Based in Berwick Upon Tweed, a historic walled town famed for it’s turbulent past, the River Tweed Wild Salmon Co still maintain and preserve the traditional skills of salmon fishing using Net & Coble which have remained largely unchanged for over 900 years.
River Tweed wild salmon caught in this traditional method in this unique location remain the only legal way to purchase Tweed wild salmon.
Learn the skills involved in this traditional trade and become part of one of the oldest fisheries in the UK by booking one of our experience days.
To get involved in this unique activity is easy. Whether you are interested in the heritage , tradition, the thrill of the catch or just being part of something unique. We cater for groups of family and friends , slow food groups , parties of chefs and also we provide Corporate days or Leadership days
We suggest that the minimum age is 12 years old, under 18 to be and accompanied by an adult.
On arrival at the fishing shiel you will be given a short safety talk. We will then proceed to the fishing area , where gradually you will be asked to take up various positions within the fishing operation. The goal is to allow you to have tried and then completed, under supervision the entire activity of catching River Tweed Wild salmon and sea trout. Obviously this depends on conditions and a little luck!
The opportunity to retain and take home a fish could be yours depending on that days catch success.
We can arrange for your wild salmon to be prepared at a local restaurant.
For more information please visit: http://rivertweedwildsalmon.co.uk/