Monday, 27 October 2008

Catch & Release Rate On Newtyle Season 2008

Just to say many thanks to all the fishers who helped to release salmon this year on Newtyle. Of the 135 fish landed throughout the season 120 were returned which is approx an 89% release rate. On the Spring fish side of it there were 58 springers caught and 55 of these were released which is approx a 95% return rate. Great stuff and we hope to see our many anglers back for some more 'Springer Action' in the new year !!! If you go through the archives of this blog from earlier this season you will get enough video footage and photographs to keep your appetite good for next year.
Very Best Regards
Jock

Thursday, 16 October 2008

6 lbs Grilse Landed On Newtyle Today

Here's Ian Calcott with his 1st of 2 fish landed (by himself) on Newtyle today. Another fish of 7 lbs was landed by John Laurie in 'The Boil' this morning. All fish caught on Newtyle today were released as usual back to the Tay.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Released

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Here's Ian's 1st fish being released this morning.
Jock Monteith

16 lbs Salmon Landed Today On Newtyle

Here's Newtyle Beat regular Ian Calcott with a perfect 16 pounder from 'The Trap' this afternoon.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Released On Newtyle Today

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Here's Ian Calcott's perfect 16 pounder re-gaining her freedom. Well done Ian - a shining example to all Tay fishers on how to treat your future Tay salmon stocks.
Jock Monteith

Tuesday, 14 October 2008

6 lbs Grilse Landed On Newtyle Today

Here's John Irving with his 1st fish today seconds before it's safe release back to the Tay. Very well done John. A 5 lbs grilse was also landed and released by Gordon Pollock today and Donnie Whiteford landed an 8 pounder in the neck of the Cottar. All fish caught on Newtyle today were released back to the river. Great work lads.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Action Today On The Newtyle Beat

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Here's a lively wee fish splashing about in 'The Steps' Pool this afternoon.
Jock Monteith

4 lbs Grilse Landed Today On Newtyle

Here's John Irving with his 2nd salmon today.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Released On Newtyle Today

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Here's John's 2nd cock-fish also re-gaining it's right to re-produce. Very well done John
Jock Monteith

Monday, 13 October 2008

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the water level today.
Jock Monteith

Sunday, 12 October 2008

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the water gauge this morning.
Jock Monteith

Saturday, 11 October 2008

Salmon Action Today On The Newtyle Beat

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Here's a lively fish being played off the beautiful left bank of the 'Cottar Pool'.
Jock Monteith

6 lbs Grilse Landed On Newtyle Today

Here's Andrew Willoughby with his perfect wee salmon at the 'Cottar Pool' this morning. Andrew's fish took a small orange bellied kynoch from the boat.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Released On Newtyle Today

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Here's Andrew's fish re-gaining it's freedom. Well done Andrew.
Jock Monteith

Friday, 10 October 2008

Salmon Action Today On The Newtyle Beat

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Here's a wee powerful fish tearing about at the bottom of the Newtyle beat this morning.
Jock Monteith

8 lbs Salmon Landed On Newtyle Today

Here's Martin Wallis with his 4th salmon this week. This fish was hooked from the boat in the 'Hole in the Meadow' pool at the lower end of Newtyle. It took a yellow and red kynoch and gave a great account of itself before being released back to the Tay. Very well done Martin.
Jock Monteith

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the rising water level at 6pm today.
Jock Monteith

Thursday, 9 October 2008

Salmon Action Today On The Newtyle Beat

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Here's a big powerful Tay salmon giving us a hard time this morning.
Jock Monteith

More Salmon Action !!

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Still battling away in the 'Cottar' Pool.
Jock Monteith

23 lbs Salmon Landed Today On Newtyle

Here's delighted Martin Wallis with his beauty of a Tay cock salmon. What a scap this specimen gave at the 'Tail of the Cottar' pool this morning.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Released On Newtyle Beat Today

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Here's Martin's perfect big Tay cock salmon re-gaining it's freedom. Well done Martin.
Jock Monteith

11 lbs Salmon Landed On Newtyle Today

Here's Martin Wallis with his 2nd fish which was hooked seconds after getting back out on the river after his 1st today.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Released On Newtyle Today

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Here's Martin 2nd fish being set free. Well done Martin.
Jock Monteith

21 lbs Salmon Landed On Newtyle Today

Here's Dave Russell with his 1st of 2 salmon which he landed on Newtyle today. Both Dave's fish took the rapala and were released back to the Tay. Very well done Dave.
Jock Monteith

Colin Leslie On Newtyle Today

We were very fortunate today to have one of the most famous & legendry Tay ghillies Mr Colin Leslie (Cargill Ghillie 50 years) on Newtyle today. Colin has landed more salmon over 40 pounds than any other Scottish fisherman along with an estimated 40,000 salmon during his lifetime on the Tay. Clearly today the salmon knew Colin was coming to Newtyle hence the fish caught on our beat today. Colin's new book titled 'Scotland's Salmon King' is now out which makes a fascinating read and is available through Amazon. Click here for more information.
Jock Monteith

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the water gauge today showing perfect water. 5 fish landed today on the beat including a first Tay salmon of 5 lbs to George Nicholson, 2 to Martin Wallis (23lbs & 11lbs) and 2 to Dave Russell 21lbs & 6lbs. Well done lads.
Jock Monteith

Wednesday, 8 October 2008

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the water gauge today. Martin Wallis landed a lovely clean salmon of 8 lbs down at the 'Alders Pool' late on this afternoon. Martin's fish took a small yellow Tay lure.
Jock Monteith

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

Salmon Action Today On The Newtyle Beat

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Here's a powerful cock salmon fighting hard at the 'Tail of The Trap' today.
Jock Monteith

18 lbs Salmon Landed Today On Newtyle

Here's Derrick Rowe with his 18 lbs salmon which he caught this morning on Newtyle.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Released On Newtyle Today

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Here's Derrick's cock fish being returned to the Tay.
Jock Monteith

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the gauge level at 5 pm after rising water all day today.
Jock Monteith

Monday, 6 October 2008

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the water level today.
Jock Monteith

Sunday, 5 October 2008

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the water level today.
Jock Monteith

Saturday, 4 October 2008

5 lbs Grilse Landed Today On Newtyle

Here's a wee fish that was caught by John Mitchell in 'The Boil' pool this morning. This fish took a silver grey salmon fly and was quickly returned to the river. Well done John.
Jock Monteith

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the water level today.
Jock Monteith

River Tay View Today

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Here's a look at the Tay today.
Jock Monteith

4 lbs Grilse Landed Yesterday On Newtyle

Here's Dean Brudenall with a wee coloured cock fish that took the fly in The Cottar Pool yesterday. This fish was safely returned seconds after this photo was taken. Well done Dean.
Jock Monteith

Thursday, 2 October 2008

Salmon Action Today On The Newtyle Beat

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Here's a big powerful Tay hen giving a superb account of herself in the Cottar Pool today.
Jock Monteith

More Salmon Action !!!

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And still not ready for the net after a good 15 minutes.
Jock Monteith

16 lbs Salmon Landed Today On Newtyle

Here's Vincent Brigode with his absolute topper of a Tay salmon which he took on the fly at the Tail of the 'Cottar Pool' on the stroke of lunchtime today. Very well done Vincent.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Released On Newtyle Today

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Here's Vincent's perfect Tay hen fish re-gaining her freedom.
Jock Monteith

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the water today.
Jock Monteith

Wednesday, 1 October 2008

Salmon Action Today On The Newtyle Beat

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Here's a big strong Tay hen powering away in the 'Steps Pool' this afternoon.
Jock Monteith

14 lbs Salmon Landed Today On Newtyle

Here's Colin Pringle with his 14lbs Tay hen which took a wee orange kynoch in the 'Steps Pool'.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Released On Newtyle Today

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Here's Colin's big Tay hen re-gaining her freedom at the 'Steps Pool' this afternoon. Very well done Colin.
Jock Monteith

The Island Pool Today

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Here's a panoramic video of our 'Island Pool' today with 89 year old Major General Dye throwing a lovely single speycast through the hot spot.
Jock Monteith

Jock Cousteau On Newtyle Today

Jock Monteith

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the gauge today.
Jock Monteith

Tuesday, 30 September 2008

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the Tay today.
Jock Monteith

7 lbs Salmon Landed On Newtyle Today

Here's an old fish that was caught by Colin Pringle this afternoon. Colin's fish took a bright orange kynoch at the Dean's Burn. The fish was safely returned - well done Colin.
Jock Monteith

Monday, 29 September 2008

Salmon Action Today On The Newtyle Beat

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Here's a wee cock fish being played early on this morning.
Jock Monteith

7 lbs Salmon Landed Today On Newtyle

Here's Don Brudenall with his 7 lbs salmon taken from the Steps Pool today. Well done Don who promptly released his fish.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Released On Newtyle Today

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Here's Don's fish re-gaining it's freedom.
Jock Monteith

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the water level today. Many fish showing today all over the beat and of the 3 that were hooked only one was landed. Prospects look good for the next few days.
Jock Monteith

Sunday, 28 September 2008

River Tay View Today

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Here's the Tay today.
Jock Monteith

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the water level today.
Jock Monteith

Saturday, 27 September 2008

Salmon Action Today On The Newtyle Beat

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Here's a wee grilse being played at the 'Tail of the Boil'.
Jock Monteith

5 lbs Grilse Landed On Newtyle Today

Here's Newtyle regular David Brown with a wee coloured grilse which took a 'cascade' fly in 'The Boil' this morning.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Released On Newtyle Today

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Here's David's grilse being returned.
Jock Monteith

Friday, 26 September 2008

Salmon Action Today On The Newtyle Beat

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Here's a strong coloured cock fish playing hard in the Cottar pool today.
Jock Monteith

7 lbs Salmon Landed Today On Newtyle

Here's James Gunning with his fly caught salmon this afternoon on Newtyle. The fish took a no 7 park shrimp which shows just how deadly they are as this fish clearly has been in the river for a while & seen plenty other flies. Well done James.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Released On Newtyle Beat Today

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Here's James's fish re-gaining it's freedom.
Jock Monteith

Thursday, 25 September 2008

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's today's water level.
Jock Monteith

Wednesday, 24 September 2008

Matt Hayes & Jock Monteith

Here's the UK's most famous fishing specialist Matt Hayes who we had the pleasure of on Newtyle today. What a genuinely great guy and no wonder he has such a huge following in the fishing industry. Matt now is heavily involved in Norway having secured some of the finest salmon fishing on the River Gaula. He can arrange exclusive salmon fishing trips for anglers through his website. Click here for more information on Matt's Norwegian salmon fishing.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Action Today On The Newtyle Beat

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Here's a lively fish being played in 'The Steps Pool' late on this afternoon.
Jock Monteith

7 lbs Salmon Landed Today On Newtyle

Here's Mark Putland with a lovely wee fish that he hooked whilst spinning in the 'Steps Pool' today. Mark's fish took a silver toby and gave a great account of itself.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Released On Newtyle Today

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Here's Mark returning his fish back to the Tay. Very well done Mark
Jock Monteith

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the water level today on Newtyle.
Jock Monteith

Tuesday, 23 September 2008

Salmon Action Today On The Newtyle Beat

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Here's a strong wee fish fighting in the neck of 'The Boil Pool' today.
Jock Monteith

5 lbs Salmon Landed On Newtyle Today

Here's Jeremy Scott with a lovely wee fresh salmon (grilse) of 5lbs that he caught on the fly in the 'Boil Pool' today. Very well done Jeremy.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Returned On Newtyle Today

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Here's Jeremy's fish being returned to the river.
Jock Monteith

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the water level today.
Jock Monteith

Monday, 22 September 2008

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the gauge today. Stuart Robertson landed a 7 lbs cock fish (which took a cascade) from 'The Trap' this morning which he duly returned to the Tay. Well done Stuart.
Jock Monteith

Sunday, 21 September 2008

River Tay View Today

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Here's the lovely Tay this morning. We have a few rods still available between now and the end of the season (15 October). To book a rod Click here.
Jock Monteith

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's today's perfect water level.
Jock Monteith

Saturday, 20 September 2008

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the water gauge today showing a lovely water height. Nick Bailey landed an 11lbs cock fish from the 'Plain Tree Pool' yesterday. The fish took a yellow & red kynoch from the boat.
Jock Monteith

River Tay View Today

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Here's the Tay view from earlier today.
Jock Monteith

Thursday, 18 September 2008

River Tay Today On Newtyle

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Here's how the Tay was looking this morning.
Jock Monteith

Wednesday, 17 September 2008

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's today's water level. Nick Bailey who is a long standing Newtyle Beat regular hooked and landed a lovely clean 10 lbs hen fish in the Ferry Pool earlier this evening. Nick's fish took a silver & copper toby and was released back to the Tay. Well done Nick.
Jock Monteith

Tuesday, 16 September 2008

River Tay View This Morning

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Here's a panoramic video of the Tay this morning. There's now 4ft of water showing on the gauge but running clear which should set us up well for some action for the rest of this week.
Jock Monteith

Monday, 15 September 2008

Water Gauge Today

The Tay was rising slowly for most of the day. Two offers today but no fish landed. Hopefully the water will settle overnight.
Jock Monteith

Sunday, 14 September 2008

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the gauge today showing a lovely water height. This should stand us in good stead for the forthcoming week. We have rods available which can be booked through Fishtay Click here.
Jock Monteith

Saturday, 13 September 2008

Water Gauge today

Here's the water level today.
Jock Monteith

Friday, 12 September 2008

6 lbs Grilse Landed On Newtyle Today

Here's Alex McLean with his second fish today. He also landed a perfect sea-liced 13 lbs fish from the Plain Tree Pool this morning. Well done Alex who has now had 3 fish on Newtyle in last two days.
Jock Monteith

Salmon Returned On Newtyle Today

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Here's this little cock grilse being returned to the Tay.
Jock Monteith

Newtyle Beat Water Gauge Today

Here's the lovely water level from earlier today. I saw many running fish throughout the day and conditions are now absolutely perfect.
Jock Monteith