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Stories from the Castle

Closeburn Castle, that is, where a timeshare rod gives me fishing for weeks in late April, July and October. The proper salmon week is October but no one told my father this: he's caught fresh summer salmon of 13lb, 11lb, and now, pictured here, this 9 3/4-pounder he caught three days ago, in each of the last three Julys. The fish took a Rapala in high but clearing water (plus 2ft) after I'd been down the pool with the fly-rod. ... Full story

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Richard Hewitt

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