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Fishing – patience is the name of the game thanks to COVID-19

It is possibly not the best time to be reading Drew Jamieson's book, A Scottish Angler's Companions. Why? because it sparks my interest in travelling to fish.Sadly, due to the pandemic, I am confined...

Fishing – anglers raising funds for RNLI

Scottish sea fishing boss, Mike Horn, alerts anglers to The RNLI Fundraiser on Sunday, February 24.Registration is at Arbroath Cliffs from 9am to 10am and fishing from Carnousie Beach to Ferryden is from 11am...

Fishing – Ron beats the wind to bag nine

High winds made life difficult for anglers recently, including Rosslynlee Trout Fishery near Rosewell, but mid-week saw an improvement in conditions and a number of good specimens were hooked.The wind has also hit Morton...

Fishing – Young reveals how he was Hooked on Fishing

Paul Young has revealed to The Edinburgh Reporter how his highly-successful TV fishing series started.The Edinburgh-born actor, who has just completed filming for the final series of Still Game, recalled that the idea for...

Fishing – clean up volunteers wanted

The first clean up in The Almond near Mid Calder organised by the Forth Rivers Trust removed hundreds of items in 90 minutes.They included food and drink containers, plastic bags, panty liners, and wet...

Fishing – Stuart bags a personal best

John Mackay was all smiles at Morton Fishings this week as one of his regulars landed a cracking fish.Stuart claimed a personal best when he hooked a rainbow trout weighing in at around 10.5lbs.It...

Fishing – heatwave making it tough

It’s been tough going out there for local fishermen because of the recent heatwave. Both reservoirs and rivers have suffered.Peter Reith of the Peebleshire Trout Fishing Association said that the water is very low...

Fishing – crayfish find sparks Tweed concern

An American signal crayfish has been found at the mouth of The Leithen Water, a tributary of The Tweed.And the find by an angler is causing real concern among the many from the Lothians...


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