June 2013

Your chance to win Bruce Sandison’s ‘Rivers and Lochs of Scotland’

2013 marks the 30th Anniversary of Bruce Sandison’s Rivers and Lochs of Scotland. The book was originally published as The Trout Lochs of Scotland in 1983. Eventually republished as Rivers and Lochs of Scotland in 1997, Bruce Sandison’s bible to fishing in Scotland has not been out of print for 30 years. This new edition […]

Crumpet lands writer in the doghouse

The author of a new shooting and fishing guide for Scotland is in the doghouse for dedicating his new book to his cocker spaniel rather than his wife. Countryside writer Alastair Robertson, 64, from Huntly, Aberdeenshire, has dedicated the book to Crumpet, a pale ginger blonde shooting dog. But his artist wife Kate, is not […]

A fantastic new initiative for young anglers – The Callum Mackenzie Cup, donated by Ballogie Estate.

The cup will be awarded annually to the youngster (under 18 years of age at capture) who makes the most notable capture of a fish, not necessarily a salmon; any fish will be considered from within the Deeside catchment including Rivers Dee, Cowie, Carron and the various trout fisheries in the district. The presentation will […]