2014 Reports

2014 has started well with Stephen and Alison Jones’s annual visit to stay in the Orchard Cottage to have an early fish on the Tiptoe Beat. Prior to their visit the river had been full, and the height was beginnning to drop when they arrived!…perfect!

On February 24th Stephen caught a 4lb sea trout (returned) with a stoat’s tail size 8 double in The Quarry Pool – in the deeper pool tail.The wind was moderate, and the day was cloudy. There was a slight colour to the water, and the height was 1ft 9 inches.

2014 Fishing Statistics

MonthSalmon & GrilseSea TroutTotal
February 2014011
March 2014213
April 2014022
May 2014088
June 2014033
July 2014022
August 2014224

August 2014

Charles Clover and his 4lb seatrout 13 Aug 2014 smaller

Tiptoe Beat has been a little quiet during August, mainly due to lack of rain. Sam Sherwood, aged 8 years caught his first Brown trout. Many other brown and grayling have been caught. At Last…. on August 11th the rain came, and  On August 13th Charles Clover visited for the day, and he caught 2…

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July 2014

Pylon Pool

There have been fish about, some lost, and one or two caught! Mr Connolly visited for the day on Tuesday 1st July, and caught a sea trout in Pool Number 11 with a fly. He also caught 4 nice brown trout in Pool number 13. John Jordan visited on Wednesday 2nd July, and and he…

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June 2014

Mike Blee 23 June 3 lb sea trout

In early June Stephen and Alison returned. Stephen caught several small seatrout weighing 1/2 and 3/4 lb with a silver and blue size 12. He caught a 3/4 lb brown trout on a butcher size 14. The water was heavily coloured, and by the end of their stay the water beginning to clear, and some…

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May 2014

Till Fishing - Reports 2014

On Saturday 10th May Mike Smith caught a lovely fresh 7lb sea trout in the long Flat. On Monday 12th May (cloudy) Nick Munro Ferguson caught a 5lb sea trout, in the Pylon Pool with a junction Shrimp Pattern fly. Took on the retrieve. Richard Pratt visited for the day on 12th as well, and…

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April 2014

Till Fishing - Reports 2014

On Tuesday 1st April Martin Thompson from The Ultimate Travel Company visited with Charlie Brownlow (from Charles Brownlow Company) The day was dull, and the water was clear, and on Martin’s first cast, in the Mile Marker pool he caught a fresh lively hen sea trout. This was returned. Mr Shankie and Mike Smith had…

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March 2014

Till Fishing - Reports 2014

On 15th March Mike Smith and Mr Shankie visited and caught 1 sea trout and 1 kelt in the Tiptoe Throat Pool. They were returned. Ed Seymour visited on 22nd March- a bright,clear day with slight colour in the water, and he caught 1 9lbs salmon and a 6lb sea trout both in the Long…

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February 2014

Till Fishing - Reports 2014

Stephen Jones caught and returned a fresh 4lb sea trout in the Quarry Run at the deeper end pool. He caught this on a Stoat’s Tail size 8 Double. A great start to 2014 – Well Done Stephen! We had no picture of the fish, but this is one of Anthony and Stephen relaxing on…

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