Fishing Reports 2017

Week Commencing 15th May 2017.

The weather forecast last week was wrong; the rain that kept being forecast never arrived. A commercial fisherman once told me that the North East of Scotland never gets any decent rain till the easterly…

Week Commencing 8th May 2017.

Can I start this weeks report with the sad news that James Carr OBE died peacefully on the 10th of May 2017. James has been ill for the last two years but refused to give…

Week Commencing 1st May 2017

Last week’s weather forecast was a little wide of the mark, the sun shone all week and the temperatures reached high teens although the east wind could still have a sharp edge to it. Once…

Week Commencing April 24th 2017.

Last week’s weather forecast was not too far off the mark, though the predicted precipitation fell mostly as snow rather than rain but the overall effect was the same. The river rose and was virtually…

Week Commencing 17th April 2017

Last week’s forecast was not that far off the mark, I hope this coming week's is accurate; there is some rain forecast, rain, lots of heavy rain, around an inch in the first few days!…

Week Commencing 10th April 2017.

Last week's forecast was fairly accurate but the wind strength again was under estimated. What little rain that fell was quickly soaked up by the dry ground and the thirsty vegetation, little or none made…

Week Commencing April 3rd 2017

Last weeks weather forecast was not even close! It was bright and windy all week, pretty horrible fishing conditions. The coming week is to start with some rain; the river needs a rise. Temperatures are…

Week Commencing 27th March 2017.

I have been forced to make some changes to the team, the lepidopterist has been sacked he could not tell his Admiral from his Peacock. I have employed an arborist and he tells me the…

Week Commencing 20th March 2017

Well I think I will have to sack my weather forecaster, he predicted Monday was to be a light breeze, he should have tried wading down Collie with waves hitting his back! Other than that…

Week Commencing 13th March 2017

Again last week’s forecast was reasonably accurate as far as it went, but once again I forgot to forecast the strong winds that made fishing extremely difficult on Tuesday and Thursday.   The rain at the…
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