The Malloch Trophy Presentation 2013

The House of Bruar recently hosted the presentation of the Savills Malloch Trophy to Jim Reid in their tackle department.

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The beautiful Malloch Trophy was presented to angler Jim Reid at the House of Bruar recently for landing the largest salmon in Scotland last year.

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Here is the story about the capture of Jims fabulous 43 lb cock salmon from Bemersyde on Tweed which he sent to me.

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The action: The fish was hooked  at around 9:30am on a Gold Bodied Willie Gunn tube fly, in a pool known as the Top Corbies, which is at the start of a fast flowing stretch of water. It took Jim and  Ghillie Ian Farr some time to realise how big the fish was as even smaller fish can put up a good account of themselves in the streamy water. After a while, the fish decided to head back towards Berwick, and tore off 150 yards down the river into another pool known as “The Dish”. Ian had to quickly steer the boat down…

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