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Last week

(Last Updated: Thursday 02 February)

River Findhorn

Latest from Ian Neale, Altyre.

It seems to have been quite a long cold and prolonged Winter period over these last couple of months, with some good spells of heavy snow falling over the River Findhorn catchment up in the Monhadliath mountains.

Air temperatures however have been fluctuating recently with milder conditions, giving spells of snow melt releasing into the river!  Hopefully though it is still early days in terms of potentially colder weather systems moving in over the upcoming weeks and months, as we have seen so many times in previous years!

 

The new salmon fishing season starts on the River Findhorn on February 11th, so local anglers and visitors are all champing at the bit to be back on the river chasing Silver!

 

Please do contact me: [email protected] for all information regarding all fishing opportunities and availabilities on the River Findhorn throughout the 2023 season.

 

River Nairn

The Nairn Angling Association AGM is to be held on the 13th December at 7.30pm in the Viewfield Bowling Club pavilion.

Any members wishing to bring up any items for discussion please send them to the secretary by 30th November.

We hope to see a good turn out now that covid has mostly receded.

 

 

Helpful Information

Tackle Shops and Outfitters nearby

Guides and Instructions on the river.

Where To Stay on the Findhorn and surrounding countryside. 

Where To Eat 

Fishing Permits for the Findhorn and Nairn.

If you would like to share any interesting stories or pictures from your time fishing the river for the purposes of this report, please feel free to contact us here.

If you would like to find out how FishPal can market your fishery please contact us. 

Hugo Brown with a cracking Spring salmon of around 10 lbs, from the Whirling Holel on Upper Home beat at Darnaway, River Findhorn, in late May.

Fred Brown looking very happy with this fresh Spring salmon of around 12 lbs, from the Whirling Hole pool on Upper Home beat at Darnaway in May

Artie McKerron with a superb fresh sea liced Spring salmon of around 10 lbs from the Roan pool on Altyre Estate, River Findhorn in early June.

 

Season so far

(Last Updated: Monday 06 June)

There is no season so far report yet


Prospects

 

Always worth checking the forecast for the week ahead, there have been some good sized fish about. The weather is turning cooler again so get yourself out there.

A fresh 12lb Summer salmon for Judy Grant, Scur pool on Altyre Estate, Upper beat. No. 9.(photo Ian Neale)

 

 

Weather information

 

In a sport where success can be directly related to the particular weather and water conditions, accurate information, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week is invaluable. By regularly checking our links to the sites listed below anglers can be well informed on how the week's weather pattern is developing.

Please click on the weather link here

For Tide information

 

Seven day predictions for Burghead the nearest tide station to the Findhorn can be seen at:

Admiralty EasyTide

 
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