Salmon and freshwater fish are an extremely important natural asset for Scotland.

If you enjoy working outdoors and have a passion for fishing, a job in the industry could see you looking after this invaluable resource. You could be involved in monitoring and managing fishery habitats, assessing levels and condition of fish stocks, or working with the public at a commercial sports fishery.

If you have technical knowledge and practical skills, then a career in this diverse and rewarding industry could be perfect for you.

There are many opportunities for anyone interested in a career  within fisheries management, with many different routes into the industry. From advising anglers to running a fish hatchery and managing fish stocks, there are lots of rewarding careers on offer. Take a look at the jobs below for inspiration.

Fisheries management careers brochure
jobs in fisheries management
Quick guide to a career in fisheries management on the River Dee with biologist Jamie Urquhart