Welcome to Peeblesshire Trout Fishing Association – “PTFA”

Welcome to “PTFA” Welcome to The Peeblesshire Trout Fishing Association Website. We are proud to offer excellent fishing for brown trout and grayling in Scotland, in the very heart of the Scottish Borders. Our Association permit allows fishing on approximately 23 miles of the River Tweed and 5 miles of the Lyne Water in the Peeblesshire area of Scotland with the exception of private stretches which are clearly marked with notice boards.

PTFA – AGM – 2024

AGM will take place at 1930hrs on Wednesday 3rd April 2024 at the Traquair Arms, Hotel, Innerleithen.

Representatives from the Tweed Foundation will give presentation about projects and planned events.

Trout Season

The trout season extends from 1st of April until the 30th of September. Fishing is by fly only throughout the season. Anglers under 18 years of age may fish free of charge but only if they possess a valid free permit available from the outlets detailed in this website.

Please note that the Peeblesshire Trout Fishing Association now operates a strict catch and release policy for wild trout and grayling and anglers are requested to use barbless hooks and safely release all fish caught.

Catch Returns

To monitor catches of Brown trout and Grayling in the Tweed district, the Tweed Foundation issues catch log books every year for day and season anglers.

We would very much appreciate a small amount of your time to fill in and return your catches to us.</p

Catches for both species can now be reported though our online survey form (https://arcg.is/Sr0S4).

Season Tickets

Season Tickets are available for a modest cost and can be purchased online via the link below.

Note: Day tickets can be only purchased from the 1st April from one of the outlets listed on our Fishing Permits page.