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Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Upper North Wark Beat On The River Tweed - Tay Salmon Fly




Saturday 25th February 2017 on the River Tweed water peaking at 7ft 10"

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Monday, 27 February 2017

River Tweed River Report Week Ending 25th February 2017 - Tay Salmon Fly



River Tweed River Report Week Ending 25th February 

 The week started with very strong south westerly winds making fishing conditions quite challenging and as the week went on the wind stayed and the rains came.

On Monday Upper North Wark report losing a nice fish right at the bank and a couple of kelts. On the other bank at South Wark fish were landed on Monday and Tuesday.

On Tuesday the Junction landed a cracking 22lb long tailed liced fish on a Cascade Tube Fly, then later in the day they lost a fish 3 yards from the boat which boatman Pud Murray estimated to be 30+lb. On Birgham Dub a 17lb long tailed licer was also caught.

22lber From The Junction


On Wednesday the rive rose steadily all day with Rutherford getting on the score sheet with a 8lber.
Thursday to Saturday we were hit by heavy rain and snow melt and the river rose to nearly 8ft at Sprouston on Saturday. Dirty brown water and strong winds meant not many beats fished these days.


Lower Birghams Toasty Fire
 
The week ended with the level at Sprouston 7ft 10” and the water temperature is 40.

 Saturday At Upper North Wark

Looking ahead to next week the forecast looks quite settled once this band of rain due today (Sunday) passes over. The water is very dirty this morning and I’d think it will be a few days before it clears to a fishable colour. Looking at what flies and lures for the coming week I’d expect the Black and Yellow, Blacko’s Dee Special and Monkey style patterns to continue to bring success once the water clarity improves, while on the spinning front the “Carrot” Rapala and Toby Salmo should bring some success. As always come prepared and always listen to the advice of your boatman or ghillie.
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Season So Far catches as reported on Fishtweed.
Salmon 48 (Biggest 20lb Birgham Dub)
Sea Trout 10 (Biggest 8lb Lower Birgham) 



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Sunday, 26 February 2017

River Tweed River Report Week Ending 18th February 2017 - Tay Salmon Fly



River Tweed River Report Week Ending 18th February 

 The river rose over 3ft on Sunday and this brought in a lot of colour which hung about at the start of the week with Monday and Tuesday pretty much been a complete wash out apart from a token gesture on a few beats.

On Wednesday the water clarity started to improve and fish started been caught.

 The Junction beat landed 7 for the week with some beautiful fish landed, the best at 16lbs. The O’Donnell party landed 2 fish at 8lb and 1 at 15lbs on Wednesday, 2 on Friday; 8lbs and 16lbs respectively. On Saturday the Bailey party landed 2 fish, again both typical Tweed spring fish tipping the scales at weighing 8lbs.

At Upper Hendersyde Mr Ally Middlemass landed a couple of fresh Sea Trout. Whilst at Birgham Dub Mr Brian Douglas landed a lovely fish on which was one of two caught on the beat.

It's always great to hear of rods catching their first fish and this time it was the turn of Mr Luke Taylor-Balls who landed his 1st ever Salmon at Lower Birgham,  A superb, bright fish of 13lbs. On the same day Head Boatman Mr Tom Davis added to beats tally with a cracking fish of 16lbs.

Upper North Wark landed there first fish on the season on Wednesday with Mr David Steele catching a cracking fresh Springer of 7lbs. On Friday a 5lb fish was landed then followed by a very special moment for Head Boatman Martin Ritchie as he rowed his 8 year old son Hayden onto his first salmon casting by himself. After a bit of advice his 7lb Springer was safely in the net. He was one very chuffed boy. 

West Learmouth got off and running with 2 fish on Friday and with fish also reported at Lower Dryburgh and Drygrange it would appear that the mild conditions are helping a few fish head up through the system.

The week ended with the level at Sprouston 1ft 6” and the water temperature is 41.

Looking ahead to next week the forecast looks quite settled with some strong winds middle of the week. We have had a wee lift over Sunday which was probably snow melt. When I was down the river this morning the clarity was still very good. Looking at what flies and lures for the coming week I’d expect the Black and Yellow, Blacko’s Dee Special and Monkey style patterns to continue to bring success, while on the spinning front the Blue Rapala and Tobies around 20gm – 28gm should bring some success. As always come prepared and always listen to the advice of your boatman or ghillie.
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Season So Far catches as reported on Fishtweed.
Salmon 45 (Biggest 20lb Birgham Dub)
Sea Trout 10 (Biggest 8lb Lower Birgham) 









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Saturday, 25 February 2017

Spring Salmon Fishing On The River Tweed - Tay Salmon Fly


A lovely springer and sea trout landed by Mr Tony Black from the Hendersyde Beat on the River Tweed using our deadly Black and Yellow tube fly. Well done Sir Blacko


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Friday, 24 February 2017

RS Super Snaelda Salmon Flies - Tay Salmon Fly

 RS Super Snaelda Salmon Flies in colour combo Black/Yellow and Red/Gold.
 
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Thursday, 23 February 2017

Ice Maiden Shrimp Conehead Salmon Fly - Tay Salmon Fly



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Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Ice Maiden Shrimp Salmon Flies - Tay Salmon Fly



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Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Salmon Flies For Spring Salmon - Tay Salmon Fly

Black and Yellow, Gold Bodied Willie Gunn, Blacko's Dee Special, Black and Chartreuse Special and Monkey Salmon Flies (Left to Right)
 
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Monday, 20 February 2017

Willie Gunn Pot Bellied Pig Salmon Flies - Tay Salmon Fly

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