We start another week with the weather remaining settled.
Other than some breezy conditions there i…Read More..
We start another week with the weather remaining settled.
Other than some breezy conditions there i…Read More..
Well, it is a real spring day to day, up earlier this morning a sky lark was singing for all it was …Read More..
It's a warmer feel this morning and yesterdays temperatures reached a dizzy 12'c.
It looks to re…Read More..
We start the week with the river running 27 inches, thankfully caithness didn't feel the full impact…Read More..
It was nice to see a few rods out on the river yesterday, light winds and periods of winter sunshine…Read More..
The river is running steady with the continued snowmelt on higher ground above loch more.
It is …Read More..
The river level went up early a foot overnight due to snowmelt on the main river catchment, there i…Read More..
Although yesterday was the warmest day in a few week with temperatures up 7 degrees c we start today…Read More..
After 2 weeks of hard overnight frosts and snow it looks something slightly warmer is on the way t…Read More..
January has come and gone with no sign of an early Springer, truth be told the weather hasn't been h…Read More..
It seems the weather is getting colder.
Temperatures throughout the night dipped well below freezin…Read More..
It has been a cold start to the week with hard overnight frosts and a covering of snow.
The rive…Read More..
It looks like it is going to be a wet day ahead,
The river is up 6 inches overnight and looks set …Read More..
The cold weather midweek made the river very difficult to fish due to the ice flows which were reluc…Read More..
Winter continues in caithness on the banks of the river Thurso.
Like much of the country it is a ve…Read More..
We start the new week with overcast and breezy conditions. It is a slightly warmer start to week wi…Read More..
This morning sees the coldest of the winter so far with inland temperatures falling as low as min…Read More..
The first signs of winter has arrived in caithness,We have had our first dusting of snow on lower gr…Read More..
Yesterdays rain lifted the river levels slightly yesterday evening and we sit this morning with 2nd …Read More..
We start our first full week with a calm and settled morning.
We had a fair amount of rain on Satu…Read More..
While it is still breezy the gales have finally subsided from yesterday. The few trees caithness do…Read More..
Well we are now into 2019 and we are just 10 days away from the opening day of the season.
A very mery Christmas from the River Thurso.
We hope everyone has a fantastic christmas
Just ov…Read More..
Well doesn't time fly.
3 weeks today we will be toasting the river for the start of the 2019 seaso…Read More..
The weather has remained settled over the first half of the week and looks set to continue the same …Read More..
We go into the last full week before Christmas this morning with calm settled conditions after storm…Read More..
Only a few weeks remain of 2018 and the weather can only be described as settled for the past few we…Read More..
We have been out over the last few weeks to get an idea of the 2018 spawning. Above loch more we hav…Read More..
To all River Thurso anglers.
It the latest addition of Trout and Salmon, the Oct…Read More..
Nearly the end of October and since the end of the season, the water hasn't stopped coming over the …Read More..
Not the biggest spate we have had,, but the biggest for 6 months! yesterday's rain fell on wet groun…Read More..
Well we have had at last had some rain and we are running at 12 inches! It is still very stormy, as …Read More..
It did rain and there is a little more to come later in the week. Much of the rain just soaked into …Read More..
Well, it does look like it might rain over the next couple of days. We had rain over the weekend and…Read More..
Not a fishy blog, I think most readers know of our conditions! One of the great privileges about bei…Read More..
Another overcast start with thepromise of some heavy rain from mid morning.
One fish yesterday w…Read More..
A cooler start to the week with a fresh breeze and overcast conditions.
Hopefully the current condi…Read More..
The overnight rain did not come to much, but we do have a rise in the river from the loch. The top o…Read More..
Yesterday saw some rain and the loch has come up a couple of feet. This will give us a small rise in…Read More..
Another bright day forecast from midday onwards, however the continuing heat is giving us a threat o…Read More..
The promise of some overnight rain was not fulfilled. As is often the case when the rain comes from …Read More..
Some very heavy shower yesterday and overnight, gave us a very small lift and the river has just rea…Read More..
There is no doubt that for us in the north there is a change in the weather, and we might at least h…Read More..
A dull damp start but unfortunately we have lost the steady breeze from yesterday so the midge may b…Read More..
Its looks like we have more cloud and cooler conditions to start the week
With tides building as th…Read More..
The picture shows Loch More, the size of the loch has reduced by around 50% and more and more sand i…Read More..
Today we are experiencing our hottest day of the year so far at 25C and with not much change in the …Read More..
We are still waiting for rain, you can see from the picture the water is now not even reaching the b…Read More..
The rain yesterday and overnight did nothing to the river, although heavy rain was forecast all we g…Read More..
With a very low river and the need for some decent rain, the forecast for the next 48hrs looks inter…Read More..
The dry weather continues with another bright day, some rods were out this am, but with no success, …Read More..
It looks like another week without rain. However I think we will have better fishing conditions this…Read More..
Early and late fishing produced a couple of fish yesterday, it also gave us our hottest day of the y…Read More..
Another bright start to the day! However it does look like there may be a chance of more cloud than …Read More..
The rain forecast on Sunday night through to Monday came, but it was mainly a heavy drizzle, the ris…Read More..
Yesterdays bright sunshine did us no favours. We start today, again with bright sunshine, but with a…Read More..
Any rain is welcome! Although we had some heavy rain overnight on Saturday and into Sunday morning i…Read More..
It was a good day today. Although the river is low, the day was a very good day to fish, overcast an…Read More..
The weather this week has given us near perfect overhead conditions, a good breeze and good cloud co…Read More..
We start the week with a hard frost and bright blue skies, not great fishing conditions, the forecas…Read More..
The heavy showers from yesterday have given us a couple of extra inches, but this will quickly fall …Read More..
Yesterday saw a better day for fishing with a bit more cloud cover and a friendly more westerly wind…Read More..
Another bright start this morning with little in the way of a breeze!
It does look as if we will ha…Read More..
Well what can be said, it looks like another bright day ahead, it should cloud over later today to g…Read More..
As with most days this week, snow is not far away and we awake to a light dusting. The forecast for …Read More..
Yesterday was a difficult day to fish. Snow and sleet for the morning and a rising river in the afte…Read More..
What a difference 24 hrs makes, Tuesday was an awful day for fishing with many rods, having battled …Read More..
Rain overnight rain has put the river up to just over two feet and it looks to have peaked early thi…Read More..
Its another fine start to the day with broken white cloud and light southwest winds.
The river has…Read More..
Yesterday was the warmest day of the year so far in caithness with a rather balmy 12'c.
Today looks…Read More..
Yesterday's rain did little to affect river levels and today looks like it will be a brighter more s…Read More..
After a couple of nice days it looks like some more weather will be approaching from the west over t…Read More..
We start the new week with a hard frost and bright blue skies and it looks like high pressure will d…Read More..
With the second fish off yesterday, fishing is picking up, the river looks in very good order, at th…Read More..
After the rain on Sat/Sun the river rose to around 40" on Sunday evening, it has now peaked and is s…Read More..
Just a very quick Blog tp say that we at know off the mark, with Pat Quinn taking the first fish of …Read More..
The picture is looking down Cruives eye on beat 10. Much of the river has a covering of ice and for …Read More..
As with many parts of the country we are in the grip of cold temperatures and snow showers. Rods wer…Read More..
Looks like a great day to be out, a bit cold, but with the river looking perfect could this be the d…Read More..
With the water running at 12 inches it is a good height for fishing and also a good height to get so…Read More..
We start the week with snow on the ground as winter returns to the banks of the River Thurso.
It h…Read More..
The hunt for the first fish of the season continues.
We have a cool week ahead with cold winds comi…Read More..
We start a new week with the river running at just over 2 half feet after heavy overnight rain.
Both the weather and the river have settled down nicely after a wet and windy first half of the week…Read More..
Most of the ice and snow has melting leaving us with higher unsettled water levels.
The next coupl…Read More..
A slightly warmer start to the week with the first signs of a thaw in progress.
Many pools are stil…Read More..
Winter continues to keep an strong hold on the banks of the Thurso with many parts of the river beco…Read More..
Winter has hit caithness as predicted.
The river continues to hold steady at just over a foot and …Read More..
We start our first full week of the season this morning.
The river height remains settled over the…Read More..
The opening day I'd finally upon us and we have a beautiful crisp clear morning with little or no br…Read More..
The last day of the season is here and it looks like another windy day! some great fishing yesterday…Read More..
An excellent days fishing yesterday. Today looks like it is going to be a bit brighter, but we will …Read More..
The rods out yesterday did well. The wind was often brutal at times and coupled with another rising …Read More..
I think we are in for a stormy week if the weather forecast is to be believed! Strong winds and blus…Read More..
A calmer but brighter day today. The river is looking good at 16 inches. Tight lines to all fishing …Read More..
The river rose slowly again yesterday and peaked at 21" overnight. Fishing yester was difficult it t…Read More..
A hard day fishing yesterday with a strong south easterly wind, which never makes fishing easy on th…Read More..
It looks like a windy day ahead, the wind is remaining in the South East, which whilst warm, it is a…Read More..
We had good fishing yesterday despite a slowly rising river, with most of the beats taking or at lea…Read More..
This is our last full week of the season and it looks like it is going to give us some good fishing.…Read More..
After some great fishing yesterday, it looks like the Sun is going to be out all day today which wil…Read More..
The theme of the last couple of week continues, with another rise in the river. The river peaked las…Read More..
14" overcast a good breeze and a bit of rain in the forecast.....Should be good.Read More..
A cracking day yesterday and it looks like it should be another good day today, The wind is a bit li…Read More..
The river has stopped rising! After two days of squally showers, which caused the river to rise slow…Read More..
The heavy showers of yesterday and overnight has caused the river to slowly rise. We are expecting m…Read More..
A great day yesterday. The river is still running at a very good 22 inches and I would hope for anot…Read More..
Yesterday we started to see the river fishing in the afternoon as it dropped from 52 to 38 inches. W…Read More..
Well we wished for rain and rain we have had! The river rose all day yesterday, all night and it is …Read More..
One should never tempt fate, but are we going to have a better week this week? The river is currentl…Read More..
The heavy showers yesterday have given us a decent rise, the river peaked at about 22 inches overnig…Read More..
Yesterday's rain has given us a small rise, up 3 inches to 10 inches. Also the temperature of the ri…Read More..
The conditions yesterday dropped the temperature of the water down to around 54F, which is no bad th…Read More..
A change in weather greats the new week, very overcast a good breeze and the promise of some rain to…Read More..
I would like to say something different, but it is very much the same as previous days. Looks bright…Read More..
Similar conditions again and not much sign of rain. Some success yesterday, but they are still provi…Read More..
Not much change to report I am afraid, good water, lots of fish , but difficult to tempt.
It looks like a bright day ahead, the river was rising a little bit, but has now settled back to 11 …Read More..
A start of a new week, some late entries put the total up to 41 fish for last week but it was hard w…Read More..
Despite a small rise from little river, we are finding hard to connect with a fish. There are a lot …Read More..
We have had some problems, with the blog, over the last few days, hopefully now sorted, (Fishery man…Read More..
It is a bright start with cloud coming this pm.Read More..
The river is running nicely at 9 inches and we are seeing fresh fish in the lower beats, but the upp…Read More..
Some good fresh fish yesterday from 2 and fish seen elsewhere, but it is the same story, fish in eve…Read More..
It looks like a good fishing day, overcast and 9 inches on the gauge. We have some rain forecast and…Read More..
It looks like a calmer day to day after yesterdays winds. After my predictions that the river might …Read More..
A great day for many of the rods out on the river yesterday, with 35 fish. But what of today, althou…Read More..
A good day yesterday with 27 fish in the book, plus one Pink Salmon. Today a little brighter but, sh…Read More..
The river is still rising very slowly, the heavy showers in the hills are keeping water coming into …Read More..
The heavy showers of yesterday has given us another small rise, and so again today we have good wate…Read More..
We finished strongly last week as the river started to settle, with 50 fish for the last two days. T…Read More..
19 inches and falling slowly overcast..........what more do you want!Read More..
The river has again had a small rise and we are up to 19 inches. The river yesterday rose slowly for…Read More..
The river is in good order at 15". Today, it looks like a good fishing day, a breeze and overcast an…Read More..
Heavy showers during yesterday has given us another small rise so we are back up to 15 inches. We ha…Read More..
Yesterday's rain has given us a rise in the river, it peaked at around 18 inches overnight, but it h…Read More..
We start the new week, with reasonable water and a good number of fish in the river. Early rods out …Read More..
Well, it has been a difficult day, the conditions looked good, but we only managed to put a few fish…Read More..
Heavy rain yesterday morning and again overnight has given us a good spate, this morning the river w…Read More..
The overnight rain was very localised and has not done much for the river, but we have a much better…Read More..
Another very bright day in prospect, but keep an eye on the forecast, might be some rain.Read More..
It looks like a very bright day in prospects and with 7 inches on the gauge it is going to be a hard…Read More..
We have an overcast start to the day with a promise of rain but it still remains very muggy.
the w…Read More..
A fresh start this morning with more wind and occasional showers and a few bright spellsRead More..
After days of waiting more steady cloud is around this morning.
still plenty of fresh grilse enter…Read More..
Another Bright calm day in prospect.
fresh grilse are still being picked up despite the unkind ove…Read More..
A difficult day yesterday with very calm humid conditions despite plenty if fresh fish seen througho…Read More..
Another week begins with the river running at 7 inches, larger tides over the weekend will help to p…Read More..
Nice conditions for fishing today, breezy and overcast with a chance of light rain.Read More..
The fish remain in a strange mood, lots of fresh fish in the river, but are they taking.............…Read More..
Even with the bright sunshine yesterday we still continued to put a few fish in the book. Today look…Read More..
After a couple of relatively good fishing days, it looks like a very bright day ahead.Read More..
The new month has greeted us with a river in good condition, yesterday the river continue to rise sl…Read More..
Rain yesterday has given us a couple of extra inches and we are running at 10 inches. There are a lo…Read More..
A fresher day in prospect.
Rain is forecast from lunch time.Read More..
We have a very windy in prospect, with gale force wind forecast for the day.Read More..
Good conditions again today, overcast with a bit of breeze, we will put a few fish in the book.Read More..
Looks like it is going to be a bit on the bright side today, but we are holding on to a good breeze …Read More..
A new week starts, it looks good with some rain this morning and good overhead conditions, there are…Read More..
The river continues to fish well. We had some light rain yesterday evening and this has helped tp ke…Read More..
Heavy showers have lifted the river again and it peaked at about 24 inches overnight.Read More..
With the river dropping nicely and an overcast day with a south westerly breeze, it should be anothe…Read More..
We have again had some overnight rain which has pushed the river up a couple more inches, but the ri…Read More..
The river this morning is still high, but we will see it dropping all day and I think we will see so…Read More..
Yesterday the river was dropping all day and the higher water beats and pools started to produce in …Read More..
A big spate, 8 inches over the dam and the river is at 53 inches and rising. We will certainly loose…Read More..
A few fish in the book yesterday, a lot of fish were seen running in the middle beats, but they seem…Read More..
Very heavy showers on Sunday has given us a small lift up to 12 inches, which is very welcome. It do…Read More..
A calm day ahead, early fog is set to lift and it might be a bit brighter than previous days. The fi…Read More..
A calm day in prospect, but with good overcast conditions we should be able to get a couple of fish …Read More..
Another good day yesterday despite the bright weather. Today looks ok with good overhead conditions.…Read More..
The early rods have been out and have had 4 nice fish this am. It looks like an ok day, a bit more s…Read More..
After the end of last weeks bright sunshine is was good to see cooler temperatures and overcast skie…Read More..
It is going to be another very bright day, good for my solar panels but not for fishing. Some of the…Read More..
Another very hot and bright day ahead, early rods have had some success and saw fishing running, the…Read More..
It looks like a very bright day ahead. A good number of fish were seen on the river and we have star…Read More..
The river was rising in the morning and peaked at 12 inches and the bottom of the river was carrying…Read More..
We have had some overnight rain and this has given us a rise in the river and it is still rising. To…Read More..
A very bright start this morning.
there are heavy showers forecast for late afternoon early evening…Read More..
Light rain has greeted us this morning and it looks like it will be with us for the whole day. We ha…Read More..
Looks like a calm day ahead, the fish are still running the river with a nice sea-liced fish from b…Read More..
After days of strong winds, the wind has dropped and the day is starting overcast. It should be a re…Read More..
A bright day in prospect! It looks like the cloud might build in the afternoon, lets hope!Read More..
A brighter and warmer day in prospect for the rods out today. We still have a good breeze blowing wh…Read More..
The forecast rain did come but not in the quantity that would make much difference and we ended up w…Read More..
It is a good fishing day, overcast with the threat of rain. We are seeing fish running the river and…Read More..
Another overcast day in prospect. The wind has changed direction again to the South East, hopefully …Read More..
Another week starts and it looks to be quite a different week weather wise. We have lost the bright …Read More..
It looks like we might have some respite from the bright sunny days we have had so far this week. Th…Read More..
It is going to be a bright day today! Sun is braking through the early mist and it is going to be br…Read More..
It looks like a slightly warmer week ahead, but with a fresh easterly wind, The river is in good con…Read More..
What a difference a few days make, early in the week, it was the worst winter weather we have had an…Read More..
Yesterday saw our 12 rods take 11 fish for the day, Lots of fish seen running the river and with goo…Read More..
The river is dropping slowly, the river is clearing nicely and there are fresh fish running. Weather…Read More..
The river peaked at 34 inches yesterday and the lower part of the river was quite coloured. Today is…Read More..
The heavy showers have continued overnight and the river has continued to rise. Snow has been replac…Read More..
This morning we were greeted with a layer of snow, it was forecast, but a reminder that it is only A…Read More..
A bright day yesterday, with a strong wind.
Brian Anderson had a surprise yesterday, see picture, a…Read More..
After yesterdays calm day, the wind has returned. Yesterday was a good day with 5 fish in the book a…Read More..
A calm day today. Yesterday we had a day of two halves very heavy sleet/hail and then bright sunshin…Read More..
It looks like a calm start to the week, after last weeks winds, it has calmed down. A small rise at …Read More..
Another day with brisk north westerly winds and showers of mixed hail and sleet.Read More..
A calm bright start this morning with light north westerly winds.
Haevy showers are forecast fo…Read More..
A calmer day today with less showers this morning than yesterday, more showers are forecast in the a…Read More..
Strong north westerly winds this morning with a few heavy showers forecast throughout the day.
The strong winds of yesterday afternoon have eased and we start the day with a few showers.
The wa…Read More..
Once again we have another cool breezy start to the week.
with big tides for the beginning of the …Read More..
This morning sees the first calm morning of the week.
light westerly winds with the occasional sh…Read More..
Well, it looks like the wind has at last dropped! A much better fishing day, I would hope for a coup…Read More..
The cold north westerly wind will not abate, hopefully the weekend will give us some better conditio…Read More..
Another very Windy day today, but it should start to drop this afternoon, the wind and the cold has …Read More..
A bright start to the day, but the forecast is for the clouds to come and the wind to pick-up, so it…Read More..
It looks like another settled day to start April, but possible showers in the afternoon. The river r…Read More..
A good fishing day yesterday with 5 fish and most carrying sea-lice. The high tides have certainly b…Read More..
It looks like a good day ahead, overcast with a light wind blowing, Certain there will be a fish tod…Read More..
Today looks a better day, overcast and a bit of wind. The sun that plagued us yesterday has gone.
After last weeks changeable weather, it looks like we will have a more settled week, today is a bit …Read More..
A better day for fishing, with overcast conditions and a lighter wind. I would be surprised if we di…Read More..
Yesterday saw a lovely fish of 27lbs taken from the Dale Stream on Beat 8. Pictures to follow. We ha…Read More..
Another change in the weather, Monday we saw Gales, Tuesday saw the weather calm down and this morni…Read More..
A good day to start the week, although it looks like a windy afternoon. River is in fine fettle and …Read More..
Thursday saw a couple more fish from the river, beat 3 and Loch Beg both took fish. With the water a…Read More..
We had our best day of the season to date yesterday with 3 fish in the book.
With liced fish being…Read More..
Spring was certainly in the air over the past weekend,and it looks set to continue for the next few …Read More..
We had 2 fish in the book yesterday, and very encouraging to see fish coming from both top and botto…Read More..
The river levels have settled back nicely after the previous weekends floods.
The cold east wind is…Read More..
One of our resident Ghillies Eddie Bremner had the third fish of the season from beat 9 and lost a s…Read More..
Picture of the first fish taken by Gerald Davidson on Saturday 25th February, a lovely 18lb springer…Read More..
The river has risen again and peaked around 40 inches, forecast is a little better over the weekend,…Read More..
So starts another new season, after the opening cast yesterday by Dr Mike Leach the river is now in …Read More..
A wild day in prospect with gales and squally showers for most of the day. The river has risen a few…Read More..
The strong winds have abated for a while and the colour coming from loch more has almost gone. A few…Read More..
Slightly cloudier conditions yesterday help the rods out and the lower beats saw some action. Today …Read More..
Another bright day in prospect for our rods today. There was some success yesterday, but at least 50…Read More..
After the rise on Friday the river has dropped back quickly, but it is a still good 11 inches. Unfor…Read More..
The river has settled back down after peaking at 21 inches yesterday afternoon. We have a calm morni…Read More..
The river has been rising all day and has peaked at 21 inches after heavy overnight rain. Most of th…Read More..
We have seen another very small rise in the water, but it doesn't seem to be making much difference …Read More..
As in previous days the fish are proving very difficult to temp to take a fly. We have had another s…Read More..
Another hard day yesterday with only three fish. Today it is raining, hopefully it will last and giv…Read More..
Another week on the river, the forecast for the week is giving us something of everything and the hi…Read More..
We have a fresher day today. Rain yesterday has cooled the river a bit and has given us a very small…Read More..
A cloudier day in prospect with some rain in the forecast, could be a better dayRead More..
It looks like it will be another hard day, with the initial cloud cover breaking up and sun breaking…Read More..
A hard day yesterday. the river is full of fish, but they were very reluctant to take. Weather is lo…Read More..
Weather and river conditions point towards a reasonable fishing day. The river has dropped to a good…Read More..
A very dull day with a strong breeze, we have had some overnight rain which might give us a small ri…Read More..
Better conditions yesterday meant that we nearly doubled our catch for the week. Today looks another…Read More..
A much better day today with overcast conditions and a good breeze, should see a few fish in the boo…Read More..