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Tay Spring salmon fishing on the Tay in Perthshire has now seen out 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 .... read moreTuesday
23rd May
Findhorn Weekly Update as follows. Ian Neale reports from Altyre Estate: The week commencing May 15th started off very dry and bright with few anglers venturing out on Altyre. Plenty of fish were seen in all the likely spots, but there were no .... read moreMonday
22nd May
Dee Low water conditions persist on Deeside and despite looking at half a dozen different forecasters, I have found no solace; we are merely teased with the prospect of rain. Far be it from me to suggest that Mother Nature is capricious, but come on, .... read moreMonday
22nd May
Tweed River Tweed River Report Week Ending 20th May Finally after weeks of hoping for some rain we finally got a small lift of around 1ft 3 on Wednesday and it helped a lot going by the catches Thursday to Saturday. The rise had helped some of the older .... read moreMonday
22nd May
Spey Catches, again I am surprised just how good the catches are considering the conditions. Gordon Castle finished with almost twenty. I was pleased to receive a report from Orton, David Wood wrote, " I understand that Orton were comfortably into .... read moreSunday
21st May
Tyne The recent lack of rain has left the river very low and few anglers have been out. I have heard reports of fish seen and landed from the lower river around Wylam and Ovingham, and Bywell have landed the odd fish in the last two weeks. A few Sea .... read moreSunday
21st May
Nith 18th May - Friars Carse Hotel latest. The recent lift in levels should have encouraged more fish to enter the river despite this there are no reports of salmon being caught on the beat , however a few guests at the hotel have been out with the trout .... read moreThursday
18th May
Cumbria May 1st, Despite very low water conditions, salmon are getting desperate and coming in from the estuary. There have been several fish caught from the lower beats right through to Armathwaite for those fishing the right tactics in the right places. .... read moreThursday
18th May
Towy 17/5/2017 At last some rain! The Towy has risen and is running coloured and fast. Weather forecast for the next five days.Fairly dry and bright until Sunday with intermittent showers which should keep the river lively. Rain again on Monday. .... read moreThursday
18th May
Esks North and South Esks Both rivers have been plagued with Easterly Winds, wall to wall sunshine, and a lack of the wet stuff. Needless to say fishing has been very tough. It is raining steadily and I have my fingers crossed that it will .... read moreMonday
15th May
Don Update 3rd May The early weeks of April saw low river levels continue to prevail which kept many salmon anglers away from the river. The river has been lacking snow melt this spring and has been on the drop for weeks now, although this suited .... read moreWednesday
3rd May
Hebrides The Grimersta Fishery recorded two more spring salmon during the final week of April, bringing the total for the month to four. Philip Blair released a 10lb sea-liced fish during April 26th that he hooked on a Black & Silver Squid in the Bridge Pool .... read moreTuesday
2nd May
Galloway Despite the low water, three salmon were landed last week; two for Jamie Hyslop at Linloskin on the lower Cree and one for Chris Atkinson upon Mochrum Park of the Bladnoch. These fish were between 6 and 9lbs and all were fresh with sea-lice still .... read moreMonday
1st May
Annan Low water and cold winds persist for the fourth consecutive week and the days ahead look challenging as we continue to await the arrival of spring. With no rain forecast and the river at summer lows there will be little to encourage any fresh salmon .... read moreWednesday
26th Apr
Beauly Lower Beauly An unusually dry winter led to the first few months of the season struggling with low water; nevertheless, members of the Beauly Angling Club saw some success in early weeks with a good number of sea trout being taken from the .... read moreTuesday
25th 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
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
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