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PDAA member Iain Bain has submitted a video of him catching a spring salmon on the Upper Redgorton beat of the River Tay. You can view it on our Redgorton page (click here).
Photo taken on River Tay at A9 Jubilee Bridge.
Something going on!
At the recent PDAA committee meeting the topic of coaching was raised, and although it is generally appreciated that most members are competent salmon angler's, there may be some, who have only joined PDAA, and may appreciate some one to one assistance to get going. PDAA has a dedicated coaching officer, who generally coaches youth club members etc, but also would be willing to assist anyone to progress to the dizzy heights of a competent salmon angler. Chris was aked to write an article on coaching and produced the following :-
‘Coaching and learning the art of game angling
The club has given me the role of coaching officer to try and promote and encourage new members Into the club. I advertise / post on a well - known fishing website throughout the year to try and attract New members into the club. Over the past couple of years this has been a very successful way to get People asking questions and ultimately joining PDAA.Read more ...
See below two maps of the beat. 1/ Map1/shows the direction from the main road , A93. originally the entry to the top of the beat was through the track and then turning right into the field and follow the edge of the field before going through another gate down to the river. However the farmer has now issued instructions NOT to leave the track or go into the fields as two anglers(not PDAA) have already got stuck and had to be pulled out by tractor. As can be seen from the map1/ it is possible to get fairly close to the river and then walk to the top of the beat.Read more ...
Congratulations to PDAA member Iain Bain on catching (and releasing), this lovely springer, on the Upper Redgorton beat of the River Tay on Saturday 12th Feb 2017. The successful fly, was an Iain Bain orange special, which may appear on the website soon.Well done Iain.