Well the new season is a mere 19 days away!
It may be a slow start to the season with the imminent arrival of the ‘Beast from the East’, spring may be a wee bit delayed this year. I have just checked Metcheck.com forecast for the opening week:
The river will be the most likely place for success in the early days of the season, as I expect that Glenquey will be iced over. The boys from the work party were up on Wednesday clearing more bushes from the bank to improve access:
Despite the relatively mild weather through the earliest parts of the week, Glenquey itself remained in the grips of winter:
The work party will be tackling the north bank which is a major undertaking due to the constraints of access. We are grateful to local landowners (Mr Best and Mr Livingston) for their help in providing access for our work parties.
We have had a wee problem with the printers, resulting in a delay in the delivery of the 2018 permits which is now sorted. Permits are being distributed to our outlets; the list of permits suppliers can be found here:
Please note that our outlet in Alloa is now Buicks (Alloa) hardware store, Union Street, Alloa FK10 1EL
The Devon Angling Association have once again supported the River Forth Fisheries Trust with the Fish in the Classroom project. This year we worked with the Trust’s Amy Fergusson and Alva Primary School; with Ronnie Breingan, Colin Smail and David Mudie from the DAA meeting P6 pupils. Details of the project are here:
The Devon Angling Association hopes that our members and visitors have a great season in 2018. Tight Lines