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This week so far

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Last week

(Last updated: Monday 24th April)

River Tweed River Report Week Ending 22nd April

Last week saw no real improvement in the catches with just the odd fish here and there throughout the river. The weather remained pretty settled with some days of brisk westerly winds.

Middle Pavillion had 2 for the week Inc one for Mr Mickley from the Whirls

Bemersyde Head Ghillie Mr Ian Farr Reports "Had a sea liced fish on Wednesday for Mr John Murray and a very fresh one on Friday for Mr Borras. Not much fly life about and even fewer trout".

Speaking with Makerstoun's Head Boatman Mr Colin Pringle, "2 from Upper this week. Mr Alex Knox owner of The Contented Vine restaurant in Kelso, landed 1 on Monday".

On the Junction, the Langford Party had 3 for the week Inc a nice fish for John Taylor.

On Upper Hendersyde, Mr Jim Reid landed a nice 8lber on the fly from the Wintercast on Friday.

Sprouston landed 2 fish for the week. Both been caught on Monday with the best being 15lbs.

While on Hendersyde Head Boatman Ketch reports "One fish for the week and One Pull".

On Birgham Dub 4 were landed for the week, all sea liced and been caught using Micro Tubes and sink tips. 87 Year old Mr Barry Whelam, designer of the Hardy System 2 Reel was amongst the successful rods.

At Upper North Wark fishing was quiet, good effort made by the rods but with no success

Tillmouth had 2 for the week.

The week ended with the level at Sprouston 6” and the water temperature is 50.

Season So Far catches as reported on Fishtweed.
Salmon 338 (Biggest 22lb Junction)
Sea Trout 27 (Biggest 8lb Lower Birgham & Junction)

Keep in touch with us, Martin Ritchie 07825 334427, Tom Carter 01573 470612.

Beat catches reported
(week ending 22nd April)
SALMON & GRILSE: Tweedhill 1, Ladykirk 2, The Boathouse and Canny 1, Milne Graden 2, Tillmouth 2, West Learmouth 1, Birgham Dub 4, Sprouston 2, Hendersyde 1, Upper Hendersyde 1, Junction 3, Upper Makerstoun 2, Rutherford 4, Bemersyde 2, Middle Pavilion 2.
Total: 30 Largest: Rutherford 17lbs
SEA TROUT: None reported
TROUT: None reported

Fishing on the River Tweed

Downstream from Coldstream Bridge.

This Season so far

See also the charts on our Season so far page

To be updated soon.

Catches reported to us were:

SALMON & GRILSE: West Learmouth 2, Upper North Wark 3, Lower Birgham 2, Birgham Dub 8, Sprouston 3, Hendersyde 4, Upper Hendersyde 1, Junction 17, Upper Makerstoun 1, Rutherford 3, Dryburgh Lower 2, Drygrange 1, BDAA Whiteadder 1, BlueStone 1. Total: 49
SEA TROUT: Lower Birgham 1, Sprouston 1, Hendersyde 2, Upper Hendersyde 3, Junction 2, Dryburgh Lower 1, BDAA Whiteadder 1. Total: 11

SALMON & GRILSE: Tweedhill 1, Ladykirk 1, Milne Graden 1, West Learmouth 1, Upper North Wark 8, Lower Birgham 4, Birgham Dub 4, Sprouston 9, Hendersyde 14, Upper Hendersyde 8, Junction 71, Lower Makerstoun 7, Upper Makerstoun 7, Rutherford 11, Dryburgh Lower 2, Dryburgh Upper 3, Drygrange 1, Tweedswood 1, Boleside 1, BDAA Whiteadder 2, BlueStone 2. Total: 159
SEA TROUT: Ladykirk 1, Upper North Wark 3, Sprouston 1, Junction 4, Dryburgh Lower 1, BDAA Whiteadder 1. Total: 11

Last Season

The River Tweed Commission Annual General Meeting will be held in March and the 2016 figures will be released at that time.

The RTC now allows public attendance at its Annual General Meeting, which are usually held at 9.30am on the first Monday in March each year at the Cross Keys Hotel, Kelso. Public attendance is welcome.

The last RTC annual report can be seen by going to their website