Tweed Grilse Run

Screen Shot 2014-10-09 at 15.45.44Whilst Summer fishing has produced some good numbers of salmon on Tweed, the Tweed Foundation’s senior Biologist, Dr Ronald Campbell has said “the river has seen fewer grilse this season.”

Fisheries Management Scotland have just issued an advice note on grilse. Continue reading

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Autumn Rods Available

Bemersyde beat lands a 25 pound salmon

Ghillie Ian Farr was delighted when syndicate member, Sandy Scott, landed a 25lb-fish, the second of the day on Friday the 15th of September. Both fish were safely released back into the Tweed.

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One of Three Fish today for Tony. 15th September 2017

“After plentiful rainfall, we have good water to fish this autumn,” said Ian Farr. “Unlike the two previous Septembers, we have a foot on the gauge above summer levels and we have seen fish running all week.” Continue reading

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Cardrona Fishing For Sale

TWCDSalmon and Sea Trout fishing on the River Tweed – One Rod for sale.

Cardrona Fishings sits to the west of Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders. It is a 1.85 mile right bank beat and was acquired by seven like minded Continue reading

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Tweed Spring Numbers 2017

Tweed Spring Numbers Better Than Predictions – But Catches Patchy

2017 produced a Spring rod catch of 1,843* Salmon, 600 less than last season.  The river was unseasonably low and dry until mid June and, whilst some fish were caught in the Continue reading

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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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