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Yorkshire After what has been a quiet year by last years standards - October has really come in with bang. After several spates of around the 3 meter mark fish seem to be on the move in the hundreds. From Bolton Estate down to Boroughbridge fish have been .... read moreFriday
20th Oct
Annan The last two weeks there has been some fairly heavy rain and the Annan has seen its fair share of water. On the lower and middle beats there have been a number of fishing days lost due to the river being both high and coloured although the upper .... read moreWednesday
18th Oct
Tay Salmon fishing season on the Tay in Perthshire has now ended with changeable autumnal conditions, slightly colder weather plus reasonable water levels from rain at times and catches have been steady with autumn arriving. The temperatures had started .... read moreTuesday
17th Oct
Hebrides Strong winds and continued high water levels provided good fishing conditions in the Outer Hebrides resulting in 70 salmon/grilse recorded during the week beginning Oct 9th with some of the largest fish of the 2017 season caught during this .... read moreMonday
16th Oct
Dee That's it all done and dusted for another season. It was a much more encouraging year and there was a sense that, while not exactly the good old days, the Dee had a good head of fish in it. The final tally on FishDee is 4294 fish, which is a step .... read moreMonday
16th Oct
Tweed River Tweed River Report Week Ending 14th October Another week and here we go again, another very frustrating few days with some reasonable catches been made Monday & Tuesday, then we got a couple of decent rises which largely spoilt the last 3 .... read moreSunday
15th Oct
Tyne With just over a fortnight of the season left to go the system has fish throughout it of all colours and sizes. Both fresh salmon and some very late running sea trout have been seen and caught by anglers recently. Hitting good conditions for your .... read moreSaturday
14th Oct
Cumbria 12th October, another huge rise of water levels due to heavy rain which will end the season for most parts on the 14th. There have been some big fish caught this week before the rise of water, I did hear of one at 27lb from above Carlisle and a few .... read moreThursday
12th Oct
Findhorn Ian Neale reports from Altyre Estate for week ending September 30th as follows : River levels were at a good fishing height for the start of the fishing week, with a sudden rise on Monday afternoon pushing levels up at two foot nine inches on .... read moreWednesday
11th Oct
Nith 7th October - Friars Carse Beat. Latest information from the beat is that anglers are seeing fish throughout the beat which should be the case at this time of year. Regular Pete Behan had a salmon a couple of weeks ago when he was there and this .... read moreSaturday
7th Oct
Esks The sport on the rivers has benefited from the recent rains and some fresh grilse have been caught throughout both systems last week. Anglers are also catching larger coloured salmon on most beats. The sea trout are mainly past their best as .... read moreFriday
6th Oct
Far North As another season on the Helmsdale closes out there is much optimism in the air for spring 2018. The final tally will be knocking on for around 1700 fish, not bad for a river so lightly fished. The trend this season has been on a par with other .... read moreThursday
5th Oct
Ayrshire August was a good month for some but very disappointing for others. The Stinchar continued to enjoy success with two of the main beats Knockdolian and Dalreoch accounting for 70 fish between them. Other bests also enjoyed some good sport up and .... read moreWednesday
20th Sep
Galloway The weather has been very unsettled lately with testing conditions for anglers and fish rarely hanging around in the high waters. A break in the weather on Thursday did allow the rivers to settle down and 12 salmon were reported into the weekend, .... read moreTuesday
19th Sep
Beauly Lower Beauly Conditions have been mixed recently. We have finally seen a good volume of water coming down the river, though catches have been a little sporadic. Week 27 saw 17 salmon and with 4 to the Whitbread party, 6 to the Maxwell party .... read moreWednesday
13th Sep
Spey Catches. Things are pretty slow. Gordon Castle finished in the low thirties, thanks to Ian Tennant and his team for the updates. Delfur again crept into double figures. Mark sent me these two photographs, different fish caught by the same .... read moreSunday
27th Aug
Ness 22 August Last week and yesterday the anglers and salmon Connected, plenty of action and sport was had on all Ness beats and a great week for all on the river. A good allround week has been had and this week has started well. IAC .... read moreTuesday
22nd Aug
Lochaber Last week was the best sign yet that the Grilse numbers are building and the river is starting to hold a head of fish. The top pools of the Lochy are now holding residents and this should now steadily work it's way back downriver. We will have a .... read moreSunday
6th Aug
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 moreMonday
24th Jul
Don July 19th River Update It's been a mixed bag of weather over the past few weeks but despite some heavy showers falling over the catchment river levels remain at summer lows. In contrast fishing conditions over the past few days has been testing .... read moreWednesday
19th Jul