Salmon Fishers Psychology

Salmon Fishers Psychology As Salmon anglers, we always want to try have give ourselves an edge prior to visiting our favourite fishing beat, be it finding out water and weather conditions, which lines, flies or lures, or indeed, what fishery, we always look to try and increase our chances. Over […]


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May on the Spey

May on the Spey Most who know even a little about the river Spey would agree that there’s no better time to fish than the month of May. No matter which beat, along the entire length of the river, you have the chance of catching a very nice, fresh, two […]


Spring Salmon Scotland

Spring Salmon Scotland The first visitors to my fishing courses of 2016 have been and gone. An international group from Germany, Switzerland and Scotland enjoyed a nice few days learning and getting the cobwebs blown out of their casting and fishing on the Tulchan beat before the main part of […]

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Alta Chairman - Hasse Kjeldsberg concerned about ISA

Alta Salmon Timebomb

Slaughterhouse can become an environmental bomb – Is it spent so much money that they are willing to sacrifice the unique Alta salmon? Published: 10:05 2016 6:58 Last updated: 10:05 2016 6:59 Fish farmers in Altafjorden continue their “games” with Alta Municipality. The municipality has spent huge amount of money to facilitating farmers in […]


Ian Gordon Spring 2016 1

 Ian Gordon Spring 2016 No sooner had Christmas come and gone did it seem like the 11th of February, the beginning of the salmon season on the river Spey, arrive and my season was again underway. Hosting around 20 people on the first three days of the season on the […]


23lb Salmon

Why Not In Scotland?

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 […]


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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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]

20lb Spey Salmon

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, […]