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March 14th, 2017

Season memberships are now available from Sportsworld, Stornoway. The prices of Full, Associate and Concession SAA membership fees were increased by 5 (Junior price unchanged) at the March 2017...

January 31st, 2017
2016 Season Summary


The total Creed catches for 2016 were 95 salmon, 110 sea trout and 229 finnock. The heaviest salmon was a 10 lb hen fish caught by Robbie Bell in August. ...

May 21st, 2016
First Salmon Of The Creed Season

Robbie Bell got the 2016 Creed season off to a great start today (Friday 20th May) with this lovely 9lb salmon he caught and returned on the upper river. Fish caught on a size 10 ghillie on a float...

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