Category Archives: River fishing

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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Corvid-19 update – Scottish Government opens up restricted angling from May 28th 2020

The Devon Angling Association note the guidance provided by the Scottish Government’s  document ‘COVID-19 – Framework for Decision Making – Scotland’s route map through and out of the crisis’ published on 21st May 2020.  On the basis the Scottish Government … Continue reading

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2020 Permits

Just to let everybody know that the 2020 Permits have been distributed to all our retailers and are available for purchase. Permit information can be seen here: Permit information

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Record breaking spate

Anyone trying to travel across Stirlingshire, Clackmannanshire or Kinross-shire last Friday (21st February) will know what a nightmare it was. It took me 2.25 hours to get from Eurocentral to Stirling with the M80 flooded around Denny and the M876 … Continue reading

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Italian Casting Style course June 2020

The DAA have been approached by Mike Hendrix from Stirling representing FFM UK. They are group of anglers who have a strong interest in the Italian Style of Casting and run a number of casting workshops at different venues to … Continue reading

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Pre-2020 season roundup

It doesn’t really feel like it but the 2020 season is only four weeks off ! The river has once again seen a series of massive spates. Storm Dennis contribution resulted in the river peaking at the SEPA gauge downstream … Continue reading

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Wild Trout Trust – ebay auction from 20th March 2020

The excellent Wild Trout Trust begin their annual auction to raise funds for conservation work all over the UK to improve the riparian habitat for trout (and everything else that shares the water) Details are here https://www.wildtrout.org/content/auction-0 and a copy … Continue reading

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Fishing around the Forth

Today is the launch day for Fishing around the Forth a brand new website developed by the Forth Rivers Trust, Forth District Salmon Fishery Board, in conjunction with angling clubs and fisheries to promote and encourage angling throughout the Forth … Continue reading

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River Devon – Wild Trout Trust advice

During the autumn committee member Bob Wright arranged for the Wild Trout Trust’s Gareth Pedley (Conservation Officer North) to undertake a day long survey of a number key locations along the Devon. The Wild Trout Trust are a conservation charity that … Continue reading

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