December 31, 2011
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Between The Lines is taking an extended sabbatical to work on a special project. This is expected to last throughout 2012. It is hoped that this journal will resume publication in a new and updated format thereafter. Meanwhile, existing postings will remain online for reference.
Many thanks to all regular readers and contributors.
Best regards for the New Year.
December 31, 2011
IT MIGHT be the close season in Scotland for salmon fishing, but there was to be no festive season truce this year it seems in the on-going battle between anglers and commercial interests over conservation and exploitation of the iconic species. (more…)
December 14, 2011
A 34.5lb SALMON from the River Nith in Dumfries and Galloway has won the 2011 Savills Malloch Trophy for its captor, angler Sam Valentine. (more…)
October 18, 2011
GOOD TO see BBC Scotland finally getting stuck in to the controversy surrounding salmon farming this evening with a special investigation into the risks of sea lice to stocks of wild migratory Atlantic salmon and sea trout. (more…)
October 17, 2011
Garry Dog: Born on the Tweed
THE TALE of Garry, the cross retriever of Borders’ minister Denholm Fraser, who give birth to one of the world’s best known salmon flies, continues to attract interest. (more…)
September 27, 2011
2010 was a record year for rod caught salmon and grilse in Scotland
IT IS bewildering to have to digest the variety of conflicting reports on the status of Scotland’s Atlantic salmon population in recent weeks. (more…)
September 22, 2011
IN THE latest instalment of Not Exactly Fishing, Gordon Mack ponders the values of catch returns and makes his own analysis of a week’s fishing this summer in South Uist. (more…)