Articles on fly fishing for salmon updated monthly.
As salmon anglers we all hate losing fish. Often you could have spent days on the riverbank toiling …Read More..
The early season springer is undoubtedly the most sought-after fish among salmon anglers. These magn…Read More..
The speed at which your fly moves through the water column can often be critical when it comes to fi…Read More..
The Atlantic Salmon is regarded as the king of fish among many anglers. These magnificent fish are f…Read More..
The autumn season is a fantastic time of year to be wetting a line. Usually the rivers are at their …Read More..
As salmon anglers we all want to cover as much water as possible when fly fishing, as we feel that t…Read More..
As salmon anglers we are often obsessed about fly selection. What fly pattern should we use? What si…Read More..
As we all know, salmon fishing can be quite an expensive pastime. You have rods, reel, lines and fli…Read More..
In Scotland, we have a wonderful tradition of taking a break from fishing between 1pm and 2pm to all…Read More..
The polyleader has been a great invention and revolutionised fly fishing for salmon in many ways. It…Read More..
For years, nylon or copolymer has been a firm favourite among salmon anglers for leader material whe…Read More..
During the early spring months, often river levels are high. This of course is because of the weathe…Read More..
The spring salmon is highly prized among anglers, and for many it is the ultimate prize. There is pr…Read More..
As salmon anglers, we all dream of catching that fish of a lifetime. For each angler, size is relati…Read More..
Many anglers believe that it can often be more difficult to catch salmon when the water is high. A l…Read More..
It can be hard enough to get a salmon to take a fly, so when you end up losing a fish; there is noth…Read More..
The autumn months can be a fantastic time of year to be out on the river chasing silver. In Scotland…Read More..
The autumn months are a fantastic time of year to salmon fish in Scotland. Usually, the rivers have …Read More..
When it comes to fly fishing, technology is advancing at a great pace these days. Every week you see…Read More..
Summer is a great time of year to be out on the river fly-fishing for salmon. River levels are usual…Read More..
In the past, for fly fishers, life was much easier than it is now. These days with the advent of new…Read More..
There comes a time during each season when fly fishers have to decide when to make the switch from b…Read More..
The traditional dressed fly has been used for many years by salmon anglers. It has been a long-term …Read More..
As salmon anglers, we all often get too preoccupied with the pattern of fly that we are using. We ar…Read More..
Over the past few years’ tackle manufacturers have come up with the latest “must have” rod for salmo…Read More..
For many salmon anglers, catching an early season springer on the fly is the ultimate achievement. T…Read More..
As salmon anglers, we often get too preoccupied with which fly patterns to use. We are obsessed with…Read More..
As salmon anglers, we all hate losing fish. It is often hard enough to get a take, so when you end u…Read More..
For many anglers that fly fish for salmon, the take means everything. It is that magical split-secon…Read More..
A salmon angler’s worst nightmare is to be confronted with high-coloured water on arrival at a fishi…Read More..
Nowadays, in the age of modern technology, the dedicated salmon angler has a wide array of fly reels…Read More..
Summer is a great time of the year to fly fish for salmon. Water levels are usually low, so a full f…Read More..
The summer months can be a great time of year to fish for salmon. The weather is more hospitable; th…Read More..
As salmon anglers, we can often be too set in our ways. We use tactics that have worked for us in th…Read More..
In the depths of summer, often rivers levels drop away and there is very little flow in many of the …Read More..
For most anglers, catching a spring salmon on the fly is the ultimate achievement. Being a competiti…Read More..
For most salmon anglers the ultimate fish to catch is an early season springer. Sadly, nowadays spri…Read More..
Subtlety is very rarely needed when fishing early in the season for spring salmon. In January and Fe…Read More..
The depth at which you choose to fish your fly can be critical and in many cases the difference betw…Read More..
Recently after a successful day's fishing on the River Tay my wife and I were driving home. Some of …Read More..
When fly fishing for salmon, the presentation and movement of your fly can be critical. Most anglers…Read More..
There is nothing more frustrating than losing a salmon, especially after a long and arduous fight. I…Read More..
Salmon fishing during the summer months can often mean having to contend with difficult conditions. …Read More..
The summer months can be a fantastic time of year to fly fish for salmon. The weather is generally s…Read More..
The classic salmon pool usually consists of a head, a main body and tail. So which part of the pool …
When fly fishing for salmon, the weight and type of leader that you use can be critical. Obviously, …Read More..
When I was younger, I almost always used two flies when fishing for salmon. However, in the last few…Read More..
The depth and speed at which you fish the fly can be critical when salmon fishing. Many anglers beli…Read More..
I lived in the Highlands for the first seventeen years of my life and it was a salmon fisher’s parad…Read More..
I was always mesmerised as a boy when I walked into a tackle shop with my father and saw the endless…Read More..
By no means am I an expert when it comes to fly fishing for salmon. However being brought up on fly …Read More..
When I first started salmon fishing and the conditions dictated the use of a larger fly, I would alm…Read More..
Normally when we are fly fishing for salmon we cast the fly at around 1 o’clock and let the fly swin…Read More..