Fishing Reports: 2016

Week Commencing 11th July 2016

Another report from a foreign country, this one must be full of heathens as they salmon fish on the Sabbeth. I'm not sure it is my Presbyterian upbringing or that I cannot work out how…

Week commencing 4th July 2016

  Last week's forecast was reasonably accurate but there was probably more rain on Tuesday than forecast. Tuesday's rain pushed up the river on Wednesday and there was a little turbidity. Next week the forecast…

Week Commencing 27th June 2016

Last week’s forecast was particularly accurate, it rained at sometime  everyday; it even got Wednesday the day with the most rain correct. This week's forecast is pretty much more of the same, a little rain…

Week Commencing 20th June 2016

Last week’s forecast was fairly accurate, but Fridays showers were particularly heavy especially in the Rothes area, the Rothes to Elgin road was closed for a while and parts of the town were partially flooded.…

Week Commencing 13th June.

Well last week’s forecast was reasonably accurate, but perhaps the quantities of the rain was not emphasised enough. It rained on Tuesday into Wednesday and the river rose to over 2 meters or 6 feet…

Week Commencing 6th June 2016

Last week's forecast was fairly accurate but there was one major omission - thunderstorms! There was very heavy rain in the catchment on Tuesday afternoon, by Tuesday evening the river was starting to rise and starting to colour…

Week Commencing May 30th 2016

Well last week’s forecast was not very accurate, the start of the week was overcast, misty and drizzly, and Wednesday was probably one of the brightest days rather than the dullest. Last Sunday’s storms had…

Week Commencing 23rd May

Last week’s forecast was fairly accurate, the coming week will be mainly warm and dry, although Wednesday 1st June will probably be the most overcast of the week. Monday will be the warmest, approaching 20c…

Week Commencing 16th May

I have been asked to remind everyone that the Spey will be featured on the BBC programme called Highlands- Scotland’s Wild Heart, the 2015 opening was filmed along with some fishing at Craigellachie. The programme…

Week Commencing 9th May 2016

Last week’s forecast was pretty accurate, a week of two halves, the first half was probably the Scottish Summer so you might well have missed it. The second half was a little better for catching…
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