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October

River opening 2013 news

Ronald Sutherland

The Helmsdale river opening 2013 will offer 4 days free fishing open to the public from Friday Jan 11th through to Tuesday Jan 15th excluding Sunday of course. Book your accom asap, You may catch the first springer in Scotland! free registration is at the Helmsdale tackle shop where you can stock up on the flies for the job.

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The river reported approx 2150 salmon this season after a good September.

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October

Strong end to the season

Ronald Sutherland

The 2012 season ended on a high with good water and lots of exciting fishing on the upper beats. Most rods who were lucky enough to hit beats 2, 3 & 4 above after a midweek spate basically bagged up! The total for the week well exceeded 120 of more. September has had the luxury of regular good water and generally cooling temperatures, it was one of the better months.

The Association water struggled for the month due to high water, most fish had migrated to the upper river and fresh fish were few and far between. Sonny Jappy had the last fish of the season from the Flat pool, a fine fresh 6 pounder.

The Angling Club have access once again to Loch Achnamoine (beat 6 above) until the trout season ends on October 6th - members are asked to contact head water baillif Peter Quail for the boathouse keys.

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