Lindsey Clarke reports from the RIVER DROWES – Monday 7th   to Sunday 13th  April 2014.

There were nice water levels on the Drowes again this week as the river gradually fell to read 0.55 metres by the end of the week. There were a number of salmon caught again this week but not as many as would be expected given the excellent conditions. On Monday Paul Clarke recorded a 7lb salmon caught on fly from Briney’s. On Wednesday, Peter Zahnd reported a 10lb salmon caught on a Rapala lure from the Eel weir.

P.Zahnd 6lb
P.Zahnd’s 6lb fish

On Thursday, peter logged another salmon caught. This fish weighed 6lb and was caught on a Rapala lure from the Nursery. David Reid recorded a fine 18lb 4oz salmon caught on shrimp from The Washstones. On Friday, Richard Todd registered a 5lb grilse caught on a Willie Gunn fly from the Island Pool. On Saturday, Lawrence McManus accounted for a 5½lb grilse caught on worm from Briney’s. Prospects look good for the coming week once again.

D. Reid 18lb 4oz
D. Reid 18lb 4oz


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