Fishing reports

This week so far

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Last week

(Last updated: Wednesday 1st August)

After almost 3 months of next to no rain, above average temperatures,
almost dangerous water temperatures to river life. IT FINALLY RAINED!!!!
Fish has been bouncing around many river mouths, ebbing in and out on tides
and this is not only for the salmon but also seatrout as well.
Last weekend saw a good dumping of water for Northern England, Southern Scotland,
and the west Coast of scotland. With a 1ft an above rise, this was enough to encourage
fish into many rivers and as a result catches have spiked in the early part of the week.
Fish have come and are running the lower reaches on many beats at present. With the cooler
conditions and an odd shower due in the fishing should improve. ?!

Martin Coulthard is now looking after the Cannobie and Langholm Club water and
brings a wealth of knowledge and tactics to the river. Martin
will return info to you. email

Keep in touch with Peter for Buccleugh waters, 07780 935211

Let me know what you are upto.

Beat catches reported
(week ending 11th August)
SALMON & GRILSE: Burnfoot 8, Willow Pool and Cauldron 3, Gilnockie Tower 1.
Total: 12 Largest: Willow Pool and Cauldron 15lbs
SEA TROUT: Burnfoot 3, Gilnockie Tower 7.
Total: 10 Largest: Burnfoot 7lbs
TROUT: None reported

Fishing on the River Border Esk
Alex Coles, who caught a Sea Trout on the Head of Department Beat last night. He also caught a 1/2lb Sea Trout, which was returned.

Fishing on the River Border Esk
Chris Fryer caught a 12-15lbs salmon in the boat pool on Wednesday 20th May 2015, it was a real silver beauty and very fresh!! It was returned in good condition

Fishing on the River Border Esk
Chris Fryer caught a lovely 7lb sea trout the following day on the same beat in the mid pool, it was very fresh and was also returned in good condition.

Fishing on the River Border Esk
Cauldron and Willow pool 20/04/2015, John Croasdell, on the fly, a 12lb, sea liced, cracking fish and safely returned.

Fishing on the River Border Esk
James Fraser catching a 3 3/4lb Sea Trout at Broomholm at 21:15 on a Sweeney fly.

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