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Trout and grayling annual permits 15 March 2019 to 14 March 2020 are now available online. The perfect Christmas gift for that fisherman in your life!...

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Our friendly fortnightly fly tying evenings start shortly. These evenings are open to all anglers/fly tiers, not just Club members. Evenings are informal and members are happy to teach anyone who wants to learn how to tie flies, join in for a blether or as many do try to refill these...

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John Dargie caught our last fish of the season on Thursday - a 10lber on the fly from our Sawmill beat on the fly - a nice way to round off what has been a challenging year. John Dargie with the last fish of the season - a 10lber from Sawmill...

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Not many anglers out at the moment but Jock Stewart showed it's still worth a go landing a 6lb salmon on the fly on Pitlochry bank this afternoon.The river remains at a good height and with good numbers of fish showing in the beat it's definitely worth a cast....
Two SNFFL competitions took place recently on our Pitlochry to Ballinluig stretch of the River Tummel – full details are on http://www.sana.org.uk/snffl.html. The competition on 2 September was their Premier League’s final 2018 event and the 18 anglers competing caught (and released) 53 brown trout and 20 grayling. Club Member Jason...

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As the weather has settled down to more like what we come to expect in the hills for this time of year, rather than the roasting we all endured earlier in the season,I am pleased to report that both lochs are fishing well.Black wet flies,dries and daddies doing well on Bhac.On...

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The recent return to cooler (more normal) weather has resulted in improved fishing at Loch Bhac. Fish are free-rising and well dispersed around the loch and with a September stocking planned, prospects look good from now until the end of the season.Today, fishing from the bank, club member Colin Milne caught...

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Not many anglers out at the moment and it has been quiet since last week’s rise in water levels. Andrew Khakoo was successful this morning, though, with a sea trout of 1lb caught in Sawmill. Still worth a cast....

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The rise in river level really seems to have livened things up at the Dam: Jim Fisher caught two fish on Pitlochry bank this evening at 9 and 10lbs, both on the fly. It'll be interesting to see what the rest of the week brings - with water prospects look excellent....

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Not many anglers out at the moment but with a rise in water levels yesterday conditions looked more promising. Martin Wilson took advantage and was rewarded with a fish of 7lbs caught on the fly from Port-na-Craig bank last night - it can be done! Could be more this week....

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After the prolonged dry spell the recent lift in water levels seems to be having a positive effect: Paul Carter followed up on his recent success at Ruan Ruarie with a fish of 8lbs caught on the fly this evening – this time from our Sawmill beat. It’s still worth a...

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Since the unusually long heatwave and drought conditions we all endured in June and July,I am glad to report that both hill lochs are fishing well.Bhac rainbows being tempted by buzzers,nymphs and dries once again.On Kinardochy black pennel,clan chief,bibio and dark sedges are doing well with the brown trout....

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The recent rain seems to have livened things up at Ruan Ruarie and Paul Carter was in the right place to take advantage, landing a fish of 6lbs on the fly early this morning. With good numbers of fish now in the beat Ruan Ruarie offers the chance of some great...

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Following on from the very good catches reported since the beginning of May some excellent catches have continued into June.Bhac anglers have had success with nymphs,buzzers and dries.Whilst brownies in Kinardochy have been partial to soldier palmer,bibio and kate mclaren....
Over 1200 fish have passed through the ladder at Pitlochry Dam and most of these fish are now heading towards our Ruan Ruarie beat on the River Garry. Conditions were close to ideal on the beat this morning, with the river having fallen back nicely after a rise over the weekend,...

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Conditions looked favourable this morning: overcast, light winds and fish showing throughout the beat – definitely room for optimism. David Russell was able to take advantage, landing a fresh fish of 8lbs on the fly on Pitlochry bank this morning. Not many rods out at the moment but it’s still worth...

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Jim Fisher ventured out last night for a late cast and was rewarded with a nice sea trout of 3lbs - caught on the fly from Pitlochry bank. Still good numbers of salmon about at the moment with roughly twenty fish a day ascending the fish ladder at the Dam.Jim Fisher...
Fisheries Management Scotland (FMS) has emailed DSFBs and Fisheries Trusts to let them know about a recent capture of a pink salmon on the south coast of Norway by an angler, and that a pink salmon may have been caught in commercial nets in NE England (also reported on Tweed News http://www.rivertweed.org.uk/news/?p=6234). FMS asks that anglers and...

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We've had a quiet - and frustrating - period on the river recently with a number of fish hooked but none landed. Today, however, Pat Phelan persevered and was rewarded with a fresh fish of 9lbs late in the afternoon on the spinner from Port-na-Craig bank. Good numbers of fish are...
This morning a workparty of Club members organised by Club President Jimmy Ross carried out some bankside vegetation trimming on Portnacraig Pitlochry Beat as part of our ongoing programme of maintenance of Club waters. Part of the workparty in actionMore of the workparty in action ...

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With bright, sunny and warm conditions it was a quiet morning at the Dam but with good cloud cover in the afternoon the fishing picked up nicely: Roy Longair landed a fish of 15lb on the fly and Howard Rankin followed on with a fish of 14lbs on the spinner –...
The list of loch fishing permits available from our website continues to grow. Now visitors can book fishing on Loch Bhac, Loch Kinardochy, Loch Tummel, Loch Rannoch and now, recently added also Loch Eigheach. Eigheach is a pretty loch that sits to the south of the road between Bridge of Gaur...

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It was another warm and sunny day at the Dam – not ideal for fishing – but with fish about there’s always a chance. Marc Wrigglesworth persevered and was rewarded with a fresh fish of 10lbs – caught on the fly from Port-na-Craig bank this morning – it can be done....

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With low water and bright sunshine conditions were less than ideal today. With good numbers of fish about, though, you’ve always got a chance and Andy Gillespie was in the right place to land a fresh fish of 15lbs. With the current weather set to continue perseverance could be the key...
There will be no access to the Pitlochry fish pass observation chamber and the usual counter display from 28 May to 29 September because of work being carried out at the power station. There will be a real time count display and real time images at the Pitlochry Dam Visitor Centre on the opposite bank...

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We’re now into low water at the Dam but the beat remains lively with good numbers of fish showing - especially early morning. Today we had one caught and at least another two fish lost: James Lapsley was the successful angler - and continued his good run - with a sea-liced...

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After the very cold start April gave us to the season,things have certainly improved at the lochs.Since  the beginning of May the air and water temperatures have risen significantly and the fish have responded readily.Some excellent catches being reported on Bhac with nymphs and cormorant flies doing well whilstthe browns in...

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Water levels continue to drop but our Dam beat can still produce a fish: Kenny Horne was the successful angler today with a fish of 8lbs caught on the fly early morning on Pitlochry bank. The forecast for tomorrow looks favourable – should be more to come this week.Perseverance pays off...

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The river continues to drop back but with no shortage of fish about prospects looked good this morning. Curtis Brunker was able to capitalise catching a superb sea-liced fish of 21lbs on the spinner first thing this morning on Port-na-Craig bank. This was Curtis’s first +20lb fish and rounded off what...

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Warm and sunny on the river today – not ideal fishing conditions – but with good numbers of fish about at the moment there was room for optimism and the day ended with one fish caught: Iain McLaren was the successful angler with a fish of 15lbs caught on the fly...

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The river continues to settle back but remains at a good height and with three fish caught so far it's been an excellent start to the week: James Lapsley was the successful angler yesterday with a fish of 16lbs caught on the spinner from Pitlochry bank in the morning; and today...

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It was quiet at the Dam this morning but things really picked up in the afternoon and with two fish caught it was another good day of fishing: Malcolm Fyfe got things going with a sea-liced fish of 9lbs on the fly from Pitlochry bank; and Steve Watt followed up not...

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Very nice conditions this morning and with three fish caught it was an excellent start to the week: James Lapsley was quickly into the action with fish at 14 and 23lbs caught on the spinner first thing on Pitlochry bank; and Neill Sproull’s good run continues with a fish of 8lbs...

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With the river at a nice height and good numbers of fish showing it was frustrating for the day rods that none were willing to take. In the evening, though, Martin Wilson managed to tempt one, landing a good fish of 13lbs on the fly from Pitlochry bank. Temperatures look set...

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Peter Fitzpatrick got the day off to a great start with a fish of 12lbs caught on the fly from Port-na-Craig bank first thing this morning and with the river at a good height and lots of fish showing it was looking good at this stage. The fish proved hard to...

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With the river dropping back to a good height conditions looked close to ideal at the Dam this morning – hopes were high. By mid morning, with no fish caught, that initial optimism was starting to disappear – the fish didn’t seem to be in the mood. Maya Pandya saved the...

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Cold again first thing this morning but it soon warmed up and it wasn’t long until conditions were close to ideal – light winds, broken sunshine and plenty of fish showing throughout the beat. Dave Stewart was able to take advantage landing a very nice fish of 20lbs on the fly...

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It was a cold start this morning but with the river at a good height prospects looked good. The only fish of the day was caught by James Lapsley who landed a fish of 14lbs on the spinner from Pitlochry bank mid morning. Fish look to be well spread throughout the...

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The daytime rods persevered today but the Dam had a quite feel about it with few fish showing and none willing to take. The fish are there, though, and Steve Watt managed to winkle one out in the evening, continuing his hot streak with a fish of 8lbs on the fly...

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Steve Watt made the perfect start this morning with a 20lb fish caught on the fly on Pitlochry bank on the first run through. It was looking very promising at this stage but despite best efforts – and what looked to be ideal conditions - this turned out to be the...

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It was a quieter day on the river but with four fish caught it was still an excellent day on PAC beats: Neill Sproull continued his good run with a fish of 15lbs on the fly from Port-na-Craig bank this afternoon; Jimmy Ross got his season underway with a hard fighting...

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Conditions were close to ideal this morning and with good numbers of fish seen first thing this morning prospects looked excellent. That early promise was realised with six fish caught in what was a superb day on our Dam beat: Steve Watt landed four fish - three at 7, 12 and...

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Very nice conditions on the river today and with three fish caught it was an excellent end to the week: Dave Stewart caught fish of 18 and 15lbs, both on the fly on Port-na-Craig bank this morning; and Neill Sproull had a fish of 9lbs – again on the fly from...

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The river dropped back nicely overnight and with good numbers of fish showing it was looking promising this morning. It wasn’t too long before George Renwick landed a fish of 13lbs on the fly on Port-na-Craig bank and later in the morning Ally Gowans followed with a fish of 9lbs –...

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With the river running high and slightly coloured conditions were less than ideal this morning but with the odd fish showing there was room for optimism. David Andrew persevered and was rewarded with a fish of 14lbs taken on the spinner – there’s always a chance. With water levels set to...

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After delayed opening of lochs due to prolonged Baltic conditions both lochs have started very well.A boat out on Kinardochy at weekend reported 3 fish caught all on the old faithful Kate MacLaren.On Bhac one of our members caught 4 on Saturday morning all on cormorants and one boat reported18 rainbows...

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It looked promising at the Dam today but the fish couldn't be tempted - despite the best efforts of the rods in action. Downstream at Sawmill, though, Ally Gowans rounded off an excellent week with a fish of 14lbs caught on the fly. Temperatures are forecast to rise next week -...

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Very nice conditions again this morning and with two exceptional fish caught it was another excellent day on our Dam beat: Ally Gowans struck early with a superb fish of 21lbs on the fly from Port-na-Craig bank first thing this morning; and shortly before midday Steve Watt landed an outstanding fish...

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Conditions looked good this morning but we had to wait until the afternoon for the only fish of the day: Dave Stewart was the successful angler with a fish of 8lbs caught on the fly from Pitlochry bank. The river remains at a good height - and prospects remain good....

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It's been slow at the Dam so far this week - despite good river levels - but today things really picked up with two fish caught: Jim Fisher was first into action with a fish of 17lbs caught on the fly from Port-na-Craig bank this morning; and Jimmy Robertson followed up...

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When Jimmy Ross explored access to Loch Broom yesterday this is what he found, the road is still impassible so it will take a few more days of thaw yet to get rid of the snow drifts. Consequently, members bookings have been postponed until April 21st at earliest....

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Snowmelt put the river up over the weekend but it dropped back nicely overnight and this morning sat at a good height. Ally Gowans was able to take advantage landing a nice fish this morning in Sawmill - a 9lber caught on the fly. Prospects look good for the rest of...

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It was another cold day on the river and a stiff upstream wind didn't make things any easier. Saul Mackay persevered, though, and was rewarded with a hard fighting fish of 13lbs caught on the fly on Pitlochry bank just before midday - it can be done. The river remains at...

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Another cold day on the river and another quiet day on our Dam beat – despite the odd fish showing and the best efforts of the anglers. Further downstream at Sawmill it was a different story; Paul Carter got his season underway with a superb fish of 14lbs caught on the...
As previously mentioned Lochs Kinardochy and Bhac will be opened on April 8th due to road conditions and much of the surfaces being frozen. Club members please note that the road to Loch Broom is impassible due to snow drifts and it will remain closed until April 14th. We will keep...

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Very nice conditions on the river this morning – a hint of spring in the sun and the water at an ideal height. It was a slow morning, though, with little showing but in the afternoon Jim Fisher broke the deadlock with a 14lb bar of silver from Pitlochry bank on...

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The river dropped back and cleared overnight and was looking in good shape this morning. On our Dam beat Colin Fairgrieve was in the right place to land an excellent fish of 19 lbs on the spinner from Port-na-Craig bank early on this morning and further downstream at Sawmill Steve Watt...

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Maybe not quite spring yet but it was a pleasant day for a cast and with the river at a good height conditions looked good this morning. It wasn’t long before Alan Wales hooked into a fish and after a good fight was able to land a superb fish of 19lbs...
Yesterday's visit to check access for putting the boats on by Jimmy Ross confirmed that Loch Bhac looked stunning in the sunshine but unfortunately, the access road had a deep covering of snow and most of the loch was frozen over. We have therefore delayed putting the boats on and the...

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Our Open Night last night was very well attended to hear Club Secretary Ron Harriman give an illustrated talk on the history of  Pitlochry Angling Club. Amongst the honours, David Stewart became Club Champion and Andy Walker who recently retired from the Club Committee after serving in various roles for 46...

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Fishing conditions were favourable today - the river at a good height, little wind and bearable temperatures – and with the odd fish showing there was room for optimism. Charlie Grosvenor was able to take advantage with a nice fish of 7lbs caught on the fly from Port-na-Craig bank this afternoon....

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The river was at a great height yesterday but with a bitterly cold wind it wasn't a day for the faint hearted. Billy McLauchlan persevered, though, and was rewarded with a hard fighting springer of 14lbs on the fly from Pitlochry bank in the afternoon. With the settled conditions set to...

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Despite being very lightly fished some great fish are being caught on our Port-na-craig beat at the moment: Steve Watt followed up on his success earlier in the week with another superb fish today - this time it was a 17lber caught  on the spinner on Port-na-Craig bank this afternoon. It's...

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With conditions looking good yesterday Steve Watt ventured out for a cast and was rewarded with two superb fish on the fly: the first at 21lbs was caught on Pitlochry bank in the morning and a second at 12lbs was landed on Port-na-Craig bank in the afternoon. As the first fish...

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Our Port-na-Craig beat has been very lightly fished since opening day but with rods out today and the river sitting at a good height there was room for optimism this morning. Sure enough Jordon Grant was successful with a superb fish of 14lbs caught on the fly on Port-na-Craig bank this...

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It's almost time for our annual Open Night to which everyone is invited (members or otherwise). This year the evening will feature a very interesting illustrated talk by our Club Secretary Ron Harriman who has held this post for the best part of 50 years and has done a fantastic job researching...

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Club President Jimmy Ross on opening dayA few club members were out on Portnacraig Pitlochry yesterday for the opening day, although there were no fish caught. The river had come up a bit, but it was still at a good height. Three fish had appeared on the counter at Pitlochry Dam just upstream of...
The river conditions look great for the opening of the salmon season tomorrow. The opening day itself on Portnacraig Pitlochry Beat is kept for Club members, but we have plenty of availability on other days. Our last opening day fish was in 2013 when Gordon Nichol gave himself and the beat...
Visitor permits for 2018 at Pitlochry Dam are now available for booking via the website. Tight lines!...

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The website has been updated for 2018 season and you can now renew membership and purchase fishing permits. The draft Minute of the 2016 AGM has also been added and is accessible via the Members section....

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All our permit prices for 2018 remain the same as last year, details can be found and downloaded here.All beats can now be booked online apart from Pitlochry Dam beats which will be made available for public booking prior to the season opening in mid-January. Best wishes to all our anglers for the festive...
When the arrangements were agreed in 1945 for incorporating this stretch of river into the Tummel-Garry Hydro-Electric Scheme, there was no provision for any hands off flow to be maintained and a weir was put in place to prevent salmon gaining access. In recent years, the implementation of the Water Framework...

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Our friendly and sociable fortnightly fly tying evenings start shortly. These evenings are open to all anglers/fly tiers, not just Club members. Evenings are informal and members are happy to teach anyone who wants to learn how to tie flies, join in for a blether or as many do try to...

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After a long wait to get his first salmon from Ruan Ruarie (see entry below) Paul Carter followed up today with another at 15lbs – good going. The fish was caught on the fly and put up a superb fight by all accounts. Still time for a few more from this...

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Ruan Ruarie was at a good height yesterday and Paul Carter did well with a fish of 8lbs on the fly from the Grilse Pool. Paul has been persevering up at Ruan Ruarie for some time - good to see the effort paying off ... and still time for a few...

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With the river at an ideal height there was room for optimism this morning and sure enough Stephen Dunstan was rewarded with a good fish of 11lbs on the fly on Pitlochry bank this morning. With the settled conditions set to continue there could be more this week....

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With good numbers of fish about Ruan Ruarie continues to fish well - Dave Wilson continued his good run with a grilse of 4lbs yesterday. The beat should really start to fill up from now to the end of the season - some good opportunities to be had. ...

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Good numbers of fish have been seen in the beat over the last few weeks and Dave Wilson was able to take advantage with a 2lb grilse caught on the spinner last Monday . With fish moving through steadily at this time of year it’s definitely worth a go....
Whoops, somehow lost a photo of the pink salmon tail in the last post. Sorry - here it is now....
This evening a Club member fishing the Pitlochry bank reported that there was a dead sea trout in the water close to the top of the beat on that bank. Committee member Ross Gardiner looked in the late evening and did indeed find a dead fish in the water, but it...

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The Dam has been quiet over the last week but the Sawmill can still produce a fish or two: Martin Timmins had a week to remember with a fish of 24lbs on Wednesday night and another today at 3lbs – both were caught on the fly - good going. There’s still...

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Saul Mackay showed that it’s still worth a cast on our Dam beat – a quick run through Pitlochry bank this morning producing a sea-liced fish of 10lbs on the fly – it can be done.  With good numbers of fish continuing to move through the beat and a few rods...

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Not many anglers out at the moment but Martin Cavanagh showed that it's still worth a try with a fish of 8lbs yesterday afternoon on the spinner from Port-na-Craig bank. Further upstream at Ruan Ruarie Dave Wilson did well today with a grilse of 4lbs and a fish of 8lbs -...

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It's been a quiet week on our Dam beat - still good numbers of fish about but not many anglers. Saul Mackay ventured out this evening, though, and was rewarded with a fish of 9lbs caught on the fly from Pitlochry bank - it can be done. With a few more...

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This summer, from July on, a large number of salmon will be caught at Armadale on the Scottish north coast, tagged with acoustic tags of about 18 mm (¾”) in length by Marine Scotland Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory, and released. It is thought that the salmon will include ones destined for rivers...

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Good numbers of fish continue to enter our beats and Andrew Khakoo was in the right place this morning to land a fresh fish of 10lbs on the fly on our Sawmill beat. Definitely worth a cast and hopefully a few more this week....

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The river remains at a good height and our Dam beat continues to fish well: John Love persevered this week and was rewarded on his final day with a fish of 12 lbs from Pitlochry bank this morning; and Hugh Robertson was successful last night landing a fish of 16lbs on...

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It was a quiet day at the Dam but the recent lift in water levels has brought our Sawmill beat back to life and Andrew Khakoo was able to take advantage with a fish of 9lbs on the fly this morning. The river remains at a good height – room for...

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Conditions looked good today but the fish remained stubbornly uncooperative for the day rods - despite their best efforts. In the evening, though, new club member Bertie Warren got his first Tummel fish – a 3lber on the fly from Port-na-Craig bank – well done! Bertie has put in the effort...

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The river was at a good height this morning - prospects looked good - and with two fish caught it was an excellent start to the week: William Smith landed a fresh fish of 18lbs on the fly on Pitlochry bank this morning; and in the evening Brian Joseph caught a...

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The river was settled and at a great height this morning – very promising. A couple of fish were lost on Port-na-Craig bank early on but Gavin Hutchison, on his first visit to the beat, managed to hang on to one – landing a superb fish of 14lbs on the spinner...

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Heavy rain overnight put water levels up again but with the river running clear this morning prospects looked good. It didn’t take long for Laurent Memeteau to take advantage, catching a fish of 9lbs on the spinner with his second cast on Port-na-Craig bank this morning! More rain followed, though, and...

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With heavy rain overnight the river was on the rise this morning. The fish were very active early on by all accounts and Martin Wilson was able to capitalise with a fish of 7lbs on the fly from Pitlochry bank this morning with another lost not long after. By mid-morning the...

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While the rush of salmon through the ladder seems to have slowed down a bit over the last few days there's still good numbers showing at the Dam and Tony Brown did well this morning to intercept one on Port-na-Craig bank - a nice fish of 8lbs caught on the fly....

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Good numbers of fish were showing at the Dam today – and some of them hung about long enough to get caught: Jim Fisher was the successful angler, landing a fish of 9lbs on Pitlochry bank on the fly this morning – it can be done. Should be a few more...

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Perseverance was the key yesterday (Saturday) and it paid off for Jamie McCulloch who landed a fresh fish of 7lb on Pitlochry bank in the morning. With five fish caught it wasn’t too bad a week given the difficult conditions – and room for optimism for next week....

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Lots of fish moving ….. but not easy to catch: it was more of the same at the Dam today. Ewan Maclachlan was up to the task, though, landing a nice fish of 16lbs on the fly from Port-na-Craig bank this morning – it can be done! Looks like more of...

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The river rose by 6 inches overnight and this brought lots of fish into out Dam beat this morning - conditions looked excellent. These fish were moving fast, though, - over 200 have ascended the ladder in the last 24 hours – but with three fish caught it was still an...

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When Tony Brown lost a good fish early this morning on Port-na-Craig bank it looked as if it could be one of those days. More was to come, though, and with three fish caught it turned out to be an excellent day at the Dam: Graham Fyfe was first on the...

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Two fish were caught at the Dam today – not too bad given the conditions. Saul Mackay was the angler on form - continuing his good run with fish at 18 and 8lbs both caught on the fly from Pitlochry bank this morning – it can be done. Fresh fish can...