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Dee Congratulations to everyone who landed fish last week- it is no mean feat in current conditions. We finished with twenty-seven for the week, mostly fresh grilse. The river remains low; it's as low as many of the ghillies can remember and, looking .... read moreMonday
23rd Jul
Findhorn Altyre Week ending 22 July. There were signs that the weather was finally making a change for the better and after weeks of low water conditions we finally saw heavy rain falling over the River Findhorn catchment on Thursday evening and into Friday .... read moreMonday
23rd Jul
Spey Catches, Fochabers Angling Club, Andrew Milne tells me it was a disappointing week with only four salmon and a grilse landed. Gordon Castle. Ian Tennant tells me they had thirty-four for the week, mainly fresh grilse but unusually they are still .... read moreMonday
23rd Jul
Ness With a consistent water level coming off Loch Ness, the river is bucking the trend by a, fishing and b, producing fish. As the majority of rivers are so low on water, they have become almost too low to fish. The river and beats offer a great .... read moreThursday
19th Jul
Nith 18th July - Friars Carse report. A few anglers have been out with very little success since the beginning of July when Pat Stevens who was there during one of the fishing courses had some very nice grayling & brown trout whilst fishing a size 20 .... read moreWednesday
18th Jul
Beauly Lower Beauly THE LOWER Beauly averaged a little over five salmon per week in the first three weeks of May. This is some 50 per cent down on catches for the same period in 2017, a pattern that has been mirrored across most of the northern .... read moreWednesday
18th Jul
Tay The Tay, Perthshire is now well into July for salmon fishing with disappointing results in recent weeks due to very hot and bright weather conditions in our current outstanding summer. The hot weather is making life extremely difficult with water .... read moreTuesday
17th Jul
Tweed River Tweed River Report Week Ending 14th July Another week of below summer level conditions haven't helped the catches much, but as one gentleman was telling me it is summer after all! Which with some wisdom I had to smile and agree. With .... read moreSunday
15th Jul
Annan The long-term forecast suggests that we will enjoy good sea trout fishing conditions into next week with warm, settled evenings. It will be interesting to see if the evening trout fishing also improves after this good flush of water. The season .... read moreWednesday
11th Jul
Esks With the same weather pattern holding, the rivers are at an all time low. Salmon that were struggling at Gannochy managed to move though under the lift that comes last week, and with it came a few catches on the beats. Sadly it was not long .... read moreWednesday
27th Jun
Hebrides The following report covers the period June 11th - 23rd. Grilse started appearing around the west coast of Lewis in early June with regular numbers being caught by anglers fishing the Grimersta and Garynahine Rivers over the past two .... read moreTuesday
26th Jun
Border Esk A much better week for seatrout catches and some good numbers off the river. The warmer evenings have contributed to this and many more fish have been lost as well. Salmon fishing very quiet in the current weather and will continue for a while .... read moreTuesday
26th Jun
Lochaber Water Height – 5in-1ft 9 Water Temp – 50-58F This was more like the spring fishing we have come to expect from the Lochy over the last few years. A total of 13 fish landed and another 8 lost and all but one were double figure salmon with an .... read moreMonday
25th Jun
Galloway Very little rain throughout May and June resulted in very low water flows and poor conditions for salmon fishing. Finally some rain towards the end of last week added some welcome fresh water to the rivers and burns and a small flood occurred. On .... read moreTuesday
19th Jun