The River Tweed Commission and Tweed Foundation hosted the inaugural River Tweed Awards at Ednam House Hotel on February 1st, 2024, inviting angling enthusiasts to nominate their favourite boatman and angling spots on the River Tweed.

These awards not only recognise outstanding contributions to angling on the catchment but also serve to promote and celebrate the rich angling heritage and community along its banks.

Finalists in the Best Fishing Hut Catagory

Tillmouth Fishing

Lower Pavilion


Tweedswood (winner)

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Finalists in the Angling Club of the Year Category

Kelso Angling Association

Peeblesshire Fishing Association

Coldstream & District Angling Association (Winner)

Jedforest Angling Association 


Finalists in the Fishing Beat of the Year Category

Junction Fishing (Winner)

Lower Pavilion



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Finalists in the Boatman of the Year Category 

Phil Ellis - Tweedswood

Billy Jack - Junction 

Scott Povey - Lower Pavilion

Lee Craigh - Carham (Winner)

Outstanding Achievement Award

Ian Wilson

Colin Pringle

Karl Ferguson

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Photographs and Stories

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Communications and Fundraising Officer

Anne Woodcock


PHONE: 01896 800725 Mobile: 07540 834852

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Support the Tweed Foundation's vital work in conserving and enhancing the Tweed River's fish stocks while also contributing to our educational initiative, Go Wild For Fish, which offers curriculum-aligned lessons and activities to schools throughout the Tweed catchment area, aiming to inspire young people about the river and its diverse organisms. Join us and become a Friend of the Tweed. 

Fishing the Tweed Catchment 

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