Home Tags River Esk

Tag: River Esk

Fishing – grey duster brings a shine to anglers on the Water of Leith

Grey dusters and various olive patterns have produced fish on the Water of Leith, according to Ben Steer who on the water most days and is one of the Water of Leith Honorary Fishery...

Bailiffs continue crackdown on anglers ‘flouting’ lockdown

Bailiffs are continuing to patrol rivers around the Forth Estuary looking for anglers flouting lockdown rules. Individuals have been spotted fishing the River Esk (pictured) n Musselburgh where bailiffs also found set lines.And Forth District...

Fishing – more permit patrols on River Esk

Chris Halliday, chairman of the River Esk, MDAA, confirmed that they have stepped-up patrols on the river with permits being checked. The increased presence follows recent events and two policemen are now regularly walking the...

Fishing – Williams beats weather to land top prize

Steve Williams travelled a long distance from Jarrow near Sunderland to win the Bass Rock sea angling challenge. He edged Dunbar angler Chris Empson with Andy Brown of Musselburgh third.Shaun Gardener from North Berwick...

Fishing – grayling permits now available

Permits for grayling fishing on the popular Esk at Musselburgh are available and cost £15.The season runs from December 26 to March 14 with fishing permitted from Wednesday to Monday, Tuesday is a non-fishing...

Fishing – fly dressers to fore in city and Penicuik

The Edinburgh Fly Dressers Club has started its winter session and it meets every Wednesday at Slateford Bowling Club, Lanark Road, Edinburgh at 7:30pm.The programme features demonstrations and also provides structured sessions for beginners...

Himalayan Balsam causing concern

Volunteers are needed on Sunday 18 June 2017 to clear Himalayan Balsam from the banks of The Esk.For the third year running the Musselburgh and District Angling Association will be spending the day pulling...

Fishing – a quick guide to trout permits on some Lothians rivers

The trout fishing season started on Wednesday, March 15 and you may be interested in getting a permit for local waters.Here, as a reminder, are a sample of waters who have submitted details to...

Fishing – Volunteers wanted for River Esk clean-up

Musselburgh and District Angling Association are gearing up for the new season this month.The committee has organised a River Esk clean-up on Saturday, March 11 at 10am (meet at Job Centre) in a bid...


The Edinburgh Reporter Newsletter

Sign up to receive all the latest news from The Edinburgh Reporter direct to your inbox.