Category Archives: River fishing

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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Late spring update

May has finally seen temperatures rise; the arrival of the first groups of swallows and black headed gulls to the river signified that the river was at last coming to life! Firstly I am sad to report the death of Gordon Forbes a few weeks … Continue reading

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2018 Season – early season update and news

Well the season is almost four weeks old, though until the last few days, it’s hard to remember such a wintery start to the season. Jim Milne was up at Glenquey very early in the season, reported fishing between ice … Continue reading

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