Video: Opening Day on the River Tweed

Scotland’s famed River Tweed opened to salmon fishing on february first, and from the looks of this film, the water fished well. I have never cast a line in Scotland, and it’s one of my dream destinations. The Tweed enjoyed a record year in 2010, and 2011 also featured excellent catch rates. That trend should continue: check out the new regulations for the watershed, which should lead to improved salmon survival. Some very progressive management happening in one of the “cradles” of salmon fishing.

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