Fishing Reports: 2012

Not Long till 2013 Season Starts.

2013 River Spey Salmon Fishing Season Opens.  Speyside, February 2013:  At 9 A.M. on Monday the 11th February, the opening ceremony for the River Spey Salmon fishing season will be performed at the Spey Foot…

End of year report (2012)

The 2012 catch for the river was 7,490 salmon and grilse caught, as well as 1,680 sea trout. Spey Fishery Board’s voluntary Catch and Release policy, under which anglers are encouraged to release the fish…

Week Commencing 24th September.

Well TGIF, no not thank God it’s Friday but rather thank God it’s finished at last the 2012 season has come to an end. I do not have the figures for the river but I…

Week Commencing 17th September

As we enter the last week of the season guess what, the forecast for next week is rain, heavy at the start of the week, pretty much what is has been every week of this…

Week Commencing 10th September

Well it is mid September already, just a couple more weeks to go and this season will be over, and writing reports when the river is not at its best is hard work! Again there…

Week Commencing 3rd September

The start of the week was very windy which did not help casting and Saturday was warm bright and windy which I never like whilst salmon fishing but as the end of the season approaches…

Week Commencing 26th August.

The river remained unsettled last week which although maybe not helping the fishing it at least moved the fish around allowing the middle river beats some sport. There was frost on Thursday night whether this…

Week Commencing 20th August.

It has been another difficult week the river levels remained unsteady and on Saturday the lower beats were virtually unfishable due to the turbidity. As we approach the last week of August the sun is…

Week Commencing 13th August.

It was a difficult week on Speyside, the river was unsteady which puts the fish off the take and there was a pollution incident on Wednesday night /Thursday morning that affected the beats below Craigellachie…

Week Commencing 6th August.

Heavy rain on Sunday night early Monday Morning above Spey Dam caused the start of the week to be hard going. The river turned to the colour of milky coffee for the full story see…
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