT NOTE - whilst we may issue a Licence to fish, responsibility for adhering to all relevant Government guidance, social distancing and ensuring it is permissible for you to travel and participate in haaf net fishing lies solely with the applicant at no liability to our Council or the Common Good.


  • West - from the mouth of the River Annan to the Solway border with England
  • East - from the Altar Stone to Battlehill 


  • Trout - 1 May until 6pm on Friday 7 September 
  • Salmon - 1 June until 6pm on Friday 7 September (catch and release only)

Throughout the season, no fishing shall take place from 6pm on Friday until 6am the following Monday.

Applications - call our Council Contact Centre 030 33 33 3000

Applications for 2021 are currently open:

To apply for a licence you need to be 18 years old or over.


Regulations apply. Haaf Net rules and guidelines are provided with licences.


Haaf Net Licence (Salmon) - £32.50 (including VAT)

Procedure for Allocation of Haaf Net Licences

The Annan Common Good Fund Sub-Committee hold the rights to 47 Haaf Net Licences and are making 30 available for the 2021 season.

Call 030 33 33 3000 or email fishings@dumgal.gov.uk for further information

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Page last updated: 02/03/2021
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