2009 Reports

We will now keep you updated with fishing reports from the Tiptoe beat of the River Till.

Orchard Cottage and Fishing needs to be booked direct with Lucy.

Day Rods ONLY can be booked direct with Lucy or through the Fish Tweed website. Please see availablility for a quick update on day rods available

Contact: Lucy
mobile: 07974 416692

Tel: 0189088 -2177/ 3060 / 3833

2009 Fishing Statistics

MonthSalmon & GrilseSea TroutTotal
January 2009000
February 2009112
March 2009101
April 2009011
May 2009134
June 2009235
July 20095813
August 2009527
September 2009000
October 2009718

Record Breaking End of Season 08 Fishing Report

Till Fishing - 2009 Report

The season on the Tiptoe Beat of the River Till ended on a high note, with the annual visit of father and son team Matthew and Fergus Liggins 27th October – 31st October. 5 Salmon caught in 2 days! On 28th October Fergus caught a 10lb with a stoat’s tail and Matthew a 7lb and…

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October 2009

Till Fishing - 2009 Report

Conditions improved. At the beginning of October Mr Crawford caught  (and returned)  a 4 lb sea trout  in Old Egypt Pool with a Stoat’s Tail fly Mr Davidson caught a salmon with a Teal Blue Silver Fly. In Mid October The Liggins family returned and the father and son duo had more success! The first day  it was…

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Fly Fishing and Fly Tying September 2009 Issue

Till Fishing - 2009 Report

Please contact us for a copy of this wonderful article by Peter Lapsley, that really tells you the story behind the great fishing on the River Till, and gives you all the tips needed to have an enjoyable, and successful fishing experience.

September 2009

Till Fishing - 2009 Report

September was not a good month due to the river levels being high.

August 2009

Till Fishing - 2009 Report

Mike Blee, his son-in-law Richard Barnes, and his son 4 year old Archie are regular visitors to the Orchard Cottage , and the river Till. On Friday evening Mike succeeded in catching a 4lb seatout in the Hole pool on a small black fly, that he tied himself. Archie can be seen in the photograph…

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July 2009

Till Fishing - 2009 Report

Our regular Day Visitor Mike Smith, caught a 9lb salmon, and 2 Sea trout on Saturday 25th. The Russel party visiting the Orchard Cottage had the best week of the year so far! They arrived on Sunday 19th July to find the river in terrible flood. I thought they looked a little despondent., and I…

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June 2009

Kane and Kevin Wagstaff visited the first week in June. The first week in June the water was low and falling at 0′ 4″ and the fish were moving. Kane caught a 1 1/2 sea trout with spinner , and many grayling. Kevin caught numerous brown trout. Using gold beadhead nymphs size 18 -22 The…

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May 2009

Till Fishing - 2009 Report

Water levels have remained low throughout May, but afew sea trout were caught on the silver stoat’s Tails. The brown trout fishing was excellent with good numbers of fish caught on nymphs and emergens. Bring on the rain!

April 2009

There was very little rain during the month of April with few fish moving. River levels were consistently low all month, with the lowest being 0 8″ The following fishermen have said some things to note: Mr Harding from Cramlington stayed for a week in the Orchard Cottage, and he had a thoroughly enjoyable sporting…

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March 2009

On Saturday 7th March Mike Smith, a regular day rod visitor, caught and returned a 5 lb salmon / Kelt  in the Tiptoe Throat pool. The day was clear , and the height of the water was dropping to 1″3. The rest of the March included some small brownies, and grayling