Opening Week 2021

The prolonged cold weather we have experienced this year looks like it is at last loosening it’s vice like winter grip on the river, although the thaw came to late for opening day. Depending on where you were on the river, the air temperature ranged between -20C to -15C, very cold for this time of year. Due to COVID the official opening day ceremony had already been cancelled, maybe just as well given the extreme cold. However, one or two of the beats did organise their own mini ceremonies ensuring that the river gods enjoyed their annual tipple of Speyside’s…

Source: Spey Fishery Board – Opening Week 2021