13th July 2020

The 6 week period of salmon fishing restricted to local anglers which started 29th May ended on 6th July when fishing on the beats became available once more to visitors, and to members of the public on the Lower Helmsdale. The period restricted to local anglers saw several young anglers catch their first fish. Many locals participated in fishing by invitation on the private beats. Then two visitors caught a grilse each on the first Saturday after full opening. The Board employees assisted during lockdown in distributing food and medicines to the elderly and the Board contributed to the provision…

Source: Helmsdale – 13th July 2020