Free flowing rivers are becoming increasingly rare. Centuries of human activity have altered channels leaving us now with the huge challenge that is reconnecting vital pathways for our migratory fish. New research published recently has shown that there is on average one barrier per mile in Europe’s rivers, choking off life in these critical arteries.
Baltic salmon fishing can be considered as a hard-core genre of salmon fishing. Huge rivers with heavy currents, heavy duty tools and big locomotive-like salmons support this claim. If you are up to some new challenges in your fishing game this just could be it.
Material kit for Tying a Lava Tail Shrimp from Irish salmon fisher and fly tyer Denis O'Toole makes effective use of the hot orange hot yellow dip dye Opossum from Future Fly. This is a well loved pattern for Irish rivers that typically run a little dirty.
The Banana fly is a hot favourite amongst so many Salmon anglers around the world, this time we decided to try it with a North American Opossum pelt cut zonker tied on a tungsten bead, simple tie but very effective.