Articles Written By: Malcolm Newbould

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Week Commencing 16th March 20.

Well it has been a better week, some days it was a pleasure to be on the river. Anthony Smith told me he saw a sand martin at Rothes and I saw one myself later…

Week Commencing 9th March 20.

Well it has been a little better, the river has still been unsettled and this weekend’s rain is already pushing the river up, hopefully not by too much. There is rain forecast for Tuesday and…

Week Commencing 2nd March 20

Another week, another spate. The sudden rise in temperature coupled with a strong southerly wind brought the inevitable snow melt and rise in the river. Last night’s temperature remained close to double figures. Temperatures drop…

Week Commencing 24th February.

The forecast for the coming week is to be a little warmer than last week. Do not get too excited it is just by a couple of degrees but the wind strength is also down…

Week Commencing 17th February 20

After such a fine December and January, it seems slightly unfair that as soon as the season opens we get nothing but spates. This weekend the river rose to the highest it has been since…

Opening Week 2020.

Well for the first report of the twenties, it is somewhat disappointing, to date there have been no fresh fish reported, on the bright side it means those fishing this coming week have still a…

Final Week of 2019

To mis-quote T.S Eliot, the season finished not with a bang but a whimper.   A definite improvement on last year and hopefully I will be able to give the final figures in a month…

Week Commencing 16th September.

Last week was a week of two halves. this week should be a better fishing week. although the National weather forecasts are predicting rain, Speyside should remain relatively dry although there might be some rain…

Week Commencing 9th September 2019.

This coming week will be predominately dry, there will be a little rain on Monday then that is it for the rest of the week. The tides have peaked and there will be no new…

Week Commencing 2nd September 2019.

There is some rain forecast tonight and again on Tuesday night, not enough to raise the river but maybe just enough to keep it topped up. It will be bright and sunny during the day…
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