Saturday, 21 September 2013

Johan Pleinis 18lb from lower eels brig

Johan, a regular visitor from Switzerland landed this beautiful fresh run fish today. The morning came to life when it battered a rapala in a fast stream and tore off down river. A great fight from a cracking autumn salmon. Well done Johan. Tight lines !!

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Nick lansens first salmon

Well done Nick for landing your first salmon today on Taymount. We had a clonking take in finford head and a 30 min battle began. After long runs and tumbles a 19lb long tailed licer was landed. A stunning salmon and a cracker for your first. Well done Nick and I hope it's just the first of many. Also pictured is Nicks partner Rosie who is just as delighted. Tight lines.

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

2 spring beauties from finford head

Jonathan Burchell landed his second fish of the week yesterday in finford head. The 13lber put up a tremendous fight and tested Jonathan's nerve. Gail Jones landed her first Taymount springer yesterday in the same pool. At 10lb it was matted in long tailed lice. Both fish were hooked on vision 110s.

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

9lb salmon for Andrew Wright

A very relaxed Andrew Wright with his 9 lb salmon from the linn head this afternoon on a vision 110..after a wee straightener as the fish attempted to leave the pool Andrew played and landed his fish with Tex book ease !!! Well done and c, mon the fish

13lb springer for Richard Bulgin

A much relieved Richard Bulgin with his 13lb salmon from the linn head on a 4"kynock...Richard suffered the agony of losing a fish of the same size at the net on Monday but was very happy to see this one in the net as the hook parted from the fishs chops ..well done Richard and c,mon the fish

9 & 10 lb springers for mr&mrs Roberts

This week was kicked of in fine style from mr & mrs Roberts !! 1st Mr (Phillip) hooked and landed his 9 lb sea lice beauty from stank end on a Salmo Toby!!! Then Mrs (Corine) landed her 10 lb absolute corker from Aldern stream on a vision 110.well done and c,mon the fish

Sunday, 28 April 2013

Alan Clarks second fish of the day

This is Alan's fish from Saturday afternoon. Completing his successful day Alan landed this fish at the wall on the majors cast. After taking a 3 inch kynoch it spent a lot of the fight cartwheeling out the water. A tremendous display from a very spirited salmon. Well done Alan and looking forward to fishing with you again in August.

10lb,der for Ron Mackie

Ron Mackie had the luck in tams corner on Saturday afternoon..Ron pictured here with son Thomas and his 10lb springer,then had to endure the heart break of witnessing Thomas losing 3 spring salmon at the net!! None of which were by default !! Shear frustration but a great day fighting salmon all the same.. Well done and c,mon the fish

8 & 10 lb,ders for Allan Clarke

It's was a great day on the river for Allan Clarke on Saturday !! Allan landed 2 salmon at 8 & 10 lbs the 1st at 8lb was in the morning  form the Root !! at finford head..well done big chap and c,mon the fish

8 & 10lb,ders for Gavin fae Irvine

It's was a day to remember for Gavin fae Irvine up in the flats on Thursday !! Gavin landed his first two springers at 8 & 10 lbs well done and c,mon the fish

7lb,der for jake mcgarrigle

Very very happy jake mcgarrigle with his wee 7lb beauty from finford head on thurs..this ones for jakes (old man) !!!! R I P...c,mon the fish

Thursday, 25 April 2013

21lb spring salmon for Roy swift

A delighted Roy Swift with the 21lb springer caught from the washing green on Tuesday morning.. The big sea liced fish took a 4inch kynock and to begin with had us thinking that we were stuck in the bottom!!!!!!!!!!  then the big fish nodded its head and moved !! and after a very laborious struggle was pictured and returned to continue on its way !!!well done Roy also congratulations for finally getting your first Tay spring salmon..most excellent and c,mon the fish.

Sunday, 21 April 2013

18lb springer for George McKinley

A very happy George McKinley with his 18lb spring salmon..the absolute pristine specimen was hooked on a vision oneten at the ministers stone and put up a tremendous battle and after a memorable photo was returned back to the river to continue on its way..George then just before lunch had another 10lb,der on a cheepoo Toby ..well done George ..fitting reward for all your help and hard work that is completely voluntary !!!!! up and down the river banks..many,many thanks George &c,mon the fish.

Monday, 15 April 2013

12lb springer on fly for mick mills

Mick mills got this mojo working again on Saturday afternoon ..mick hooked and landed his 12lb absolute belter on fly from an anchored boat and after a fantastic scrap on his 13ft B&W was released to continue on its way..well done mick & c,mon the fish

6lb spring salmon for Geoff Coats

Geoff Coats was very pleased on Saturday morning !! Not long after we set out on the river Geoff hook and landed his little 6lb,der on a yellow flying c at Tams Corner..well done Geoff &c,mon the fish

Friday, 12 April 2013

12 lb long tail licer for alf Vaisiy

Congratulations go to Alf vaisy !! Just as we had just about giving up for the day Alf hooked and landed his 12lb long tail sea liced spring salmon on a yellow flying c in the holy bush and after allowing us the courtesy of a memorable photograph was returned to the river in a true sportsman like manner ..well done & c,mon the fish !!!

7 & 9 lb Springers for Derek & Lewis ferguson

It was the perfect end to the mornings fishing for Jnr & Snr ferguson ..just before lunch Lewis landed his 9lb long tail sea liced and1st ever spring salmon on a husky jerk rapala then seconds after his very proud father Derek landed a superb 7lb at stank end harling !! Excellent ..and well done to you both..

Thursday, 11 April 2013

10lb springer on fly for Mick mills

After a five year wait !!! Mick finally got his mojo back at Taymount this afternoon!!!! Using his brand new 13ft Norway Spey caster he let out a huge yell as he lifted into his 10 lb spring belter..and after a rite good old tussle relaxed on the bank with a Cigar..well done Mick and c,mon the fish !!!

11lb springer for Scotland rugby star

A very happy Sean la mont with brother Rory and Geoff Coats and the 11. Lb springer landed at the sharks Finn on a salmon Toby..Sean a full Scottish international ruby player!! who  has faced the might of the all blacks !! Confessed he has never been so nervous!! But after a faultless performance with the spinging rod !!! was delighted to land the absolute beauty..well done Sean and good luck with the rest of your rugby career..

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

8 & 14 lb springers for Mike Muggleston and Walter Norton

Mike Muggleston is have a week to remember!! having already caught two Tay spring salmon yesterday fly fishing from the bank in stank end, mike hooked and landed this 8lb beauty from the boat on a Salmo Toby at the ministers stone then just before lunch Walter Norton hooked and landed his 14 lb belter again from the boat held on the oars at finford head on a yellow flying c...well done guys and c, mon the fish !!!!!!

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

10lb springer for James McLaughlin

A vey happy James McLaughlin with his 10lb Tay spring caught in the majors cast last week on a Salmo Toby ..well done ..c, mon the fish

Friday, 5 April 2013

First ever salmon for Dave Millar

Congratulations go to Dave Miller for landing his first ever salmon today. The prize 10lb fish  took a harled vision 110 in stank end and put up a good battle. Well done again Dave and hope its just the first of many.

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

3 fish on a beautiful spring day

We landed 3 cracking spring salmon today in what more like a spring day with beautiful sunshine and light winds. Andrew Spencer was successful first landing a lovely 10lb fish at McGregors stone. In the afternoon Graham Brooks landed a 11lb belter on the fly in the marches. There was another fish landed on a Toby late on and one lost near the boat in the morning. Long may the good weather and good fishing continue.

Monday, 1 April 2013

Paul Chisolm and his 11lb sea licer

Paul caught this cracking sea liced fish at Macgregors stone on a silver spoon this afternoon.

Saturday, 30 March 2013

9&10lb salmon for Dougal Hamilton and Dan Crawford

Dougal Hamilton landed this little 9lb sea liced belter on the fly in stank end 1st cast yesterday morning he also lost fish on this 3rd and 4th cast!!!!! then in afternoon Dan Crawford got his 10 lb salmon  from Kil mou on a silver Toby.well done to you both and another excellent days spring fishing at Taymount.

Friday, 29 March 2013

7&14lb springers for Brendan & bob Hugh's

It was double delight for Brendan and bob Hugh's in finford head today...Brendan landed his 7lb long tail sea licer just before lunch and then in the afternoon bob landed a stunning sea liced 14lb,der well done to you both..perfect result and only two rods on our beat today (!!!!!!!)

Thursday, 28 March 2013

Bob Hughes with 13lb fish from majors cast

Bob Hughs kicked of a good days fishing on much improved weather condisions with this 13lb sea liced spring salmon, the 1st of 2 fish he landed today was hooked on a salmo in the majors cast. Well done  Bob  !! great day again at Taymount. 

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

10lb springer for Steve Marshall

A very happy Steve Marshall with Neil fernie and Steve,s 1st ever salmon..the 10lb spring belter took a white and yellow kynock in finford head and put up a very strong battle before being pictured and returned.well done and c,mon the fish !!

Saturday, 23 March 2013

7lb&12lb springers for John Murray & Brian Stobie

It's was a day of (Extreme weather ) again today ..but fortune favours the brave!!and today it was John Murray and Brian Stobie,s turn .. John landed and returned a little 7 lb belter from the majors cast and a short while after Brian had a very hard fighting 12lb,der from the linn head ..both fish were caught on a vision 110 ..Well done guys "Well done indeed"..

8lb springer for Eddie slavin

In extreme weather conditions Eddie Slaven landed this little 8lb spring beauty from Stank End late in the afternoon !! Danny Fullerton also had a 13lb sea licer from the same pool on the fly..well done to you both for sticking it out !! And just reward for your efforts..

Thursday, 21 March 2013

4 beauties today on lower Taymount

After a week of coloured water conditions and very cold weather it was a relief to be back on the scoreboard again today.!!!!! Just before lunch it really heated up with 3 fish landed in 30 mins. David Budd landed 2 cracking salmon, one at 13lb and one at 17lb. John Hutcheon landed a hard fighting 15lb fish then late In the afternoon a lovely 8lb fish was landed by Cohn..well done and great reward for your persistance in very adverce conditions.

Friday, 15 March 2013

1st ever spring salmon for Gavin potter

It truly was a day to remember for Gavin potter!! Celebrating his birthday fishing at Taymount Gavin caught his 1st ever spring salmon..the absolute stunning fish weighed 12lb and took a silver Salmo in the flats this afternoon it gave a reel screaming performance before allowing Gavin a picture to  remember forever!!then in a true sportsman like manner Gavin released his prized springer back to the river to continue on its way..congratulations also goes to Gavin's father Roddy who christened his new fly rod with a 10lb beauty from stank end !! Well done to you both!!& c,mon the fish !!!

15lb springer for Davie farmer

A very cheery Davie farmer about to release the 15lb springer he caught on a silver Toby this morning at the sharks Finn .well done Davie !! C,mon the >}}}}>

Thursday, 14 March 2013

Big!Big day caught on camera for Greig Thompson and Andy Richardson 16 &17 lb springers

It was a day to remember for Greig Thomson,Andy Richardson (Field2stream).Filming the next episode in there (Hooked UK) series on the River Tay today we managed to hook,land and return not one but two absolute pristine sea liced spring salmon . The 1st fish 16lb (pictured below) was caught on a vision 110 lure and put up a very impressive strong battle before being returned to continue on its way!!! Well done (Greig & Andy ) and thank you both for your much appreciated skill and effort with everyone at Taymount over the last couple of days.

Stunning 17lb long tailed licer for Greig Thomson

Greig capped a fantastic days fishing at Taymount today by landing this beautiful 17 lb long tailed licer. Hooked harling a vision 110 a long way above the linn head it smoked some serious drag and headed straight out of the Majors cast and into the Linn pool below. A very exciting capture and another cracking 3SW Tay spring salmon. It certainly got the adrenaline pumping. Well done and congratulations on completing a fantastic day filming and  sport.