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Nearly seasons end

The Brown Trout season comes to a close next Saturday. It hasn’t been a classic season on the Devon with really tough conditions generated by the prolonged summer drought and Scottish Water abstraction in the Ochils reservoir resulting in consistently low water until  Castlehill … Continue reading

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August 2018 update

The prolonged drought may be coming to an end (hopefully) but the river remains steadfastly at a very low level. Castlehill Reservoir has a huge, mostly negative, impact on the river but at these times the compensation flow keeps the river in reasonable condition. It will … Continue reading

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A823 Dunfermline – Gleneagles road closed at Rumbling Bridge from 20th August 2018

Please note that if you are heading to the River or Glenquey that the A823 will be closed at Rumbling Bridge from the 20th August for a period of 2 weeks.

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A823 Closed at Castlehill Reservoir – roadworks and access to Glenquey

Early in the Spring we were told that there would the A823 would be closed around Castlehill Reservoir for Scottish Water works. This work will commence 2nd July 2018 but will now be undertaken with a lane closure and traffic lights. … Continue reading

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DAA update June 2018

The now traditional spring draught continues with Saturday’s minor spate having little impact on river levels. The fishing on the river hasn’t been impossible but stealth and care is required not spook fish. Despite the difficult conditions some nice fish have … Continue reading

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Glenquey – Missing rod tip

Cailean Moore posted on the welcome page: Would everyone who fishes Glenquay keep their eyes peeled for a rod top section. My friend lost his top section for his Sage fly rod. If you find it please contact me and … Continue reading

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Late spring update

May has finally seen temperatures rise; the arrival of the first groups of swallows and black headed gulls to the river signified that the river was at last coming to life! Firstly I am sad to report the death of Gordon Forbes a few weeks … Continue reading

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