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A Tweed Fisheries Biologist’s Week – Monday 12th March

Crayfish control research, government non-native species strategy, some 18th century papers, catch records and trout and lamprey traps this week.

An example of the page to log a fishing trip on the new Diary website

Hi-Tech Way With Trout….

Taking the traditional angling diary into the 21st century, The Tweed Foundation, in conjunction with the Scottish Fisheries Coordination Centre (SFCC) have recently developed an online angling diary that allows anglers to record their catches of freshwater, game and coarse […]

Incoming Chairman, Mr Douglas Dobie (left), presents Mr Andrew Douglas-Home with a bronze Hamish Mackie sculpture of a warthog piglet

Change At The Top

Chief Commissioner of the River Tweed Commission (RTC) and Chairman of The Tweed Foundation, Andrew Douglas-Home, resigned his posts after eight years of service working tirelessly for the good of the River. His retirement at the Commission’s AGM at the […]


The River Tweed Commission published its Annual Report today which includes the 2011 Salmon and Sea Trout catches. Overall 2011 was another encouraging year. The annual rod catch of Salmon, although down on the record-breaking figure of 2010, was at […]