Fishing Reports: 2013

Week Commencing 22nd July 2013

Another tough week on the river, the sun continued to beat down and the temperatures remained high. On Friday there were some thunder close by and the river rose, all right it only came up…

Week Commencing 15th July 2013

Well being a river reporter is not an easy job, you get criticism from all directions, I am either much too negative or sometimes even with the same report much too positive, not easy. What…

Week Commencing 7th July 2013

Well it has been a warm even hot week on Speyside if I had wanted to live in temperatures in the high 20Cs I would have bought a house in Spain. It certainly has not…

Week Commencing 1st July 2013.

I wonder what the Spey report read like in 1936 when Fred Perry was the last British man to win Wimbledon? Rather different from today I would suggest! It has been a difficult week, hot…

Week Commencing 24th June 2013

The river was just about fishable on Monday afternoon and had dropped and cleared by Tuesday. It continued to drop all week, pretty much ideal conditions. The forecast for the coming week is to be…

Week Commencing 17th June 2013.

Well the weather forecast was almost right again, dry all week with heavy rain at the weekend, but this time the rain arrived. We have had about an inch of rain since last night; you…

Week Commencing 10th June 2013

Another week of summer weather, the long threatened rain for this weekend has failed to materialise but looking at the clouds it might be heavy if it comes. The long term forecast is for it…

Week Commencing 3rd June 2013.

Last week summer arrived on Speyside and the forecast was almost correct there was little or no rain between writing this week’s report and last week’s. The temperatures were in the high teens to low…

Week Commencing 27th May 2013.

It was a very changeable week last week; the weather went from warm and sunny to hail showers all in one week. The river was a bit unsettled as well rising on Monday night then…

Week Commencing 20th May 2013

Another reasonable week on the Spey.  The river started at about two feet fell slowly then rose again on Friday following some unseasonable rain and snow. The gusty wind did not help it feel like…
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