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    Salmon trapped in Durham turbine

    Relax! it could be worse, you could have a 300 foot barrier built across it, like the Tees..........................
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    Aftm rating

    Thanks all. will use the 8 weight rod but still take the lovely 5 weight Orvis rod..................... and use it with wee Sea Trout flies. Of course, a salmon might take a size 14 TBS.................!!!
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    Aftm rating

    Is it the case that a fly rod with a higher AFTM will have more power when playing a fish? For example I have AFTM 5 and 8 nine foot rods. I intend to fish for salmon and Sea Trout on a medium sized Scottish river, apart from casting, will they both perform the same if I get a good fish on?
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    River tees at neasham

    Thanks all. Yes it is long and shallow - I fished it at low water and had a few plucks, but that was it! Could be a better bet with 6" more water on it.
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    River Tees

    There is apparently some free fishing at Neasham, the question is, is it fishable with fly, and is it wadeable? Just looking for an alternative to Broken Scar.......:thumbs:
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    River tees at neasham

    Are all the Tees flyfishers too busy fishing to reply?
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    Summertime fishing för grayling and brown trout in Tweed

    Try the Whiteadder - really inexpensive Trout fishing, lovely water, lots of fish (but lots of Parr so go barbless!)
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    River tees at neasham

    There is apparently some free fishing at Neasham, the question is, is it fishable with fly, and is it wadeable? Just looking for an alternative to Broken Scar.......:thumbs:
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    Caravan site with fishing???

    Some good suggestions. I thought that the Cairn was the major trib of the Nith?.............................:confused:
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    Caravan site with fishing???

    Hi I am looking for a site in Cumbria or South of Scotland, but it must have the following:- Have static caravans for hire Have a club house or pub in walking distance Have fishing on site or close to (pref river game fishing but coarse considered) For example, I have identified Blackadder...
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    River Tees

    There would be loads more salmon if the useless ea did something about the barrage. But let's give them more time, 20 years just isn't enough!
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    Fishng etiquette

    As it happens, the fishing gods punished him. He hooked and lost a fish about 8 lb. However I just caught wee out of season brownies, was hoping to show him how it was done!
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    Fishng etiquette

    Here is the situation. Fished today on a free stretch of water. A guy arrived whilst I was worming, and took up the best fly fishing part of the beat. No probs. An hour or more later, I decided to get my fly rod out, and politely asked him if he would mind if I fly fished down the run. He...
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    Record Fish Numbers on the Tyne

    Fantastic news. On the other hand, the river Tees, 50 miles South of the Tyne, had, wait for it..................in July..................54 YES FIFTY FOUR! The Tees is a lovely unpolluted river well capable of holding Salmon. So why so few fish? Answer:- the barrage has not got a properly...
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    Lake district caravan site

    Troutbeck looks lovely - but no pub!
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    Lake district caravan site

    Thanks but it looks like it is only for tourers and does not have statics for hie.
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    Lake district caravan site

    Hi everyone can anyone recommend a site in Cumbria where I can hire a static caravan? The proviso is that it must have it's own fishing (Trout or coarse) AND have a clubhouse or pub within walking distance.................any suggestions:)
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    Rod licence money to fund yet more improvements to fisheries up and down the country

    But why should anglers pay to Police (ie via Bailliffs) a criminal activity?
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    Rod licence money to fund yet more improvements to fisheries up and down the country

    WOW! FIFTY GRAND! So, how much does the Rod License raise? Actually, it's £23 MILLION. :mad:
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    Polluting a watercourse - info & advice please

    Phone the EA pollution number on 0800 80 70 60 On the other hand, I have twice reported pollution incidents, sure they phoned me back but their response was pathetic.
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