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2021 Permits – February update #1

I am sure that no-one needs any reminding that we remain in Covid-19 lockdown, but the current Scottish Government guidance allows angling as an appropriate activity providing appropriate social distance practice is maintained. Angling Scotland’s Covid guidance for angling – … Continue reading

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January 2021 update

Happy New Year to all our members, visitors and friends! Once again we find ourselves in lockdown, but hopefully there is light at the end of the tunnel with the vaccine roll out and it’s only 56 days before the … Continue reading

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DAA 2020 Annual General Meeting – cancelled

In line with current Scottish Government Covid-19 guidance and restrictions, we have reluctantly decided to cancel the 2020 AGM and the usual business of the meeting will be postponed to the 2021 AGM. Around the time of the AGM we … Continue reading

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Belated end of Season 2020

Season 2020 closed on Saturday 31st October and I think it would be fair to suggest it will be a fishing season etched on our memories like no other. Beyond the national shutdown in response to Covid-19 between late March … Continue reading

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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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