Salmon Netting Events

Returning-Tagged-Fish-1Tweed Foundation has just announced dates for April and May at Paxton House.

Learn more about the netting of fish and the tagging procedure that The Tweed Foundation undertakes before releasing the Salmon and Sea-trout caught to continue their journey upstream.

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From The River Bank

Tweed for the last few weeks has been hit constantly by the weather, with patterns of wind, significant amounts of rain and snow.

So much so that the river has only been fishable in certain sections for brief periods of time. After a settled Autumn, December and January, it is very frustrating that we are struggling into the new season.

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2016 Tweed Angler Donations

mark22A cheque was handed to Nick Yonge last week for £2,871.10 from angler donations made when booking their fishing through the FishTweed site.

The money will be used by TweedStart, an initiative aimed at encouraging participation in natural history and game angling throughout the Tweed catchment. TweedStart’s Angling Development Officer is Eoin Fairgrieve – read more.

Total donations so far from FishTweed anglers since it’s inception has now reached over £50,000, which is really quite something. Continue reading

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Job Vacancy Boatman

Head Boatman Required Horncliffe Fishing

Fishing enthusiast to deliver excellent customer service and fabulous fishing holidays for guests at stunning Horncliffe Fishings Tweed (between the villages of Horncliffe and Norham on the river’s south bank). Continue reading

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Jeremy Paxman River Tweed

Screen Shot 2017-03-08 at 09.00.17Devoted angler Jeremy Paxman has a new program on Channel 4 called River.

In the first episode he travels to Tweed where Jeremy tries to shear Cheviot sheep, tags osprey Continue reading

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Bill Drew Tweed Guide

Bill2-1170x1789Bill Drew the founder of Tweed Guide, the largest fishing guiding service in Scotland, has announced his retirement after 20 years guiding customers in from across the globe.

Ron McCombe his business partner will continue running the successful guiding business and is joined by Lynn McCombe, who brings with her a wealth of knowledge. Continue reading

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First Teviot Salmon 2017

SONY DSCFor the tenth year running, a trophy has been put up for the first salmon of the season to be caught from the Kelso Angling Association (KAA) water on the Teviot.

The fish was caught on the morning of Friday 3rd March, 2017, by Ronnie Park from Houndridge.  Caught from the Kaybraes with a black and Continue reading

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