Tag Archives: Spey

Across the rivers

  So the news keeps coming in. In Scotland the latest update was from the Spey, where fishing has been a little challenging in the warm, dry conditions. Like on other rivers the levels have been dropping like a stone … Continue reading

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Still slow on Spey and Tweed

Well we still await strong runs of fish on Scotland’s big rivers. So the week commencing 7th May saw this report from the Spey Fishery Board: “Last week’s forecast again failed to predict Thursday’s windy conditions, when casting a fly … Continue reading

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Om shanti camellias

From the foothills of the Himalayas. Or rather from my Mum’s garden, this morning. An excitement is the delivery of a MacBook Air this afternoon. This, with a new i-Phone, will encourage me to write books. And finish editing the … Continue reading

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Scotland’s summer bounty

Braewater on the Spey brought good water for fishing friend Christopher this month. Levels fell from 1’6″ to 4″ and in slightly coloured water a cast in Lower Dipple on Thursday with a size 6 Castle Killer brought this nice … Continue reading

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Window on the Spey

As the world disintegrates around us (it’s always been doing that; I think we’re getting used to it) I have been playing around with picture editing, a favourite pastime. This one I particularly like – a view of the River … Continue reading

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Friday Photograph

Fishing the Bridge pool below Carron bridge. River Spey, June 2013.

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What a difference a week makes. This time last week I was celebrating being on the River Spey and catching my first Spey springer. Today I’m working back on the printing presses of London town. Last week the Spey was … Continue reading

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