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  1. English Rivers
    Off we go again ! Here's to a fruitful 2020 season with plenty of fish and ideal conditions ! The Border Esk & Liddle Angling Club AGM will be held on February the 29th at the CROSS KEYS HOTEL Canonbie, 10.30 am start. New members and interested anglers are welcome to attend, to meet with...
  2. General Board
    I have been feeling frustrated this week trying to predict when or where to fish (amongst forecasts of unpredictable thundery downpours). However, I have come to the conclusion I have been better staying at home, than the poor chap who got stranded today at Burnfoot on the Border Esk. Very...
  3. General Board
    Hi guys. I’m a newbie to the forum and a newbie to salmon fishing. I’m a member of 3 different clubs so can fish most of the north east Scottish rivers and take day tickets lots of other places. This is just my 2nd proper season fly fishing for salmon. I know by speaking to every fisherman I...
  4. Picture Gallery
    Perfect antidote to the Spring salmon blues. Not for everybody but------------------------ 20 including this 10lbr (all returned) keeping me amused and the rod bent constantly.:thumb: No moans about fish on the grass please, they were all quite happy to swim away. Back to thrashing the Teith...
  5. General Board
    As a boy growing up all my father and I ever did together was fish and I have heard many stories about the great days he had on many rivers which are now some of my favourite memories. Im lucky enough to have fished on a lot of these rivers over the years but never seem to have the catches he...
  6. English Rivers
    My last post was on the Border Esk 2018 thread, so it's time to update for 2019. On the 2018 thread we had a lot of discussion about the C&R bylaws imposed in May 2018, to confirm these still are in force on the Border Esk and Eden, I have detailed the main points on the latter pages of the...
  7. Fishing Videos
    Wee vid from a trip last month to the North Esk, very low water and bright conditions like everywhere made for tough going,but we had some good sport on the hitch, exciting stuff!
  8. Traditional/Fully Dressed Patterns
    Despite being very much a 'modern' style Spey this was invented by a chap from Moffat - so presumably originally intended for the Anna and or Border Esk and Nith. Dx
  9. Rookies Corner
    Hi all Just wondered what your thoughts are on the best location for me to catch my first salmon I am currently spinning on the free stretches on the Yorkshire Esk but have had no joy as yet that said it is still early days I have seen Naburn lock mention a few times and just wondered would I...
  10. General Board
    The vote was unanimous tonight at the Esk board AGM that the buy out Of the netting station at the Nab will go ahead and finally no more netting after this season . I think it has come at the right time because from what myself nd everyone from top to bottom are seeing is very poor numbers of...
  11. Scottish Rivers
    Hi there Was hoping for some advice tactic and gear-wise for the Border Esk or Annan. In specific the association waters (scottish) cannonbie for esk etc but any information about the rivers as a whole would be much appreciated. I'm looking to go down late June. Been told the esk in particular...
  12. Picture Gallery
    Sorry about the quality of the image, blame very cold hands, however that aside, our first fish of the new season, 10 odd pound, sea lice, well done David. Taken from Facebook, looks like a loch in the background than a river
  13. English Rivers
    The Border Esk and Liddle Angling Club will be holding its AGM on the 3rd of March at the Crosskeys in Canonbie, 10.30 am start ! New members are welcome at the AGM, where we can hopefully give all our members an update on the EA bylaw review! Hope to see a good turn out .
  14. General Board
    Well taken the plunge and signed up for annual permit for these two associations. They will form the backbone of my year's fishing. Allan Water new to me. Both very reasonably priced especially for a Senior. A few days on the North Esk, the Spey and maybe the Tummel will add a bit of variation...
  15. General Board
    Anyone seen a river rise as fast as the Angus South Esk did yesterday Morning? Its a near vertical graph.
  16. New Member Introductions
    Hi , I'm quite new to Salmon fishing. The rivers I fish are Tay and North & South Esk. Hopping to pick up a few pointers to improve my fishing.:) Tikka
  17. Classified Wanted
    Recently bought a 13ft which I like but it's a bit heavy for all day use. Would like to try a 12ft as it might be just right for my September trip to the North Esk. Send me a PM if you have one you are prepared to part with.
  18. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Got a wee notion to get the vice out today, and came up with these. Wee cascades are for a coming North Esk trip. And a first attempt at zeldas.
  19. General Board
    Source: Forfar Dispatch Improvements in the River South Esk as part of a £3.5 million UK project to improve habitat for freshwater pearl mussels and salmon were shortlisted for a prestigious Saltire Award. Presented by the Saltire Society and the Institute of Civil engineering, the awards...
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