Tweed Spring Salmon Catch Continues to Improve
After some disappointing catches in recent years, the 2016 Tweed Spring Salmon rod catch continued to improve with 2464* fish; this was the fifth largest in the last 30 years and the best for four years. The majority of fish reported to date were, as usual, caught in the Lower River (1,536), with the Middle catching the bulk of the rest (685). Overall, the Lower Tweed catch was 23% higher than in 2015 although those on Middle river averaged only a modest 5% increase. The greater part of catch was in the later Spring months of April, May and June – read more.