Museum celebrating River Tweed salmon ready to leap into life

A museum celebrating centuries of salmon fishing on the River Tweed is to open next month.

The facility in Kelso includes more than 2,000 objects exploring its history and heritage.

The pursuit has been estimated to be worth more than £20m to the economy in the Scottish Borders each year.

The techniques underlying modern rod and line salmon fishing are thought to have been developed on the river and date back to the mid-18th Century.

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