Events in the Borders This Month

15390833_1851645861713936_4573035858304705524_nFrom Headwater to Headland Smolt Conference 14th -15th March

This Conference is being jointly organised by The Atlantic Salmon Trust and The Tweed Foundation. It will address the key issue of improving salmon and sea trout smolt survival during the critical early stages of their migration, in rivers and in estuaries.With fewer salmon surviving at sea, it is vital to ensure that as many healthy wild salmon and sea trout smolts as possible leave our rivers. The Conference will explore how this can best be achieve – read moreContinue reading

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Salmon Season Permits

twba5Berwick & District Angling Association are offering a discount on 2017 salmon season permits purchased before 15th March.

The association have several miles of fly only water on the Lower Whiteadder, commencing above Allanton Bridge near Chirnside down to Paxton near Berwick upon Tweed. The water is divided into six beats with prime fishing for salmon, sea trout and wild brown trout. Continue reading

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First Fish 2017

twbs1Jim Cook from Gullan North Berwick, caught the first fish off the Whiteadder and possibly the first fish off the Tweed system in 2017.

Jim a member of the “Bluestone Fishing” caught it around 11am this morning in the Hut pool on a Cone Head Ally fly.

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Jedforest Angling Association

12654252_1122403567772719_1820098134826283575_nAround 5 Miles of the River Teviot, one of the major tributaries of Tweed with fishing available all year round during the season for salmon, sea-trout, brown trout and grayling.

The River Teviot has good early season salmon Continue reading

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Dryburgh Properties

This year has seen the arrival of four newly renovated holiday cottages nestled on the banks of the River Tweed at Dryburgh near St. Boswells.

Sitting at the end of a no-through road surrounded by scenic parkland and woodland, the cottages are positioned just a stone’s throw from the the Dryburgh chain link bridge with notable middle Tweed beats including Dryburgh, Tweedswood, Bemersyde and Lower Pavilion close by and offering some excellent value fishing.
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River Tweed Champion

Tweed Forum River Champion Award 2016A Coldstream octogenarian with an outstanding commitment to the protection and enhancement of the River Tweed and its surroundings has been named the Tweed Forum’s first ever River Champion.

The accolade was launched earlier this year as part of the Forum’s 25th anniversary celebrations and was open to nominations from across the Scottish Borders and Continue reading

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FishPal & FishTweed Win Business Award

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FishPal staff with fellow award winner Tom Leslie of Fin & Game, Kelso.

FishPal & FishTweed staff attended the 2016 Scottish Borders Business Excellence Awards last month and were thrilled to be winners at this years ceremony. Continue reading

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