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Daily blog 14/8/2018

Daily blog 14/8/2018

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Another overcast start with thepromise of some heavy rain from mid morning.

 

One fish yesterday w…

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Daily blog 13/8/2018

Daily blog 13/8/2018

  • Monday, August 13, 2018

A cooler start to the week with a fresh breeze and overcast conditions.

Hopefully the current condi…

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Blog 6/8/18

Blog 6/8/18

  • Monday, August 6, 2018

The overnight rain did not come to much, but we do have a rise in the river from the loch. The top o…

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Blog 4/8/18

Blog 4/8/18

  • Saturday, August 4, 2018

Yesterday saw some rain and the loch has come up a couple of feet. This will give us a small rise in…

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Daily blog 27/7/2018

Daily blog 27/7/2018

  • Friday, July 27, 2018

Another bright day forecast from midday onwards, however the continuing heat is giving us a threat o…

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Blog 20/7/18

Blog 20/7/18

  • Friday, July 20, 2018

The promise of some overnight rain was not fulfilled. As is often the case when the rain comes from …

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Blog 18/7/18

Blog 18/7/18

  • Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Some very heavy shower yesterday and overnight, gave us a very small lift and the river has just rea…

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Blog 17/7/18

Blog 17/7/18

  • Tuesday, July 17, 2018

There is no doubt that for us in the north there is a change in the weather, and we might at least h…

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Daily blog 10/7/2018

Daily blog 10/7/2018

  • Tuesday, July 10, 2018

A dull damp start but unfortunately we have lost the steady breeze from yesterday so the midge may b…

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Blog 9/7/2018

Blog 9/7/2018

  • Monday, July 9, 2018

Its looks like we have more cloud and cooler conditions to start the week

With tides building as th…

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Blog 6/7/18

Blog 6/7/18

  • Friday, July 6, 2018

The picture shows Loch More, the size of the loch has reduced by around 50% and more and more sand i…

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Blog 27/6/18

Blog 27/6/18

  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Today we are experiencing our hottest day of the year so far at 25C and with not much change in the …

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Blog 18/6/18

Blog 18/6/18

  • Monday, June 18, 2018

We are still waiting for rain, you can see from the picture the water is now not even reaching the b…

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Blog 14/6/18

Blog 14/6/18

  • Thursday, June 14, 2018

The rain yesterday and overnight did nothing to the river, although heavy rain was forecast all we g…

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Blog 12/6/18

Blog 12/6/18

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2018

With a very low river and the need for some decent rain, the forecast for the next 48hrs looks inter…

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Blog 6/6/18

Blog 6/6/18

  • Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The dry weather continues with another bright day, some rods were out this am, but with no success, …

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Blog 4/6/18

Blog 4/6/18

  • Monday, June 4, 2018

It looks like another week without rain. However I think we will have better fishing conditions this…

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Blog 29/5/18

Blog 29/5/18

  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Early and late fishing produced a couple of fish yesterday, it also gave us our hottest day of the y…

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blog 25/5/18

blog 25/5/18

  • Friday, May 25, 2018

Another bright start to the day! However it does look like there may be a chance of more cloud than …

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Blog 23/5/18

Blog 23/5/18

  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The rain forecast on Sunday night through to Monday came, but it was mainly a heavy drizzle, the ris…

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Blog 15/5/18

Blog 15/5/18

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Yesterdays bright sunshine did us no favours. We start today, again with bright sunshine, but with a…

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Blog 14/5/18

Blog 14/5/18

  • Monday, May 14, 2018

Any rain is welcome! Although we had some heavy rain overnight on Saturday and into Sunday morning i…

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Blog 9/5/18

Blog 9/5/18

  • Wednesday, May 9, 2018

It was a good day today. Although the river is low, the day was a very good day to fish, overcast an…

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Blog 3/5/18

Blog 3/5/18

  • Thursday, May 3, 2018

The weather this week has given us near perfect overhead conditions, a good breeze and good cloud co…

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Blog 30/4/18

Blog 30/4/18

  • Monday, April 30, 2018

We start the week with a hard frost and bright blue skies, not great fishing conditions, the forecas…

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Blog 28/4/18

Blog 28/4/18

  • Saturday, April 28, 2018

The heavy showers from yesterday have given us a couple of extra inches, but this will quickly fall …

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Blog 24/4/18

Blog 24/4/18

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Yesterday saw a better day for fishing with a bit more cloud cover and a friendly more westerly wind…

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Daily blog 19/4/2018

Daily blog 19/4/2018

  • Thursday, April 19, 2018

Another bright start this morning with little in the way of a breeze!

It does look as if we will ha…

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Blog 18/4/18

Blog 18/4/18

  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Well what can be said, it looks like another bright day ahead, it should cloud over later today to g…

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Blog 31/3/18

Blog 31/3/18

  • Saturday, March 31, 2018

Yesterday was a difficult day to fish. Snow and sleet for the morning and a rising river in the afte…

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Blog 29/3/18

Blog 29/3/18

  • Thursday, March 29, 2018

What a difference 24 hrs makes, Tuesday was an awful day for fishing with many rods, having battled …

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Blog 28/3/18

Blog 28/3/18

  • Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Rain overnight rain has put the river up to just over two feet and it looks to have peaked early thi…

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Daily blog 24/3/2018

Daily blog 24/3/2018

  • Saturday, March 24, 2018

Its another fine start to the day with broken white cloud and light southwest winds. 

The river has…

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Daily blog 23/3/2018

Daily blog 23/3/2018

  • Friday, March 23, 2018

Yesterday was the warmest day of the year so far in caithness with a rather balmy 12'c.

Today looks…

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Daily blog 22/3/2018

Daily blog 22/3/2018

  • Thursday, March 22, 2018

Yesterday's rain did little to affect river levels and today looks like it will be a brighter more s…

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Daily blog 21/3/2018

Daily blog 21/3/2018

  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018

After a couple of nice days it looks like some more weather will be approaching from the west over t…

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Blog 19/3/2018

Blog 19/3/2018

  • Monday, March 19, 2018

We start the new week with a hard frost and bright blue skies and it looks like high pressure will d…

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Blog 14/3/18

Blog 14/3/18

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018

With the second fish off yesterday, fishing is picking up, the river looks in very good order, at th…

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Blog 12/3/18

Blog 12/3/18

  • Monday, March 12, 2018

After the rain on Sat/Sun the river rose to around 40" on Sunday evening, it has now peaked and is s…

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Blog 9/3/18

Blog 9/3/18

  • Friday, March 9, 2018

Just a very quick Blog tp say that we at know off the mark, with Pat Quinn taking the first fish of …

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blog 2/3/18

blog 2/3/18

  • Friday, March 2, 2018

The picture is looking down Cruives eye on beat 10. Much of the river has a covering of ice and for …

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Blog 28/2/18

Blog 28/2/18

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018

As with many parts of the country we are in the grip of cold temperatures and snow showers. Rods wer…

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Blog 22/2/18

Blog 22/2/18

  • Thursday, February 22, 2018

Looks like a great day to be out, a bit cold, but with the river looking perfect could this be the d…

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Blog 19/02/18

Blog 19/02/18

  • Monday, February 19, 2018

With the water running at 12 inches it is a good height for fishing and also a good height to get so…

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Daily blog 12/2/2018

Daily blog 12/2/2018

  • Monday, February 12, 2018

We start the week with snow on the ground  as winter returns to the banks of the River Thurso.

It h…

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Daily blog 6/2/2018

Daily blog 6/2/2018

  • Tuesday, February 6, 2018

The hunt for the first fish of the season continues.

We have a cool week ahead with cold winds comi…

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Blog 29/1/2018

Blog 29/1/2018

  • Monday, January 29, 2018

We start a new week with the river running at just over 2 half feet after heavy overnight rain.

Jan…

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Blog 26/1/2018

Blog 26/1/2018

  • Friday, January 26, 2018

Both the weather and the river have settled down nicely after a wet and windy first half of the week…

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Blog 24/1/2018

Blog 24/1/2018

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Most of the ice and snow has melting leaving us with higher unsettled water levels. 

The next coupl…

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Blog 22/1/2018

Blog 22/1/2018

  • Monday, January 22, 2018

A slightly warmer start to the week with the first signs of a thaw in progress.

Many pools are stil…

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Blog 18/1/2018

Blog 18/1/2018

  • Friday, January 19, 2018

Winter continues to keep an strong hold on the banks of the Thurso with many parts of the river beco…

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Blog 17/1/2018

Blog 17/1/2018

  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Winter has hit caithness as predicted. 

The river continues to hold steady at just over a foot and …

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Blog 15/1/2018

Blog 15/1/2018

  • Monday, January 15, 2018

We start our first full week of the season this morning. 

The river height remains settled over the…

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11 Jan 2018

11 Jan 2018

  • Thursday, January 11, 2018

The opening day I'd finally upon us and we have a beautiful crisp clear morning with little or no br…

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Blog 05/10/17

Blog 05/10/17

  • Thursday, October 5, 2017

The last day of the season is here and it looks like another windy day! some great fishing yesterday…

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Blog 04/10/17

Blog 04/10/17

  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017

An excellent days fishing yesterday. Today looks like it is going to be a bit brighter, but we will …

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Blog 03/10/17

Blog 03/10/17

  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The rods out yesterday did well. The wind was often brutal at times and coupled with another rising …

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Blog 02/10/17

Blog 02/10/17

  • Monday, October 2, 2017

I think we are in for a stormy week if the weather forecast is to be believed! Strong winds and blus…

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Blog 30/9/17

Blog 30/9/17

  • Saturday, September 30, 2017

A calmer but brighter day today. The river is looking good at 16 inches. Tight lines to all fishing …

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Blog 29/9/17

Blog 29/9/17

  • Friday, September 29, 2017

The river rose slowly again yesterday and peaked at 21" overnight. Fishing yester was difficult it t…

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Blog 28/9/17

Blog 28/9/17

  • Thursday, September 28, 2017

A hard day fishing yesterday with a strong south easterly wind, which never makes fishing easy on th…

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Blog 27/9/17

Blog 27/9/17

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017

It looks like a windy day ahead, the wind is remaining in the South East, which whilst warm, it is a…

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Blog 26/9/17

Blog 26/9/17

  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017

We had good fishing yesterday despite a slowly rising river, with most of the beats taking or at lea…

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Blog 25/9/17

Blog 25/9/17

  • Monday, September 25, 2017

This is our last full week of the season and it looks like it is going to give us some good fishing.…

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Blog 23/9/17

Blog 23/9/17

  • Saturday, September 23, 2017

After some great fishing yesterday, it looks like the Sun is going to be out all day today which wil…

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Blog 22/9/17

Blog 22/9/17

  • Friday, September 22, 2017

The theme of the last couple of week continues, with another rise in the river. The river peaked las…

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Blog 20/9/17

Blog 20/9/17

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017

14" overcast a good breeze and a bit of rain in the forecast.....Should be good.

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Blog 19/9/17

Blog 19/9/17

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A cracking day yesterday and it looks like it should be another good day today, The wind is a bit li…

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Blog 16/9/17

Blog 16/9/17

  • Saturday, September 16, 2017

The river has stopped rising! After two days of squally showers, which caused the river to rise slow…

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Blog 15/9/17

Blog 15/9/17

  • Friday, September 15, 2017

The heavy showers of yesterday and overnight has caused the river to slowly rise. We are expecting m…

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Blog 14/9/17

Blog 14/9/17

  • Thursday, September 14, 2017

A great day yesterday. The river is still running at a very good 22 inches and I would hope for anot…

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Blog 13/9/17

Blog 13/9/17

  • Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Yesterday we started to see the river fishing in the afternoon as it dropped from 52 to 38 inches. W…

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Blog 12/9/17

Blog 12/9/17

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Well we wished for rain and rain we have had! The river rose all day yesterday, all night and it is …

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Blog 11/9/17

Blog 11/9/17

  • Monday, September 11, 2017

One should never tempt fate, but are we going to have a better week this week? The river is currentl…

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Blog 9/9/17

Blog 9/9/17

  • Saturday, September 9, 2017

The heavy showers yesterday have given us a decent rise, the river peaked at about 22 inches overnig…

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Blog 8/9/17

Blog 8/9/17

  • Friday, September 8, 2017

Yesterday's rain has given us a small rise, up 3 inches to 10 inches. Also the temperature of the ri…

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Blog 5/9/17

Blog 5/9/17

  • Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The conditions yesterday dropped the temperature of the water down to around 54F, which is no bad th…

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Blog 4/9/17

Blog 4/9/17

  • Monday, September 4, 2017

A change in weather greats the new week, very overcast a good breeze and the promise of some rain to…

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Blog 2/9/17

Blog 2/9/17

  • Saturday, September 2, 2017

I would like to say something different, but it is very much the same as previous days. Looks bright…

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Blog 31/8/17

Blog 31/8/17

  • Thursday, August 31, 2017

Similar conditions again and not much sign of rain. Some success yesterday, but they are still provi…

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Blog 30/8/17

Blog 30/8/17

  • Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Not much change to report I am afraid, good water, lots of fish , but difficult to tempt.

 

 

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Blog 29/8/17

Blog 29/8/17

  • Tuesday, August 29, 2017

It looks like a bright day ahead, the river was rising a little bit, but has now settled back to 11 …

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Blog 28/8/17

Blog 28/8/17

  • Monday, August 28, 2017

A start of a new week, some late entries put the total up to 41 fish for last week but it was hard w…

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Blog 25/8/17

Blog 25/8/17

  • Friday, August 25, 2017

Despite a small rise from little river, we are finding hard to connect with a fish. There are a lot …

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Blog 22/8/17

Blog 22/8/17

  • Tuesday, August 22, 2017

We have had some problems, with the blog, over the last few days, hopefully now sorted, (Fishery man…

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Blog 16/8/17

Blog 16/8/17

  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The river is running nicely at 9 inches and we are seeing fresh fish in the lower beats, but the upp…

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Blog 15/8/17

Blog 15/8/17

  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Some good fresh fish yesterday from 2 and fish seen elsewhere, but it is the same story, fish in eve…

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Blog 14/8/17

Blog 14/8/17

  • Monday, August 14, 2017

It looks like a good fishing day, overcast and 9 inches on the gauge. We have some rain forecast and…

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Blog 12/8/17

Blog 12/8/17

  • Saturday, August 12, 2017

It looks like a calmer day to day after yesterdays winds. After my predictions that the river might …

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Blog 11/8/17

Blog 11/8/17

  • Friday, August 11, 2017

A great day for many of the rods out on the river yesterday, with 35 fish. But what of today, althou…

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Blog 10/8/17

Blog 10/8/17

  • Thursday, August 10, 2017

A good day yesterday with 27 fish in the book, plus one Pink Salmon. Today a little brighter but, sh…

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Blog 9/8/17

Blog 9/8/17

  • Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The river is still rising very slowly, the heavy showers in the hills are keeping water coming into …

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Blog 8/8/17

Blog 8/8/17

  • Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The heavy showers of yesterday has given us another small rise, and so again today we have good wate…

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Blog 7/8/17

Blog 7/8/17

  • Monday, August 7, 2017

We finished strongly last week as the river started to settle, with 50 fish for the last two days. T…

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Blog 5/8/17

Blog 5/8/17

  • Saturday, August 5, 2017

19 inches and falling slowly overcast..........what more do you want!

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Blog 4/8/17

Blog 4/8/17

  • Friday, August 4, 2017

The river has again had a small rise and we are up to 19 inches. The river yesterday rose slowly for…

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Blog 3/8/17

Blog 3/8/17

  • Thursday, August 3, 2017

The river is in good order at 15". Today, it looks like a good fishing day, a breeze and overcast an…

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Blog 2/8/17

Blog 2/8/17

  • Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Heavy showers during yesterday has given us another small rise so we are back up to 15 inches. We ha…

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blog 1/8/17

blog 1/8/17

  • Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Yesterday's rain has given us a rise in the river, it peaked at around 18 inches overnight, but it h…

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Blog 31/7/17

Blog 31/7/17

  • Monday, July 31, 2017

We start the new week, with reasonable water and a good number of fish in the river. Early rods out …

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Blog 25/7/17

Blog 25/7/17

  • Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Well, it has been a difficult day, the conditions looked good, but we only managed to put a few fish…

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Blog 21/7/17

Blog 21/7/17

  • Friday, July 21, 2017

Heavy rain yesterday morning and again overnight has given us a good spate, this morning the river w…

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Blog 20/7/17

Blog 20/7/17

  • Thursday, July 20, 2017

The overnight rain was very localised and has not done much for the river, but we have a much better…

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Blog 19/7/17

Blog 19/7/17

  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Another very bright day in prospect, but keep an eye on the forecast, might be some rain.

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Blog 18/7/17

Blog 18/7/17

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017

It looks like a very bright day in prospects and with 7 inches on the gauge it is going to be a hard…

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15/7/17

15/7/17

  • Saturday, July 15, 2017

We have an overcast start to the day with a promise of rain but it still remains very muggy.

 the w…

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14/7/17

14/7/17

  • Friday, July 14, 2017

A fresh start this morning with more wind and occasional showers and a few bright spells

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13/7/14

13/7/14

  • Thursday, July 13, 2017

After days of waiting more steady cloud is around this morning.

 still plenty of fresh grilse enter…

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12/7/17

12/7/17

  • Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Another Bright calm day in prospect.

 fresh grilse are still being picked up despite the unkind ove…

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Daily blog (3)

Daily blog (3)

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017

A difficult day yesterday with very calm humid conditions despite plenty if fresh fish seen througho…

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10/7/17

10/7/17

  • Monday, July 10, 2017

Another week begins with the river running at 7 inches, larger tides over the weekend will help to p…

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Blog 8/7/17

Blog 8/7/17

  • Saturday, July 8, 2017

Nice conditions for fishing today, breezy and overcast with a chance of light rain.

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Blog 7/7/17

Blog 7/7/17

  • Friday, July 7, 2017

The fish remain in a strange mood, lots of fresh fish in the river, but are they taking.............…

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Blog 6/7/17 (1)

Blog 6/7/17 (1)

  • Thursday, July 6, 2017

Even with the bright sunshine yesterday we still continued to put a few fish in the book. Today look…

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Blog 5/7/17

Blog 5/7/17

  • Wednesday, July 5, 2017

After a couple of relatively good fishing days, it looks like a very bright day ahead.

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Blog 1/7/17

Blog 1/7/17

  • Saturday, July 1, 2017

The new month has greeted us with a river in good condition, yesterday the river continue to rise sl…

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Blog 30/6/17

Blog 30/6/17

  • Friday, June 30, 2017

Rain yesterday has given us a couple of extra inches and we are running at 10 inches. There are a lo…

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27/6/17

27/6/17

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017

A fresher day in prospect.

Rain is forecast from lunch time.

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Blog 24/6/17

Blog 24/6/17

  • Saturday, June 24, 2017

We have a very windy in prospect, with gale force wind forecast for the day.

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Blog 21/6/17

Blog 21/6/17

  • Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Good conditions again today, overcast with a bit of breeze, we will put a few fish in the book.

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Blog 20/6/17

Blog 20/6/17

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Looks like it is going to be a bit on the bright side today, but we are holding on to a good breeze …

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Blog 19/6/17

Blog 19/6/17

  • Monday, June 19, 2017

A new week starts, it looks good with some rain this morning and good overhead conditions, there are…

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Blog 17/6/17

Blog 17/6/17

  • Saturday, June 17, 2017

The river continues to fish well. We had some light rain yesterday evening and this has helped tp ke…

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Blog 16/6/17

Blog 16/6/17

  • Friday, June 16, 2017

Heavy showers have lifted the river again and it peaked at about 24 inches overnight.

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Blog 14/6/17

Blog 14/6/17

  • Wednesday, June 14, 2017

With the river dropping nicely and an overcast day with a south westerly breeze, it should be anothe…

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Blog 12/6/17

Blog 12/6/17

  • Monday, June 12, 2017

We have again had some overnight rain which has pushed the river up a couple more inches, but the ri…

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Blog 10/6/17

Blog 10/6/17

  • Saturday, June 10, 2017

The river this morning is still high, but we will see it dropping all day and I think we will see so…

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Blog 09/06/17

Blog 09/06/17

  • Friday, June 9, 2017

Yesterday the river was dropping all day and the higher water beats and pools started to produce in …

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Blog 6/7/17

Blog 6/7/17

  • Wednesday, June 7, 2017

A big spate, 8 inches over the dam and the river is at 53 inches and rising. We will certainly loose…

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Blog 6/6/17

Blog 6/6/17

  • Tuesday, June 6, 2017

A few fish in the book yesterday, a lot of fish were seen running in the middle beats, but they seem…

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Blog 6/5/17

Blog 6/5/17

  • Monday, June 5, 2017

Very heavy showers on Sunday has given us a small lift up to 12 inches, which is very welcome. It do…

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Blog 3/6/17

Blog 3/6/17

  • Saturday, June 3, 2017

A calm day ahead, early fog is set to lift and it might be a bit brighter than previous days. The fi…

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Blog 2/6/17

Blog 2/6/17

  • Friday, June 2, 2017

A calm day in prospect, but with good overcast conditions we should be able to get a couple of fish …

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Blog 1/6/17

Blog 1/6/17

  • Thursday, June 1, 2017

Another good day yesterday despite the bright weather. Today looks ok with good overhead conditions.…

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Blog 31/5/17

Blog 31/5/17

  • Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The early rods have been out and have had 4 nice fish this am. It looks like an ok day, a bit more s…

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Blog 30/5/17

Blog 30/5/17

  • Tuesday, May 30, 2017

After the end of last weeks bright sunshine is was good to see cooler temperatures and overcast skie…

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Blog 27/5/17

Blog 27/5/17

  • Saturday, May 27, 2017

It is going to be another very bright day, good for my solar panels but not for fishing. Some of the…

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Blog 26/5/17

Blog 26/5/17

  • Friday, May 26, 2017

Another very hot and bright day ahead, early rods have had some success and saw fishing running, the…

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Blog 25/5/17

Blog 25/5/17

  • Thursday, May 25, 2017

It looks like a very bright day ahead. A good number of fish were seen on the river and we have star…

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Blog 24/5/17

Blog 24/5/17

  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The river was rising in the morning and peaked at 12 inches and the bottom of the river was carrying…

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Blog 23/5/17

Blog 23/5/17

  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017

We have had some overnight rain and this has given us a rise in the river and it is still rising. To…

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daily blog 22 may

daily blog 22 may

  • Monday, May 22, 2017

A very bright start this morning.

there are heavy showers forecast for late afternoon early evening…

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Blog 20/5/17

Blog 20/5/17

  • Saturday, May 20, 2017

Light rain has greeted us this morning and it looks like it will be with us for the whole day. We ha…

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Blog 19/5/17

Blog 19/5/17

  • Friday, May 19, 2017

Looks like a calm day ahead, the fish are still running  the river with a nice sea-liced fish from b…

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Blog 18/5/18

Blog 18/5/18

  • Thursday, May 18, 2017

After days of strong winds, the wind has dropped and the day is starting overcast. It should be a re…

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Blog 17/5/17

Blog 17/5/17

  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A bright day in prospect! It looks like the cloud might build in the afternoon, lets hope!

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Blog 16/5/17

Blog 16/5/17

  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A brighter and warmer day in prospect for the rods out today. We still have a good breeze blowing wh…

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Blog 15/5/17

Blog 15/5/17

  • Monday, May 15, 2017

The forecast rain did come but not in the quantity that would make much difference and we ended up w…

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Fishing day

Fishing day

  • Saturday, May 13, 2017

It is a good fishing day, overcast with the threat of rain. We are seeing fish running the river and…

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Overcast day

Overcast day

  • Thursday, May 11, 2017

Another overcast day in prospect. The wind has changed direction again to the South East, hopefully …

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Blog 8/5/17

Blog 8/5/17

  • Monday, May 8, 2017

Another week starts and it looks to be quite a different week weather wise. We have lost the bright …

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Blog 06/05/17

Blog 06/05/17

  • Saturday, May 6, 2017

It looks like we might have some respite from the bright sunny days we have had so far this week. Th…

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Blog 3/5/17

Blog 3/5/17

  • Wednesday, May 3, 2017

It is going to be a bright day today! Sun is braking through the early mist and it is going to be br…

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Blog  1/5/17

Blog 1/5/17

  • Monday, May 1, 2017

It looks like a slightly warmer week ahead, but with a fresh easterly wind, The river is in good con…

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Blog 29/4/17

Blog 29/4/17

  • Saturday, April 29, 2017

What a difference a few days make, early in the week, it was the worst winter weather we have had an…

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Blog 28/4/2017

Blog 28/4/2017

  • Friday, April 28, 2017

Yesterday saw our 12 rods take 11 fish for the day, Lots of fish seen running the river and with goo…

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Blog 27/4/17

Blog 27/4/17

  • Thursday, April 27, 2017

The river is dropping slowly, the river is clearing nicely and there are fresh fish running. Weather…

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26/4/17

26/4/17

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The river peaked at 34 inches yesterday and the lower part of the river was quite coloured. Today is…

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blog 25/4/17

blog 25/4/17

  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The heavy showers have continued overnight and the river has continued to rise. Snow has been replac…

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blog 24/4/17

blog 24/4/17

  • Monday, April 24, 2017

This morning we were greeted with a layer of snow, it was forecast, but a reminder that it is only A…

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Blog 22/4/17

Blog 22/4/17

  • Saturday, April 22, 2017

A bright day yesterday, with a strong wind.

Brian Anderson had a surprise yesterday, see picture, a…

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blog 20/4/17

blog 20/4/17

  • Thursday, April 20, 2017

After yesterdays calm day, the wind has returned. Yesterday was a good day with 5 fish in the book a…

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Blog 18/4/17

Blog 18/4/17

  • Tuesday, April 18, 2017

A calm day today. Yesterday we had a day of two halves very heavy sleet/hail and then bright sunshin…

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Blog 17/04/17

Blog 17/04/17

  • Monday, April 17, 2017

It looks like a calm start to the week, after last weeks winds, it has calmed down. A small rise at …

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blog 14/4/17

blog 14/4/17

  • Friday, April 14, 2017

A calm bright start this morning with light north westerly winds.

 

Haevy  showers are forecast fo…

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blog 13/4/17

blog 13/4/17

  • Thursday, April 13, 2017

A calmer day today with less showers this morning than yesterday, more showers are forecast in the a…

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Blog 12/4/17

Blog 12/4/17

  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Strong north westerly winds this morning with a few heavy showers forecast throughout the day.

 

T…

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11/4/17

11/4/17

  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The strong winds of yesterday afternoon have eased and we start the day with a few showers.

 The wa…

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10/4/17

10/4/17

  • Monday, April 10, 2017

Once again we have another cool breezy start to the week.

 with big tides for the beginning of the …

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8/4/17

8/4/17

  • Saturday, April 8, 2017

This morning sees the first calm morning of the week. 

 light westerly winds with the occasional sh…

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blog 7/4/17

blog 7/4/17

  • Friday, April 7, 2017

Well, it looks like the wind has at last dropped! A much better fishing day, I would hope for a coup…

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blog 6/4/17

blog 6/4/17

  • Thursday, April 6, 2017

The cold north westerly wind will not abate, hopefully the weekend will give us some better conditio…

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Blog 05/04/17

Blog 05/04/17

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Another very Windy day today, but it should start to drop this afternoon, the wind and the cold has …

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blog 3/4/17

blog 3/4/17

  • Monday, April 3, 2017

A bright start to the day, but the forecast is for the clouds to come and the wind to pick-up, so it…

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blog 1/4/17

blog 1/4/17

  • Saturday, April 1, 2017

It looks like another settled day to start April, but possible showers in the afternoon. The river r…

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blog 30/3/17

blog 30/3/17

  • Thursday, March 30, 2017

A good fishing day yesterday with 5 fish and most carrying sea-lice. The high tides have certainly b…

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blog 29/3/17

blog 29/3/17

  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017

It looks like a good day ahead, overcast with a light wind blowing, Certain there will be a fish tod…

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blog 28/3/17

blog 28/3/17

  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Today looks a better day, overcast and a bit of wind. The sun that plagued us yesterday has gone.

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Blog 27/3/17

Blog 27/3/17

  • Monday, March 27, 2017

After last weeks changeable weather, it looks like we will have a more settled week, today is a bit …

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blog 24/3/17

blog 24/3/17

  • Friday, March 24, 2017

A better day for fishing, with overcast conditions and a lighter wind. I would be surprised if we di…

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blog 23/3/17

blog 23/3/17

  • Thursday, March 23, 2017

Yesterday saw a lovely fish of 27lbs taken from the Dale Stream on Beat 8. Pictures to follow. We ha…

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blog 22/3/17

blog 22/3/17

  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Another change in the weather, Monday we saw Gales, Tuesday saw the weather calm down and this morni…

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Blog 20/3/17

Blog 20/3/17

  • Monday, March 20, 2017

A good day to start the week, although it looks like a windy afternoon. River is in fine fettle and …

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Blog 17/3/17

Blog 17/3/17

  • Friday, March 17, 2017

Thursday saw a couple more fish from the river, beat 3 and Loch Beg both took fish. With the water a…

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16/3/17

16/3/17

  • Thursday, March 16, 2017

We had our best day of the season to date yesterday with 3 fish in the book.

 With liced fish being…

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Daily blog (2)

Daily blog (2)

  • Monday, March 13, 2017

Spring was certainly in the air over the past weekend,and it looks set to continue for the next few …

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Daily Blog (1)

Daily Blog (1)

  • Saturday, March 11, 2017

We had 2 fish in the book yesterday, and very encouraging to see fish coming from both top and botto…

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Daily Blog

Daily Blog

  • Friday, March 10, 2017

The river levels have settled back nicely after the previous weekends floods.

The cold east wind is…

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Third fish

Third fish

  • Wednesday, March 8, 2017

One of our resident Ghillies Eddie Bremner had the third fish of the season from beat 9 and lost a s…

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27/02/17

27/02/17

  • Saturday, February 25, 2017

Picture of the first fish taken by Gerald Davidson on Saturday 25th February, a lovely 18lb springer…

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Another stormy day

Another stormy day

  • Friday, January 13, 2017

The river has risen again and peaked around 40 inches, forecast is a little better over the weekend,…

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Sunset at Dam

Sunset at Dam

  • Thursday, January 12, 2017

So starts another new season, after the opening cast yesterday by Dr Mike Leach the river is now in …

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29th September 2016

29th September 2016

  • Thursday, September 29, 2016

A wild day in prospect with gales and squally showers for most of the day. The river has risen a few…

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28th September 2016

28th September 2016

  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The strong winds have abated for a while and the colour coming from loch more has almost gone. A few…

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22nd September 2016

22nd September 2016

  • Thursday, September 22, 2016

Slightly cloudier conditions yesterday help the rods out and the lower beats saw some action. Today …

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21th September 2016

21th September 2016

  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Another bright day in prospect for our rods today. There was some success yesterday, but at least 50…

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19th September 2016

19th September 2016

  • Monday, September 19, 2016

After the rise on Friday the river has dropped back quickly, but it is a still good 11 inches. Unfor…

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17th September 2016

17th September 2016

  • Saturday, September 17, 2016

The river has settled back down after peaking at 21 inches yesterday afternoon. We have a calm morni…

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16th September 2016

16th September 2016

  • Friday, September 16, 2016

The river has been rising all day and has peaked at 21 inches after heavy overnight rain. Most of th…

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15th September 2016

15th September 2016

  • Thursday, September 15, 2016

We have seen another very small rise in the water, but it doesn't seem to be making much difference …

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14th September 2016

14th September 2016

  • Wednesday, September 14, 2016

As in previous days the fish are proving very difficult to temp to take a fly. We have had another s…

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13th  September 2016

13th September 2016

  • Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Another hard day yesterday with only three fish. Today it is raining, hopefully it will last and giv…

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12th September 2016

12th September 2016

  • Monday, September 12, 2016

Another week on the river, the forecast for the week is giving us something of everything and the hi…

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09/09/16

09/09/16

  • Friday, September 9, 2016

We have a fresher day today. Rain yesterday has cooled the river a bit and has given us a very small…

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01/09/16

01/09/16

  • Thursday, September 1, 2016

A cloudier day in prospect with some rain in the forecast, could be a better day

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25/08/2016

25/08/2016

  • Thursday, August 25, 2016

It looks like it will be another hard day, with the initial cloud cover breaking up and sun breaking…

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23/08/2016

23/08/2016

  • Tuesday, August 23, 2016

A hard day yesterday. the river is full of fish, but they were very reluctant to take. Weather is lo…

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22/08/2016

22/08/2016

  • Monday, August 22, 2016

Weather and river conditions point towards a reasonable fishing day. The river has dropped to a good…

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20/08/2016

20/08/2016

  • Saturday, August 20, 2016

A very dull day with a strong breeze, we have had some overnight rain which might give us a small ri…

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19/08/2016

19/08/2016

  • Friday, August 19, 2016

Better conditions yesterday meant that we nearly doubled our catch for the week. Today looks another…

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18/08/2016

18/08/2016

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016

A much better day today with overcast conditions and a good breeze, should see a few fish in the boo…

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