On Wednesday, the First Minister announced indicative dates for Phase 2 and early Phase 3 measures. This is welcome news as the removal of the 5 mile travel distance restriction combined with the opening up of self-catering accommodation in Scotland on […]
The River – Issue June 2020 is now available. It includes articles on the Tweed being open again, Smolt Tracking Project and fish handling during low water. The Tweed Fisheries Management bodies – the River Tweed Commission & The Tweed Foundation […]
It was confirmed by the Scottish Government earlier this week that angling is included amongst the outdoor activities allowable under Phase 1 of Scotland’s route map, with effect from today Friday 29th May. Whilst this is welcome news, a key […]
The The River – Issue May 2020 is now available. It includes further COVID-19 update and an article on the Tweed Smolt Tracking Project. The Tweed Fisheries Management bodies – the River Tweed Commission & The Tweed Foundation – issue monthly updates […]
Today, the First Minister confirmed that Scotland is likely to ease some lockdown measures this week, with outdoor activities to be allowed from Friday. We also anticipate that further guidance on travel restrictions will be issued by the Scottish Government […]
RTC are very pleased that the Scottish Government are easing restrictions and permitting fishing from Thursday 28th May 20. We will provide a further update on Tuesday 26th May.
Fisheries Management Scotland (FMS) have in consultation with the Scottish Government prepared guidelines for angling practice once fishing resumes. For reference to the details of this please follow the link http://fms.scot/angling-guidance-from-fisheries-management-scotland-covid-19/ RTC have adapted these guidelines to account for circumstances […]
Statement by RTC on the relaxation of the lockdown announced by the UK Government on Sunday 10th May.
Since the very first of the River Tweed Acts in 1807 the fishings on the river Tweed have been managed as a single unit notwithstanding the fact that the river rises in Scotland and reaches the sea in England. This […]
On 5th May RTC Fishery Officers were informed that activity had been observed at the Gardo netting station in Berwick. RTC’s Chief Fishery Officer immediately contacted the tenant of the netting station to establish the nature of these activities. He […]
‘Reviewing our initial statement we continue to follow announcements made by UK & Scottish Governments relating to permissible reasons for leaving our homes. It remains that until such times as the Coronavirus is under control and subject to any clarifications […]