News 2011

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September 10th 2011 After nearly 3 weeks of low water the river has burst back to life with lots of water this week, too much at times. Three afternoons then Saturday were all lost with high water. Ballantrae Bridge had 22 for the week. Knockdolian 27 notable catches – Mr Cairns 3 from Dalni, Ernie […]

News 2010

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July 2010 Barr bridge The season is finally under way after the prolonged drought ended last week-end with a 3ft rise on Sunday 11th. Rods were out early on Monday morning despite most of the water disappearing overnight. As far as I can gather the 1st fish off the river was caught by Phil Haughton […]

News 2009

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End of Season Report 2009 Finally the rains stopped and very slowly the river dropped by the beginning of December so we got started catching up fish for the hatchery. We had no problem getting fish – the only thing was the cocks were out-numbering the hens by about 3-1 in some parts of the […]

News 2008

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End Of Season Report 2008 Gordon’s big fish from Tig pool By mid September some really big fish moved into the river and fairly spiced things up. I am sure no one was complaining about catching lovely fresh fish even though the majority of them were below 8lbs and even more around 5lbs, but the […]

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News 2007

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September 2007 Despite the lack of water for most of the month the river continued to fish well. At Ballantrae Bridge they had 58 for the month, with only the 2nd week being a bit disappointing with only 4. Best week the last with 23. This beat has continued to return around 60% of all […]