Tag Archives: Nith salmon fishing

Spotted on the Varzuga

It couldn’t be world famous fashion designer John Rocha could it, out fishing on Russia’s Varzuga river? Yes it could. Rather a bruising salmon, beautifully marked. The Varzuga continues to produce its legendary spring fishing. Middle camp is the best … Continue reading

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Fish arriving

Nice to see eight fish caught so far at Tweed beat Sprouston this week including two 20-pounders in the last 36 hours. Also, 100 miles to the west, two cracking spring fish of 19lb and 23lb from the same lie … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas 2017

Tight lines and a Happy and Prosperous New Year in 2018 to all my cherished and loyal followers! May this be the season you either catch more salmon, or a seriously big salmon takes your fly and stays on the … Continue reading

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Memories

Not long now . .

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Bouglés and a big grayling

Right at the end of last season I briefly (10 seconds) shook hands with a Nith salmon. The reel I was using that day was the one pictured right in this picture, a Bouglé 4in, attached to a ten foot … Continue reading

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The hook-up’s the crema

I wistfully turned around at the end of 3 days on the Nith last week. I had barely seen a fish with the river at summer low (well, I’d seen 5 or 6 actually). Then, on the last morning, we … Continue reading

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The fish are in

Four salmon to 15lb and four sea trout to 3lb were caught at Dalswinton on the Nith on Monday according to Fishpal. Then a 17lb salmon from Friars Carse on Wednesday and a brace of sea trout to 5lb. Also on the … Continue reading

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