“Migration for ospreys has started now and birds from further up north will be passing through the area on their southward journey to spend winter in Africa, in areas such as Senegal and the Gambia. Here, they will live a colonial existence, fishing in the swamps and languishing in the good weather, to avoid the harsher winters of Scotland.
We had thought that the female osprey from the Tweed Valley main nest had departed already but she made a very brief appearance at the nest on Sunday 19th.” To read what the birds have been up to go to the Tweed Valley Osprey Blog
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- Mrs Jack Shirley returning her fish to the Tweed, Kelso.When you can finally go fishing ! Mark Cockburn is enjoying a day on the Tay and he says “It’s good to out!”Off she goes - local angler Kenny Dumma salmon swims away strongly - River Tweed, Kelso.Thank you to Willie Elliot for this fabulous footage of young Ryan playing a 10lb salmon.Thank you to Tomas from Edradynate beat on the River Tay. A 9lb this morning from the Poltewan Pool🎣🎣A cracker caught by Phil Dixon fishing Burnfoot beat, Border Esk.Another lovely day on the river. River Tweed.Doug Unkles fishing Boleside, River Tweed at the weekend caught his fish spring fish of 2021. He kept the fish wet and celebrated his achievement with a few glasses 🥂🍻🐟👏If you are lucky to be out and about this weekend wishing you tight lines.Billy returning a Tweed spring fish on Junction beat, Kelso.One for Billy earlier this week. Due to Covid restrictions there has been little fishing on Tweed at Kelso. This month 29 fish so far have been caught - the best for 4 years.One of four fish today on the River Tweed at Kelso. Fish are being seen and a sea liced fish was caught at Mertoun, St Boswells, which is approx 10 miles further upstream from Kelso.Congratulations Ainsley fishing the River Tweed today - first ever salmon.6 spring fish caught on Junction, River Tweed today.Happy Mother’s DayThe anticipation - fly tied to fish today - sadly this banana 🍌 won’t get a swim on the River Tweed as the river is too high at Kelso.Thank you Edradynate Beat from the Upper TayFirst fish river Tweed 2021.Join us on New Years Day at 7pm where we will be chatting about salmon, trout, Grayling, sea trout fishing and flies with some of our Facebook live guests from 2020.Clocks go back this weekend.