Articles Written By: Malcolm Newbould

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Week Commencing 13th July 2020

The weather forecast for next week is pretty changeable, there will be some rain, probably not enough, and some sunshine. It should be cooler, a drop in the water temperature ought to help the catches.…

Week Commencing 6th July 2020

The lockdown has been eased enough to allow travel from most parts of the U.K. and Europe, so I can start reporting again on the river, I will restrict my comments to the numbers of…

Week Commencing 15th June 2020

I regret that I will not be writing the usual type of report with pictures and catch numbers until the river returns to some sort of normality. Unfortunately my recent reports appear to have upset…

Week Commencing 8th June 20.

What a week, it has taken about 2 hours to process the photographs and I have not even used all I received. The river is realy fishing well. It’s going to be warm and mainly…

Week Commencing 1st June 2020.

Well the weeks are getting longer this fishing week had five days in it, Saturday the river was big, rising and coloured. Friday was a wet day, not pleasant but having missed so many days…

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…
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