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Tiptoe

Fishery

The Tiptoe beat is one mile long, set in an attractive managed woodland valley and is fished from the right bank. It is approximately 2 miles upstream from the junction with the River Tweed. The fishing is predominantly for salmon and sea trout but grayling are a winter option.

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On arrival the angler will be welcomed and provided with a descriptive map of the pools, if not already printed from the Tweed website. There is a freezer, catch book and lavatory available at the farm.

Access to the beat is from Tiptoe Farm, where cars can be parked, followed by a short 3-4 mins walk down a steepish bank which leads to the River Till. This beat is for the able-bodied, for day or night fishing.

It is advised, to bring a rucksack or holdall bag to bring refreshements, food, clothing etc, down to the river.

Once at the bottom of the track there is a shelter hut, where you can base yourself for the time you are wanting to fish during the day or night.

The pools lie numbered up and down from the hut and there is a neatly cut path allowing access to all the pools.

The beat fishes best for salmon when the water is above 12". This gives the pools good flow and the rocks covered in the runs that can act as resting spots.

The seatrout fishing is very good from early summer into early Autumn. If bright and sunny in the evening I would advise a small 6-7ft rod to be able to cast under the trees.

Otherwise a 7/8 weight rod will cover most eventualities for the beat throught the year.

The beat has a good stock of Grayling and will be good sport in the winter and spring months when the salmon and seatrout are on the quiet side.

Nymph patterns are the best, and make sure you have a good sink tip for deeper pools.

Accommodation can be provided in the self-catering Orchard Cottage (Northumbria Tourist Board Registered 4 Stars.) Please click on the associated web site link

Banks
1 Right
Max rods/permits
3
Ghillies
0
Price range
£35.00

Top facilities

W.C.

Hut

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Hut
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Gillie customer service
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Gillie knowledge / advice
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Facilities & information

Facility

W.C.

Hut

Dog friendly

Tuition available

Fish

Sea trout

Atlantic salmon

Grayling

Wild trout

Food

Freezer

Arrival information and directions

Catches

Atlantic salmon
Last 7 days: 0 (Largest: 0lbs)

'17 '18 '19 '20 '21 Avg '22
Jan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
May 0 3 0 0 1 0.8 0
Jun 1 1 2 5 1 2 0
Jul 2 2 1 3 0 1.6 0
Aug 4 0 18 8 14 8.8 0
Sep 3 0 2 1 0 1.2 0
Oct 3 2 0 0 0 1 0
Nov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 13 8 23 17 16 15.4 0

Sea trout
Last 7 days: 0 (Largest: 0lbs)

'17 '18 '19 '20 '21 Avg '22
Jan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
May 2 1 7 0 11 4.2 0
Jun 11 5 16 2 3 7.4 0
Jul 14 1 3 0 5 4.6 0
Aug 1 0 7 5 3 3.2 0
Sep 0 1 0 2 0 0.6 0
Oct 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 28 8 33 9 22 20 0

Wild trout
Last 7 days: 0 (Largest: 0lbs)

'17 '18 '19 '20 '21 Avg '22
Jan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
May 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0 0 3 0.6 0
Dec 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 3 0.6 0

River Level

Since the 11th of November, SEPA's hydrology information systems have been impacted as an external supplier experienced an IT security issue. Most of their water level data is available, however there are some sites where we are unable to publish data.
Station name River height Status Last Updated
Gala Water at Galashiels 0 ft 7 in Steady 19th Jan 22 - 9:15 AM
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