River Earn Improvement Association
Preserving the past for the future
||Welcome to the homepage of the River Earn Improvement Association
(REIA). It was formed in
1977 to preserve the natural environment of the River Earn, its native and
The Association welcomes membership from those interested in angling
and matters related to the River Earn. By joining you will help to
preserve a unique part of Perthshire's natural heritage.
The Association A.G.M. will be held in the Royal British Legion, Crieff on Wednesday 19th April 2017 at 7.30 p.m.
Please see the News page for further details and reports.
Further information may be
obtained from the Secretary
View current river conditions
View current river levels
S.E.P.A Water levels
FishTay Water levels
Report Cormorant Sightings.
View Tay Salmon Fishery Board Website.
View Current Angling Reports For The Tay And Tributaries..
View Catch And Release Code.
Earn Conservation Codes
To View What Grimble Wrote About The Earn In 1905 See
conserve, preserve and protect the natural environment of the River Earn
Basin by carrying out habitat enhancement where overgrazing has
occurred. Clearing debris from the feeder streams. Removal and control of
alien species. Interaction with local schools in promoting the River Earn
and its wild life.
- To encourage all anglers compliance
with the Earn Conservation Code.
To actively discourage the use of worm during the Spring And Autumn periods
and to encourage the use of Circle and Sheldon hooks at other times which prevent
deep hooking and fatal damage to fish. To educate and promote the correct handling
of fish during the unhooking and returning process.
To view the Catch And Release Code Of Practice see Earn Conservation Codes
preserve, protect and restore stocks of native and migratory fish by purchasing
of a number of estuarial netting stations.
Carrying out population surveys, advice on pressures. Running our own
hatchery for targeting low distribution areas for migratory fish and
enhancement of native brown trout stock as possible future development
promote a natural self sustaining salmonid population by re-establishment of historical
spawning streams by re-seeding with eyed ova. Additionally, carrying out surveys to
ascertain causes in Salmonid decline in water courses. Seek advice on corrective
actions on low density population streams. Carry out remedial work if feasible.