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Dee Dee anglers worked hard last week. The fish in the pools remained stoic for the most part and those landed were hard won. I suspect the salmon were probably as nonplussed as I was with the conditions, which at the risk of understatement, remain .... read moreMonday
24th Apr
Findhorn Weekly Update as follows: Week ending 23 April Lethen reports; The fishing effort was slightly higher last week but hardly 20% of full potential yet we caught 9 fish spread evenly over all three beats in low water conditions. On Dunearn .... read moreMonday
24th Apr
Tweed River Tweed River Report Week Ending 22nd April Last week saw no real improvement in the catches with just the odd fish here and there throughout the river. The weather remained pretty settled with some days of brisk westerly winds. Middle .... read moreMonday
24th Apr
Spey Catches, again depending where you have been fishing your perception will vary hugely, the middle to top of the river beats are crying out for a lift in the river. The Lower River is comparatively happy with the lower water slowing the fish .... read moreSunday
23rd Apr
Tyne Recent catches have been a bit quiet but Paul Collingwood of Durham landed his first ever salmon of 7lbs on fly at Riding Mill and Graeme Edwards of Edwards tackle shop in Hexham returned an 18lb fish in the same area. On Bywell Chris Hill and Ian .... read moreSunday
23rd Apr
Nith 18th April - Friars Carse Hotel latest. Arrived last Thursday for a few days fishing before I ran the 2nd Fly Fishing Course of the year to find the river quite low and clear, fished throughout the day with the double and single handed rod and .... read moreTuesday
18th Apr
Cumbria April, A few fish caught and seen up and down the river as far up as the Lazonby area. Water levels are dropping in very nicely for the lower beats, on the 14th the water height is a six inches and 10oC. This week we have seen salmon coming in .... read moreTuesday
18th Apr
Tay Spring salmon fishing on the Tay in Perthshire is now in April with improving conditions for fishing in milder weather and settling lower water levels plus catches are improving after a slow start to the season. Expectation is high on the river for .... read moreTuesday
18th Apr
Hebrides The first spring salmon recorded in the Outer Hebrides this season was landed on Friday, April 14th. A local rod, fishing a Red Francis, hooked, landed and released a 9lb cock fish at Grimersta's First Stream. The previous year saw the first salmon .... read moreMonday
17th Apr
Annan The week commencing April 3rd saw the river in ideal conditions for salmon anglers. Heavy rain the previous week gave way to a falling river at the beginning of the week that then held steady towards the weekend. Water clarity was excellent and .... read moreMonday
10th Apr
Firth of Forth The start of the season on Stirling Council Fisheries has been pretty slow, however last week (w/c 27th Mar) proved to be a little bit more productive. We had the 2nd confirmed springer and also the 3rd confirmed springer landed. One of the fish was .... read moreMonday
3rd Apr
Esks 3 April North and South Esk Reports, North Esk, The last two weeks have been quieter due to unfavourable conditions with easterly winds blowing upriver most days. I am quite sure that there are a considerable number of fish in the river .... read moreMonday
3rd Apr
Ness March has given differing fortunes to anglers fishing the rivers and the Loch. The weather patterns have been varied and as a result the levels have been up and down so much that some rivers ahve had some great sport but too high for the other .... read moreFriday
31st Mar
Border Esk After a settled winter, Feb and March have been wild, storm after storm has come into the west of the country and the rivers local to the Esk have been high, low, over the top, just about everything, needless to say there has been little to no .... read moreTuesday
28th Mar
Don River Don Update March 28th 2017 The past few weeks has shown a slight improvement in numbers of salmon landed, the ADAA fishing's saw some action from their beats at Parkhill and Kemnay and are now reporting half a dozen returned. The quality .... read moreTuesday
28th Mar
Blackwater Munster Blackwater Summary A tough start to the season with high water most weeks, however on a positive note water temperatures have been on the high side for this time of year. Averaging over 8'c this is enough to enable fish to negotiate the .... read moreWednesday
22nd Mar
Galloway Despite a good rise in river height, very few anglers have been out fishing and nothing was reported on the Bladnoch this week. .... read moreThursday
2nd Mar
Far North So the first fish was caught and returned on the river Helmsdale today by Andy Fiona Torrish Sutherland (no surprise there then!) Beat 6 was the spot in the legendary Swirl pool at 9lbs and fresh obviously. Andy's second first fish from that same .... read moreThursday
2nd Feb