We took a total of 37 fish which is our best week of the season to date. With no significant rise in water levels it was a mix of larger tides, some cooler breezy overhead conditions and a definite arrival of good numbers of grilse mixed with good numbers of summer salmon. The lower river did give the highest catches but fresh grilse have been caught as high as beat 11.
Geoff Baines had his first taste of what the Thurso can offer and along fishing with Stephen Horn shared half a dozen. Keith Ogden probed early mornings and late evenings can be very successful taking 7 to his own rod for the week. Graham Legg and Brian Jones had 9 between them with Brian having our biggest of the week, a fresh 18 pounder from beat 2. And Peter Hatherell saved a blank on Tuesday by taking 2 fish from comlifoot on beat 4 despite it being the hottest brightest day of the week.
Next week looks to remain settled with light winds and litttle rain in the forecast however with more grilse arriving the lower beats should continue to catch.
: Note of Caution : The condition of the roads in caithness are poor and care must be taken while travelling to and from the fishing beats.
Tight lines next week