Tag Archives: gillie

FishTweed river report 11th May 2015

(Last updated: Monday 11th May) The May bank holiday weekend arrived with some much needed rain and boy did it arrive!!  As a result, Monday was not fishable but did clear enough for a better week overall with 70 salmon … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Beat reports

The beat reports updated from the beats themselves this week are:- Head Boatman at Tillmouth Willy Elliot reports on Friday 4th October: “The river levels are getting low again but there is rain in the catchment today and this should … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wattie Dods – An appreciation

It was with a packed Caddonfoot church and a good number of mourners having to stand outside also, that we said goodbye to Wattie on Wednesday. The large turnout bore testament to the love and respect with which Wattie was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Early April 2013.

It’s a strange thing nature.  The weather from one year to the next is constantly changing. Whether it be from climate change or not, looking back records, we can only come to one conclusion; whatever info you have, nature will … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fish of the Month

Congratulations go to Martin Richie who landed the FishTweed/Borders Gunroom March  ‘Fish of the Month’ at Upper Hendersyde during the week ending 9th March. Upper Hendersyde had some of the best sport on the river during that week with 4 salmon, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Upper Hendersyde

Upper Hendersyde had some of the best sport on the river during the week with 4 salmon, 2 at 10lb, 1 at 9lb and one at 22lb, Head Ghillie Ronnie McElrath says: “I have waited nearly 20 years for a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Scottish Salmon Season Report: Finlay Wilson

Well it’s been an interesting year on many of Scotland’s salmon rivers this season and though it’s fair to say the fishing has been generally pretty tough, not helped by at times seemingly relentless rain, there have been some notable successes. Certainly … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bemersyde red letter day

Many thanks for the photo’s and huge congratulations go to Jim Reid and Bemersyde gillie Ian Farr. “I attach some photo’s of  a big fish I caught at Bemersyde today, 24th October. The fish measured 50 inches with a 25 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2013 Tweed Fishing Calendar

From the upper reaches to the lower Tweed the calendar highlights 12 of the best fishing spots including flies tied by Iain Wilson and tips for salmon, trout and grayling. The Tweed is the second longest river in Scotland and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New – FishTweed Beat Reports

You can now read beat reports compiled by FishTweed beats themselves. Latest one to be added is the Bemersyde fishings report, and by the way you can follow the Bemersyde news on their Bemersyde Fishings facebook page too. If you are a beat on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment