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Salmon and Sea Trout catch returns – reminder

It looks very much the weather is being kind to anglers and hopefully another couple of rises in the river will draw more fish into the river! With just about two weeks left of the Salmon season on the Devon, … Continue reading

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Lost landing net – Linnbank area – FOUND!!!

In what has is becoming an annual event, David Mudie our secretary, has mislaid his landing net in the Linnbank area. To be fair he was in the process of safely landing and releasing a salmon! The net by now … Continue reading

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New Book – If Rivers Could Sing: A Scottish River Wildlife Journey: A Year in the Life of the River Devon

Some of you may know Keith Broomfield, an active member of the DAA committee. He is often to be spotted around the river armed with his cameras, capturing amazing images of Strathdevon’s landscape, flora and fauna which are used to … Continue reading

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September 2020 – Late season update

Hello all, its been a while! Apologies for the lack of updates ,in part this has been due to the lock-down when all activity of the DAA ground to a halt and so many of us were furloughed. Unfortunately as … Continue reading

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UPDATE 26/08/20 Access to Glenquey from south only – A823 closed at Glendevon village till Thurs 27/08/20 at 6am

Good news …….. A823 reopens Thursday 6am according to Perth & Kinross Council on Facebook this afternoon Hopefully more peaceful nights will be had by the neighbors of the temporary bridge  

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Access to Glenquey from south only – A823 closed at Glendevon village from Weds 25/08/20 for a few days

Unfortunately Perth & Kinross Council have confirmed on Facebook that the A823 at Glendevon village, will be closed from the morning (Wednesday 25/08/20) for up to three days.  This apparently relates to problems with the temporary bridge on the west … Continue reading

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Access to Glenquey – A823 closed at Glendevon village – REOPENED 20-10-20

I understand that the A823 reopened on Thursday (20th August) evening providing access to Glenquey from the north. A temporary bridge has been installed over the failed bridge. Please note following the tremendous overnight storms (Tuesday 11th August Wednesday 12th … Continue reading

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Lost fly box at Taits Tomb lay-by (20/06/19)

Any one out and about the lay-by at Taits Tomb today (Saturday 20th June) that came upon a fly-box containing this fine selection of nymphs (and the other side containing dries); then please get in touch the owner would love … Continue reading

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Covid-19 update #4 – Permit outlets update

Currently four permits outlets are now available: Buicks, Alloa – normal shop hours The Sorting Office, High Street Dollar – open mornings only (Monday – Saturday 8am – Noon,  Sunday 8am-10am) NB They prefer payments for permits in cash [Free … Continue reading

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Covid-19 update #5 – Glenquey re-opening Wednesday 3rd June [updated 02/09/20 #A]

The DAA are delighted to announce that today (Monday 1st June) we have received permission from Scottish Water to re-open Glenquey for fishing.  We are obliged by Scottish Water to do some preparatory work, which will be completed tomorrow. Glenquey … Continue reading

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