Category Archives: River fishing

2019 season ………. only 2 more sleeps away :-)

The 2019 season will start on the River Devon and at Glenquey on Friday 15th March ………. though judging by the current state of the river and the forecast rain for tonight, the river is likely still to be thinning … Continue reading

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Pre-season update

Its Saturday 23rd of February, with only 20 days to the start of the 2019 Season and in stark contrast to this time last year it feels like spring is just around the corner …….. no doubt by the time … Continue reading

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New books by DAA member Drew Jamieson

Some of our members may be familiar with DAA member Drew Jamieson from encounters with him on the Devon or from reading some of his work in the likes of The Scotsman (where he has been their angling correspondent), Trout … Continue reading

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Notes from the AGM – Tuesday 15th January

On a fairly miserable evening out of doors,  24 members of the Devon Angling Association attended the Annual General Meeting at the Royal Arms, Tillicoultry. The meeting was opened by DAA President Bryan Anderson who set out some of the challenges … Continue reading

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2018 wrap up

Today is the first day in December, so a quick apology for not getting an update earlier! The season closed on 31st October on a spectacularly beautiful day which I spent fishing at Rackmill and the Haugh, without so much … Continue reading

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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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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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