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Spring 2022 Newsletter

The latest DAA newsletter is now available for downloading, this is the 23rd issue and final issue to be produced by Dennis Toon. Huge vote of thanks to Dennis for all the effort put in over the years collating/publishing them … Continue reading

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2021 AGM Notice

The ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Devon Angling Association will take place on Tuesday 11th January 2022 at 7.30 pm. The venue is The Arns, Alloa, the home of Clackmannan County Cricket Club. Regrettably, due to the Covid pandemic, attendance … Continue reading

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Fly tying group @ Coopers Bar, Alloa – Tuesdays 7 to 9pm

Scott Freeman and friends are back up and running the fly tying group based at Coppers, Alloa and held every Tuesday evening 7 to 9pm. All are welcome regardless of tying ability. Last week Ed Madril from Spain demonstrating Spanish … Continue reading

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Salmon and Sea Trout returns

Thank you for those members with Salmon & Sea Trout permits, who have already returned their catch returns! Just a wee reminder that members holding an All Species Permit are required to submit a catch return recording your fishing. This … Continue reading

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End of Season 2021

So today was the final day of the 2021 season on the River Devon with the final day of the Salmon/Sea Trout Season. I suspect some may have braved the elements for the final day, but the river was pretty … Continue reading

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August update – The DAA extends its fishery

Some of you may have noticed the new red signs appearing on the River Devon downstream of Menstrie: The good news is that the Devon Association have agreed to take an additional lease with Crown Estate Scotland for their fishing … Continue reading

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Forecast continuing hot weather

The down side to this extended period of an “actual real amazing summer weather” is river and loch levels are lowering and water temperatures are rising. You may have seen that the fishery on Loch Venechar have temporarily suspended fishing … Continue reading

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July 2021 Update

COVID-19 As the lock down has eased we have been able to get permits to all of our usual sellers. In general Covid 19 restrictions allow all fishing activities but we urge members and visitors to obey any local restrictions … Continue reading

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Works at Vicars Bridge w/c 07/06/21

Please note access to the river at Vicars Bridge next week may be affected by works to construct the new broadwalk from the car park.

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June 2021 Update

Life is slowly getting back to normal, the river got a good flush last week, a bit of heat has finally arrived and at last the river is beginning to come to life. COVID – 19 As the lock down … Continue reading

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