Fishing Reports: 2011

End of season round up 2011

Well that is another season finished, I will not have the totals catch figures for a few weeks yet but as soon as I get them I will post them here. Looking back over the…

Week Commencing 19th September 2011

There is some rain forecast for the middle of the week following a spell of bright weather at the weekend, as I type this on Saturday the combine harvesters are going flat out in the…

Week Commencing 12th September 2011

Weather forecasting is a difficult business and I certainly have some sympathy for Michael Fish and his hurricane problems. Speyside just managed to avoid the tail of hurricane Katia! The main influence on the fishing…

Week Commencing 5th September 2011

There is a severe weather warning for Grampian on Monday, the Met Office says, “The remains of Hurricane Katia will move eastwards across northern Scotland during Monday, bringing a spell of very windy weather to…

Week Commencing 29th August 2011

As I predicted last week, Monday was pretty much a washout, there were a few fish caught on the small areas of fishable water. The levels dropped and cleared as the week progressed and there…

Week Commencing 22nd August 2011

There is a severe weather warning for the region today, the Met Office say, “A spell of wet and unseasonably windy weather will continue during Sunday. Persistent rain, heavy at times, will be accompanied by…

Week commencing August 15th 2011

After the previous week’s spates it was a very quiet week on Speyside, the river started at about eighteen inches and dropped steadily all week pretty much perfect conditions. The forecast for next week is…

Week Commencing August 8th 2011

Well as I predicted water temperature was not an issue this last week! On Monday the river rose to 4 foot six with some turbidity, Tuesday and Wednesday morning were fishable but on Wednesday afternoon…

Week Commencing August 1st 2011

It was another slightly frustrating week on Speyside, there are plenty of fish in the river but they are not that keen to play. Personally I think the river temperature has a lot to do…

Week Commencing 25th July 2011

Well it has been a difficult and somewhat disappointing week on Speyside; the grilse are now officially late! We need something to change either the grilse to arrive in numbers or some heavy rain to…
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