FishPal Malloch Trophy Presentation

FishPal Malloch TrophyWe are pleased to announce the FishPal Malloch Trophy will be presented to this years winner, Wayne Longstaff, on the evening of Wednesday 25th March at the Tweed Foundation Seminar, Ednam House Hotel, Kelso. Continue reading

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Win a Mackenzie Rod This Spring

Mackenzie rod compettionFishPal with Mackenzie Rods are looking for the very best story, photograph or video of a salmon caught and released on the fly in Scotland this Spring. Share with us your memorable Spring fishing experience and in doing so be in with the chance of winning a Mackenzie rod of your choice.  Continue reading

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FishPal App

Screen Shot 2014-11-17 at 18.10.15Away from your computer, but still needing river levels, catches and rod availability? FishPal’s new App will help you out.

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Wild Trout Trust Auction 2015

Unknown-2The Wild Trout Trust’s annual fundraising auction will take place from 3-12 March on eBay and by post. There are 260 lots, mainly trout fishing but also including tackle, flies, art and books. Over 100 of the  lots start at £100 or less, so there is something to suit all pockets and tastes.  Continue reading

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Linda Mellor launches dedicated angling image and writing service

fishpal_editorial_images003Photography and countryside sports have been life-long passions for Linda Mellor. She has been a professional photographer for many years, specialising in country sports namely, angling and shooting. Linda is the regular field sports columnist for the Scottish Gamekeepers Association, Scottish Continue reading

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River Nith Sea Trout – Fish For Free

Nith-Sea-Trout-Experience-posterThe River Nith board have launched a new innovative idea for this season “Nith Sea Trout Experience”.

This project is intended to give anglers a chance to fish the prime sea trout beats on Continue reading

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Fishing in Lochaber.

general view to ben nevisBe prepared to discover you don’t want to leave.

If you are looking for fishing that’s wild & dramatic, look no further than Lochaber in the Highlands of Scotland. This is not a land of calm water and docile fish, this place is special, untamed and with fish to match. Continue reading

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River Tay Salmon Course with Gary Scott

GaryDuration: 3 day course
Dates: 10th /11th and 12th April
Level: Tailor made to suit all abilities.
Details: This three day residential course is structured to suit all levels of Speycasters from the absolute beginner to more advanced anglers. Continue reading

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Opening TIme

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The opening ceremony, to celebrate the start of the 2015 Dee season was held at Potarch  Bridge on Monday,  courtesy of Ballogie Estate, and was attended by an enthusiastic crowd.

Martin Gilbert, local businessman and Chief Executive of Aberdeen Asset Management, had the honour of casting the first fly of the year and was quickly into a fish- it came off so we will have to speculate if it was a fish or a kelt.

Mr Gilbert is a great supporter of the Dee and has backed the river by investing in it in a number of ways.  Mark Bilsby, River Director of the Dee District Salmon Fishery Board (DDSFB) and the River Dee Trust, said: “October 3rd 2014 was historic for the Dee. That day the first salmon ascended the Culter Dam in over 250 years, made possible by a fish pass we had installed on the dam…

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