Salmon Fishing Scotland Tay, Perthshire Salmon fishing report w/e eighth July 2017.
Salmon fishing on the Tay in Perthshire has seen out June with enhancing circumstances for fishing in milder climate and settling decrease water ranges till just lately as extra water has arrived plus catches are enhancing after a gradual begin to the season with a summer time run now in progress. Expectation and optimism is excessive on the river with summer time arriving as spring has disappeared to provide everybody an opportunity of touchdown a Bar of Silver.
On the character entrance the Sand Martins, Swifts and Swallows are everywhere in the skies, Ospreys are being seen, Geese have broods of younger, Sand Pipers are on the river banks and Kingfishers dart previous. Many wild flowers are in bloom however a very good few at the moment are previous their greatest for an additional yr, it’s really magical to be salmon fishing in Perthshire on the banks of the silvery Tay.
Beat catches reported
(week ending eighth July)
SALMON & GRILSE: Almondmouth 13, Waulkmill 9, Decrease Redgorton 12, Higher Redgorton 5, Fishponds Three, Benchil 2, Stobhall 2, Taymount eight, Ballathie 7, Cargill 1, Islamouth 34, Kercock 2, Delvine Burnbane 1, Glendelvine 1, Murthly 2 9, Newtyle 2, Dunkeld Home Three, Dalmarnock eight, Dalguise Three, Farleyer Decrease 1, Loch Tay Fish n’ Journeys 1.
Whole: 127 Largest: Murthly 2 25lbs
SEA TROUT: Decrease Redgorton 2, Higher Scone 2, Stobhall 1, Delvine Burnbane 1, Murthly 2 Three, Dunkeld Home 1.
Whole: 10 Largest: Decrease Redgorton & Murthly 2 & Dunkeld Home 3lbs
June was regular with extra salmon landed in milder climate and river circumstances have improved because the weeks have gone on favouring those that braved the weather in some instances. Settling river ranges after rain just lately ought to hopefully proceed to enhance catches over the subsequent few weeks with a summer time run now in progress. The shortage of rain had dropped the river to summer time ranges nevertheless salmon are nonetheless working because of the Tay’s sheer measurement as you fish one other river inside it. Rain was forecast once more which has helped to spice issues up. It was a a lot better week with round 130 fish landed and the largest one recorded was 25 from Murthly 2. Spring is now definitely over for 2017 with hopefully a wholesome summer time run to construct within the coming weeks. A few of the fish which were caught are memorable as typical Tay specimens resulting from their measurement and depth. Hopefully there might be much more of them to return because the run develops additional.
This previous week noticed a extra fish from the decrease river scattered all through the beats with a diffusion in catches however Islamouth persevering with to be the best beat particularly at the beginning of the week as fish hesitate earlier than the mouth of the Isla. The beats at Stanley and beneath are seeing higher sport and the rise in water ranges in latest occasions could have spiced issues up by encouraging summer time salmon and sea trout into the river. The very decrease a part of the river is now producing extra fish with Almondmouth, Waulkmill and decrease Redgorton all catching within the week constantly. Summer season salmon are definitely getting into the river in numbers with Almondmouth producing 13 fish then simply upstream Decrease Redgorton and Waulkmill fishing properly with the fly being profitable. Native anglers had good success with Steven Watt, Hugh and Ian Legislation all catching good summer time salmon. Higher Redgorton had fish as properly with Carriona and Keith Swaffer having fun with success, Catriona had a 12 pounder from Benchil Inexperienced and Keith landed a beautiful 11 kilos magnificence on the fly from the Hearth Shot.
On Benchil beat proprietor Francis Jennings loved success on the fly with fish as much as 16 kilos landed within the week. Ballathie had one other good week ending with four on Saturday and attaining their 100th fish of the yr with Peter Sproston and Fred Harrison having success with fish into the kids in weight. Cargill had odd fish with John Campbell touchdown a 12 kilos magnificence. Islamouth had an excellent week with over 30 fish on the fly which had been principally good summer time salmon and only a few grilse. This appears to be the identical on most beats with the standard of fish being caught distinctive. Lengthy could it proceed.
The center river is fairing moderately with rising river temperatures over latest weeks and extra water ought to definitely assist. Kercock, Delvine, and Glendelvine beats all produced odd fish within the week however this could steadily enhance. The Murthly beats fared higher with 9 off the No 2 beat together with a 25 kilos magnificence.
Newtyle had a pair with Cameron Henderson touchdown a 13 pounder from the Steps. Dunkeld Home had a very good day final Monday with Three caught by Russell and John Hendren with fish as much as 16 kilos. Dalmarnock had a very good week with eight fish from everywhere in the beat. Additional up Dalguise caught Three.
The higher river is seeing regular sport with fish just lately caught nevertheless there was solely odd fish reported from Farleyer final week. A fish was additionally reported from the Loch at Fish n’ Journeys.
The Tummel is continuous to see sport from the Port-na-Craig beat administered by Pitlochry Angling Membership nevertheless nothing was reported final week and there at the moment are properly over 3000 fish by means of the Dam leading to fish being recorded in Loch Faskally.
The Isla are seeing salmon run up the river and progressing to the Ericht nevertheless once more no fish are being reported.
The Earn has seen a run of salmon and sea trout progress up the river.
The present week has bought off to a cracking begin possibly signaling the continuation of a wholesome summer time run. Monday noticed over 25 fish caught as a run progressed up the decrease river as much as 20 kilos with a larger unfold of catches.
The Salmon fishing season has had a quiet begin however has began to indicate indicators of choosing up with enhancing catches and a few excellent fish landed to date so allow us to hope the season lives as much as everybody’s expectations over the approaching weeks and months. Tight strains!
Salmon Fishing Scotland – By Robert White
This Fishing Report was submitted on 7/11/2017 6:31:25 PM by Seamus.
Diploma, Decimal Minutes: 56º 28.717′, 3º 26.653′
Decimal Levels: 56.47861, -Three.44421
Diploma, Minutes, Seconds: 56º 28′ 43.00″, 3º 26′ 39.16″
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