Week Commencing 5th April – Cold conditions but improved catches!

As far as the weather goes, it certainly felt more like winter than spring on the river last week. Β We had snow, hail, freezing air temps and cold winds most days Β – Β it was certainly challenging at times. Β  However, the cold spell did allow river levels to steadily drop and actually provided fairly good conditions for early April. River heights – 1ft – 2ft (+/- 2in) Water Temps – 38-40F or 3-4C Air temps – 0-8C It was also pleasing to hear of improved catches from those beats that had anglers. Β  Most ghillies still reporting Β “light rod pressure”…

Source: Spey Fishery Board – Week Commencing 5th April – Cold conditions but improved catches!