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Scotland’s summer bounty

Braewater on the Spey brought good water for fishing friend Christopher this month. Levels fell from 1’6″ to 4″ and in slightly coloured water a cast in Lower Dipple on Thursday with a size 6 Castle Killer brought this nice silver summer salmon. 98 more words

Atlantic Salmon

Stoat’s Tail, why not?

I say tried. Also tied. I tied a Blue Charm and a Stoat’s Tail at my first salmon fly tying session. Two days later I’d caught my first salmon – albeit on the Blue Charm not the ST. 86 more words

Atlantic Salmon

Veteran flies that worked on their day

Here are some salmon flies that have caught me fish. They are battered and worn. But a bit special.

Here are some more: 182 more words

Salmon Fishing

Erriff Salmon Course

Last Friday evening I arrived at the wonderful Aashleagh Lodge on the Erriff Fishery that divides Galway and Mayo.  The Lodge itself was stunning and I received the warmest of welcomes from the fishery manager and the staff. 429 more words

River Update 4/22/16

SALMON FLIES!!!


The Salmon Flies are starting to appear. A good 25 minute hatch today with a fair amount of bugs. Fish are still uncooperative and are not looking up as much as we would like to see but things are still settling down for irrigation and run off. 166 more words

Salmon Fishing Courses

Yesterday I had a very successful stillwater trout fishing course at Ardaire Springs in Mooncoin.  Luckily we had some great weather for the day.

For anyone interested in improving their salmon fishing skills I have two courses coming up.  84 more words

Today's Claret Brown or in Praise of the Mustad-Chestertown Model 3298 Hook

For those who know me or have followed this blog for some time, my latest version of the Claret Brown will come as no surprise: 170 more words

Fly Patterns