Fishing News Roundup 115

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Irish Society chief delivers warning over salmon crisis

Coleraine Chronicle

The NI chief of the 400-year-old body that owns salmon fishing rights on the River Bann says he’s witnessing the worst angling season in his three-decade tenure. Edward Montgomery, who’ll step down from his role as Secretary and Chief Executive of the Irish Society next year, said trustees have already adjusted expectations over fishing’s contribution to the charity’s income amid declining salmon stocks. Read more…

Top Scottish Salmon Rivers: Here are 10 of the best rivers in Scotland to fish for salmon – from the Naver to the Tay

The Scotsman

Story: David Hepburn

Scotland is famed for its salmon rivers – providing anglers with one of purest and most exciting forms of the sport. The country has almost 400 different rivers that have populations of the migratory fish, attracting people from all over the world to cast a fly or lure and try their luck. The Atlantic salmon is a remarkable creature that live in freshwater as juveniles, but migrate to sea as adults before returning up river to spawn. Read more…

Three lead race for Daiwa lure league title

The Edinburgh Reporter

Story: Nigel Duncan

The race for the Daiwa Prorex Lure League title organised by The Pike Anglers Alliance of Scotland (PAAS) hots up this weekend when the next installment is held at Black Loch near Limerigg. John Forret from Falkirk, Sean Frew from Cowdenbeath and Jaid McGhie (West of Scotland) are closely grouped according to the latest points with two rounds left. None have won the title before. Read more…

Early start to chub fishing campaign brings two 7lb-plus specimens

Angling Times

Story: Freddie Sandford

Many anglers choose to target chub in the winter months as the fish are at their biggest weights and due to their greedy nature will still feed in the toughest of conditions. One angler who has started his quest for the species early, however, is specialist Adrian Eves, who has enjoyed some spectacular early season sport on the Hampshire Avon, topped by two 7lb-plus specimens. Read more…

The BEST Fly For BACK END Salmon!

Seán Woods Fishing

Well, that’s it for today. See you again on Wednesday…

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