Fishing Reports

This week so far

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Last week

(Last updated: Tuesday 12th December)

Lower Beauly

The river is now shut for the close season.

Upper Beauly

The river is now shut for the close season.



Beat catches reported
(week ending 16th December)
SALMON & GRILSE: None reported
SEA TROUT: None reported
TROUT: None reported



Season review

Fish Count Data up to 26th October 2017 are given below.


Dam 2017 5 year average

Kilmorack 4254 3901

Aigas no data available


Lower Beauly - 2017

The final Lower Beauly total salmon catch for 2017 was 395, reflecting what was at times a difficult season, with high water temperatures and irregular water flow. A relatively dry winter and limited snowfall led to a more challenging start to the season, nevertheless we had an encouraging early season with fair numbers of good sized salmon coming into the river in spring.

The total number of fish recorded passing through Kilmorack dam this year, 4,254, was somewhat in advance of the five year average of 3,901 which is encouraging. Despite this 2017 proved to be a more difficult year for fishing and there was a sense that the grilse were passing through the system relatively quickly.

Upper Beauly - 2017

The Upper Beauly fared relatively well this year with fairly steady catches throughout the year.