The River Deveron fishing season opens later this morning when two times Morison Trophy winner, Craig Wyness makes the first cast of the season.
The Morison Trophy will be presented to Mr Wyness by Paul Lawrie MBE. Mr Lawrie has also been given the great honour of blessing the river with a dram of 18 year old Deveron single malt.
Mr Wyness will be awarded the trophy for his October catch of a 30.5lb Salmon which he made at the Sheep’s Haugh Pool.
As well as the trophy, Mr Wyness will also be presented with a Vision salmon fly-rod, sponsored by Turriff Tackle and Trophies, for releasing the fish, a limited edition fly box and bottle of The Deveron, courtesy of sponsores John Dewars & Sons Ltd.