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Tay Salmon fishing on the Tay in Perthshire is in early September with changeable autumnal conditions for fishing in now slightly colder weather and reasonable water levels from rain at times plus catches are steady with autumn arriving. The .... read moreWednesday
20th Sep
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
Dee We enjoyed a good week on the Dee, with 185 reported. The rise in water levels has been timely, as I would have hated to be in the middle of September with low, clear, warm water. Water levels were a bit unsettled at times, but once the gauges had .... read moreMonday
18th Sep
Findhorn Ian Neale reports from Altyre Estate for week ending September 16th as follows : It was certainly a week of wet and sometimes windy weather, with river levels remaining on the high side throughout the week. Water clarity was the main problem on .... read moreMonday
18th Sep
Tweed River Tweed River Report Week Ending 16th September A week of unsettled weather brought regular small lifts of water which seem to have got the older fish on the move up through the system. We saw a vast improvement in the catches above .... read moreMonday
18th Sep
Nith 15th September - Friars Carse Beat. Just back from 4 days at the hotel running a course and guiding for some clients and despite the changing river levels it was good to see that there were a good number of salmon showing most days. Fish were seen .... read moreFriday
15th 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
Annan Monday 11September. Since salmon started to appear in the Solway in any numbers there has been a steady trickle of fish running the Annan with a mix of salmon and more recently, good sized grilse. After a very dry spring we had good fishing .... read moreMonday
11th Sep
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 .... read moreTuesday
29th Aug
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
Hebrides Garynahine recorded 13 salmon/grilse (11 returned) for the week despite very little fishing effort. Laurence Locke had 4 grilse, all around 3lbs - two from the Boat Pool, one from Majors and one from Alport. Gillies Mackenzie landed two better fish .... read moreMonday
21st 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
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
Border Esk To be frank, the river is is the best order for many years. After the lift on Tuesday the river is holding good numbers of seatrout and also a very good chance of a salmon. With the river and forecast settled for the next few days, it is .... read moreFriday
7th Jul