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Why Not In Scotland?   Norwegian Students   A few years back we began an exciting project in conjunction with a school from Grong in Norway. The aim was, as part of their fifth year course, to provide the 18 and 19 year old  students with feel for salmon fishing […]

23lb Salmon

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River Spey 2016 2

River Spey 2016 Although the old saying goes something like, February fills the Dykes, both black and white! Its not very often, well certainly not in the past 20 years, that we end up with conditions that we cannot fish due to snow, rain or wind. In fact, the norm […]


River Spey Salmon Whats Different?

In the quickly changing world of the 21century, to rest on one’s laurels, hoping everything will stay much the same, everyone knows, is daft. Speed of communication and the power of the Internet make gathering information play only second fiddle to peoples hunger for it. Only 30 years ago I’d […]


20lb Spey Salmon

Scottish Salmon Where and When

Where and when to fish for salmon in Scotland? Generalising about anything relating to salmon fishing isn’t the wisest thing to do. Main reason; there’s never two seasons the same and the time at which salmon run back to various rivers is governed by so many different factors. However, for […]


Intruder Flies

Intruder Flies for Atlantic Salmon The first Intruder fly I saw was given to me by a friend of mine Tyler Kushner,from Canada. Used predominantly for Steelhead fishing, Tyler, along with his steelhead mates, had used this for some time, and with much success. On this side of the Atlantic, […]


Fish Caught on Gordon Castle

Salmon Fishing River Spey

Salmon Fishing River Spey Scotland is one of the worlds leading destinations for salmon fishing. Its long history has led to a culture stretching far beyond simply fishing for and catching salmon. The people involved, here on the river Spey  (Ghillies), often 2nd, 3rd or even 4th generation, can be […]


Salmon Fishing Scotland 1

Salmon Fishing Scotland A nice wee film about what Scotland once had to offer. This film was made by Published on Mar 21, 2015 Thank you all for your support, the ad revenue from Youtube helps me to purchase new films and continue with the transfers and uploads. Please continue […]


Salmon Leader Colour 2

Salmon Leader Colour What colour of leader material works best for salmon fishing in Scotland? A short clip highlighting why we should pay more attention to our leader colour when fishing certain pools in different weather conditions. Click here for more videos


Kelt Reconditioning

Kelt reconditioning – I would encourage every angler to visit the hugely impressive unit at Almondbank on the river Tay. In late April we took a group of Norwegian students to the hatchery and were given a fascinating talk by the head of the project, Dr David Summers. Having the […]


Canoeing and Salmon Fishing

Canoeing and Salmon Fishing A recent visit to a certain Spey beat has left me in no doubt of the detrimental effect of the above on a salmon beat. Given almost perfect conditions we had this past week, a three foot rise the week before, followed by a dropping and […]