Year: 2016

Week Commencing 25th July 2016

Before I start this week’s report I have been told there is a new feature on the Website where you can register to receive an email to be informed when the latest report is published.…

Week Commencing 18th July 2016

Last weeks forecast was accurate as far as it went but it failed to mention Tuesday would be really hot, bringing in thunder storms on Wednesday which then made the river virtually unfishable on Thursday.…

Week Commencing 11th July 2016

Another report from a foreign country, this one must be full of heathens as they salmon fish on the Sabbeth. I'm not sure it is my Presbyterian upbringing or that I cannot work out how…

Week commencing 4th July 2016

  Last week's forecast was reasonably accurate but there was probably more rain on Tuesday than forecast. Tuesday's rain pushed up the river on Wednesday and there was a little turbidity. Next week the forecast…

SFB Briefing – July 2016

The latest Spey Fishery Board and Spey Foundation Briefing for July 2016 has now been published and is available to download and read here.  In this month’s issue you will read about the following topics:…

Week Commencing 27th June 2016

Last week’s forecast was particularly accurate, it rained at sometime  everyday; it even got Wednesday the day with the most rain correct. This week's forecast is pretty much more of the same, a little rain…

Week Commencing 20th June 2016

Last week’s forecast was fairly accurate, but Fridays showers were particularly heavy especially in the Rothes area, the Rothes to Elgin road was closed for a while and parts of the town were partially flooded.…

Encouraging early grilse run

It has been encouraging for all to see what appears to be a reasonably good early run of grilse in the river. The run of two sea winter fish this season has been excellent, the…

Week Commencing 13th June.

Well last week’s forecast was reasonably accurate, but perhaps the quantities of the rain was not emphasised enough. It rained on Tuesday into Wednesday and the river rose to over 2 meters or 6 feet…

Week Commencing 6th June 2016

Last week's forecast was fairly accurate but there was one major omission - thunderstorms! There was very heavy rain in the catchment on Tuesday afternoon, by Tuesday evening the river was starting to rise and starting to colour…
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