Fishing

iStock_000034971518SmallFishing on the River Tweed has been one of the area’s most important industries and most popular past-times for hundreds of years. The River Tweed is a major river running for almost 100 miles and one of the finest salmon rivers in the country. It is particularly well known for its autumn or back end fishing, with its season unusually extending into November.

Whether you’re a total novice or a keen fisherman the area has plenty to offer. Bob Smith Fly Fishing is a leading local fishing tutor and expert. Local knowledge and good relationships with landowners and fisheries means Bob Smith Fly Fishing is ideally positioned to arrange the perfect day for you.

Bob has a number of private fly fishing river beats on the River Coquet, River Till and the River Whiteadder in addition to some excellent and well managed small and large still waters in his portfolio – all within easy travelling distance.

Other notable fly fishing spots in the Berwick upon Tweed area include Whinney Loch and Coldingham Loch. If you know where you’re going and you’re simply looking for tackle and bait, Tweed Salmon Fly in Norham is the perfect choice for choice and staff knowledge.

You can book fishing on the river Tweed and it’s tributaries via FishPal.