Conserving Scottish wild salmon

Image courtesy of Henrik Mortensen  / Ian GordonIan Gordon and the Salmon and & Trout Association (Scotland) are asking for maximum restraint in any exploitation of salmon in response to very poor runs of salmon into Scottish rivers, particularly in 2013 and 2014.

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Grayling fishing

p1020823-1Once considered a pest the European grayling Thymallus thymallus is currently enjoying favour amongst fly fishers, especially those who seek to extend their season. Remaining active throughout the colder months, can provide us with memorable sport even in the depths of winter. Continue reading

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2014 FishPal Malloch Trophy Winner

Winner of the FishPal Malloch Trophy 20142014 winner of Scotland’s most prestigious angling award, the greatest honour in British game fishing, announced

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Meikleour House and Upper Islamouth by Linda Mellor

fpal_meikleour014Meikleour House and Upper Islamouth beat offers the angler something very special. The beat is set within the beautiful and private Meikleour estate and only a fifteen minute drive north of Perth. The mature grounds are home to a vast range of magnificent Continue reading

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Fancy Fishing Far North of Scotland

Flow Country RiversThere is a forgotten corner of Britain that is as fishy and fecund as Iceland. It is called The Flow Country and it boasts some of the finest wild salmon and brown trout fishing on earth. For generations fishermen have Continue reading

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Grayling Fishing Dates River Annan

Paul ProcterFor the past 7 years the River Annan has been using anglers to monitor the status of the grayling stocks on the river. This is has created an important data set that can inform fishery management on the river. To help it is simple, just turn up on one of the dates below with either a fly Continue reading

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Winter Grayling

Caledonia Grayling FliesHave you been bitten by the Grayling bug, if you have you will know what terrific winter’s season sport is out there. Lightweight rods and line with sometimes the heaviest of leaded flies and tungsten bugs to seek out Continue reading

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