No sign of any fish on the Helmsdale yet but very few rods are fishing unfortunately, the Association water is the only area getting covered well every day. Conditions have been rather high which might explain the lack of interest but things should settle down to a better height this week.
The Tackle shop have a big fly offer this week for one week on-line and in the shop - "Buy one get one free" please follow this link to read our offer and...Read more
SALE SALE SALE....Tackle shop sale this week! Please call ron at the shop on 01431821372 if you need any new kit for the new season. There are big deals on rods & lines especially for January only.
On the fishing front - This week has been a disappointment with lots of ice early in the week leading to lots of water later peaking at around 7-8ft yesterday. Things should settle down and get back to normal this week and there...Read more
The River Helmsdale opened with a thawing + 4 degrees on the thermometer (today Jan 11th) but this was not enough to shift the 8” of ice which has built up daily in the river since December 18th 2009.
Please check out the latest pics from Helmsdale on the lead up to the opening day here -