Monthly Archives: March 2011

Biggest Scottish springer on fly this year

And now this one, and this time I can post a picture! Another day another huge spring salmon from a Scottish river, this time from the Aberdeenshire Dee and this time on the fly. The 30-pounder, a potential Malloch Trophy … Continue reading


That made my day

A photograph of the 35lb springer taken yesterday on the lower Tay. Sandy L. showed it to me about 8.30am as I came into the office and waited for my machine to boot itself up at that leisurely computer pace. … Continue reading

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Remember this

It was thirty years ago this July. The walk upstream was via the shrubbery to the right of shot and on to the green bank beyond. This fished well enough but it was where the stepping stones pushed the weight … Continue reading

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A good cause

Aberdeenshire Dee Fisheries Development Officer and salmon adventurer Ken Reid has dropped me the following info so do head there if you’re just about to buy some tackle for the new season. Ken said:

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Nice one, Cyril

Posting recently on salmon programmes on the telly, I also admitted I’m a big fan of Cyril Chauquet and his Fishing Adventurer show. F.A. does the rounds of the Sky digital channels (is it Discovery Real Time? Probably) and is … Continue reading

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Big Tay springer

Congratulations to Allan Rennie up at Newtyle beat on this stonking 28lb spring salmon caught yesterday from the Tay. Wherever in the world you fish, and wherever you are coming from, a salmon of this calibre would be the ultimate … Continue reading

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