Tag Archives: Nith

Five days to go

So it is five days to go until the Nith salmon fishing season opens. Let us hope 2018 is a better year for this famous and much-loved Dumfriesshire salmon and sea-trout river. Sixteen salmon in 16 years is not a … Continue reading

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Memories

Not long now . .

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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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Nith, Bann, Miramichi, it’s all good

A bit of a mish-mash here chaps: but the best kind of mish-mash – it’s all good news! In case you have been living in a stone cave on the west coast of Ireland for the past few weeks or, all … Continue reading

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Friday photograph

It is around this time of year that I start thinking about fishing, and Russia in particular. I found this photo from the archives which I’ve never published and particularly like. I was fishing Clarke’s up on Middle Varzuga’s top … Continue reading

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Fast fading into the past but Nith up next

A fish on my first full day on the Varzuga, Sunday 22nd June. And a great pose by guide Ivan. Photo by Terry Mallin. Most of the fish subsequently were bigger (a really good average size of 8 or 9lb?) … Continue reading

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Job done and end game 2013

A fish returned one minute previous to this photo at Burn Pool, Closeburn Castle and time to relax a bit after what has been a funny ol’ season.                  

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