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Prospects

Salmon and trout fishing permits have been added to Don by beats across the river.

Fishing Permits.

Bottom river
This stretch of river can be good for spring salmon, grilse and sea trout. The Parkhill stretch holds good stocks of brown trout 

Lower middle river
Spring salmon, grilse, sea trout and brown trout can be caught throughout the season. From Inverurie downstream to Parkhill.

Middle river
Spring salmon can be caught from March. In the months of May and June the first grilse can be landed, when brown trout angling can also be at its best. From the Bridge of Alford downstream to Inverurie.

Upper river
In the middle of May the first of the salmon arrive at Strathdon. The Semeil and Candacraig stretches of river fish well giving good sport to brown trout fishermen. From late August into September, heavy runs of salmon and grilse move up to Strathdon although mainly coloured fish, heading for the spawning beds.From Strathdon downstream to the Bridge of Alford.

The most popular tributary to fish, is the Urie at Inverurie. Salmon, grilse, sea trout and also brown trout have been grassed from this tributary.

Please forward on any news, catches or photos to email  [email protected]   

Martin Webster

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