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April

A few more fish around.

Ronald Sutherland

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In a week when water levels remained low, there were over 30 fish off the river. Lady Sandison captured the biggest fish and the headlines this week with a super 21 pounder from Lower Caen fishing Read more

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April

Better but still hard going.

Ronald Sutherland

My prediction for this week was almost spot on but not quite! Around 22 salmon (there may be a few more) were reported last week with a couple from the upper beats. Kildonan rods had the best of the action with around 6 or 7 and caught the first fish over the falls in the usual spot from Suisgill pool 2 above, Badanloch rods also had one from the same beat on Saturday.

Achentoul rods struggled at the start of the week but caught 2 on beat 6 on Saturday with one tipping the scales at 18lbs to bring their total to 3. Torrish rods also ended up with a hard fought 3. Ed Cordozo got them off to a fast start with a super 15 pounder from the Dyke pool on Monday then Peter Holden grassed one in the Breakwater beat 5 on an Alistair. Hugh Colville then tased one skillfully from Kilphedir pool late on Friday on a Sunray Shadow.

Temperatures were good all week and some welcome fresh water livened things up from Wednesday. Floating lines and coneheads worked well and now the Sunray...

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14

April

A little more action.

Ronald Sutherland

STOP PRESS.... you need these hot bright tubes below for the Dee, Tay and Spey this week, all three rivers are in spate right now after heavy rain and snow melt and the fishing will be superb in coloured water! more rain is coming midweek so bring the rods out in force and get some of these deadly tubes in the water!!

RS Mylar Tube Black & Yellow

RS Mylar Tube

Tiger Tail Alistair

Alistair Tiger tail

Alistair Gold

Alistair Gold

Feeler Flamethrower

Feeler UV Flamethrower

 

The Helmsdale produced a little more action last week as a few fish started to ease into the system. Approx 10 fish were recorded mainly from beats 1, 2 & 6 with the biggest (18lbs)...

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