Fish on River Lochy

Anne with Lochy fishery manager John Veitch This relatively short river, extending only 10 miles from top to bottom, is arguably one of the “most productive” salmon rivers on the west coast.  It certainly boasts some of the heaviest MSW salmon in Scotland, with fish regularly into the 30’s and even bigger.   With its scenic splendour , panoramic views, mouth-watering pools, glides and riffles and fresh salmon and grilse coming in on every tide , it is no surprise that this river was once “dead men’s shoes”. Read More

Fishing The Hebrides

susie and anne

Fellow Scottish angler Susie Macrae and I fished the Hebrides for 2 weeks. This is the first of our fishing report for the FishPal newsletter. We had a super time, catching trout and sea trout –

England Internationals

Helen and Anne waiting for a shooting lessonLast weekend was the CLA Game Fair at Harewood House in Yorkshire. The opportunity to see and meet the very best the countryside has to offer.

During the three day show, visitors enjoyed demonstrations across the whole spectrum of country sports from shooting, fishing, gun dogs, ferrets, horses and many more field sports. The weather yet again proved challenging after a sunny Friday, Saturday’s visitors faced torrential
downpours, this didn’t deter the visiting crowds from attending. Ticket pre sales have been strong which is good for the local economy and tourism.

Meeting fellow female anglers in the Fishing Village – the vibe was good, with fishing trips organised during the coming months including plans for Read More

Salmon on for Anne on Tiptoe

Lucy with Cliff JohnstonFellow angler and owner of Tiptoe Fishing, Lucy Carroll has been appointed the High Sheriff of Northumberland for 2015.  To celebrate her appointment and to raise funds for the High Sheriff’s fund, Lucy and Anne are hosting a ladies charity day for salmon and sea trout on Tiptoe Fishing Saturday 22nd August.

Tiptoe beat is one mile long, set in and attractive managed Read More

Meikleour Ladies Day

Ladies Day at Meikleour River Tay

Ladies Day at Meikleour River TayLadies from across Scotland and England gathered on the Tay at the weekend for a charity ladies day raising money for Angling For Youth Development. Claire Mercer Nairne hosted the day on her stunning beat at Upper Islamouth and Meikleour House, set in the grounds of Meikleour Estate.   Read More


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