Not fished it for a couple years, but think Frank at Turriff tackle still has a good few beats, there is also Greenmount BnB in Huntly and Deveronside have a few really good beatsWho is selling the permits for most of the beats on the Deveron this year ? The fishingthedeveron site looks a bit outdated now.
I also think that they are the problem.That‘s the problem ! They empty the rivers.
fit like alan one of our lads was fishing last week and the water at his feet was full with juvenile fish more than hed seen for many a year so hopefully they get a chance to get oot hopefully this water takes a few in time will tellFished the river yesterday. Water was up and dropping nicely, lovely colour, just screaming fish.
My mate had a seatrout (slightly coloured) and lost another, better seatrout, (bar of silver) both on the rap. That was it, I never saw or touched a thing. Worst of all, never even saw a brownie..... Good hatch of olives and some march browns. Years ago you would put the salmon rod down (about 11.30 you could set yer watch by it) and have 1 - 2 hours of the most wonderful trout fishing you could wish for.
Something is wrong with the Deveron, but no one is saying.
Personally I think while the owners are still getting their fee they will stay silent.