But thanks to my interest in everything that belongs to fly fishing, I have been able to keep myself busy, doing things that earlier have not been done. I have had time to not only tie the "necessary" flies, but also tied new patterns with for me new materials.
In the first episode of Master Class Tying, we have Miki Äikäs tying a great tube fly for Atlantic salmon, the Strömsö. Watch the full length video for detailed information how to tie this awesome fly.
Red Francis (or Frances) is one of those love & hate flies. Every salmon angler usually has a opinion about it. We think that you should carry a few always in your box. Read our tips for fishing with Red Francis and have a look on the step-by-step tying tutorial.
"I knew that I didn’t have enough experience, nor I think I’ll ever have, to write about salmon fishing based solely on my personal opinions. So it made the perfect sense to have contributors that I had met while fishing for salmon to showcase their flies and methods. I started working with the ”hypothesis” that there’s just a handful of flies that any angler needs. "
The results for Best Salmon Flies for 2019 are now calculated and analysed. We will announce the top three patterns with comments and display some of the custom patterns that we're entered in the vote.
So how did it go in Secret river 2.0? Don't really know how to respond to that. Or if I even want to answer it. How the hell do you write about something that you want to keep secret? A fishing spot you want just for yourself, now that my usual favorite waters is floating past me and out of my life.
It's not often that salmon anglers are faced with high, warm water conditions in the latter part of the season.
I have experienced this twice now in Norway, and this situation is most common on rivers with a lake above their system that has a big enough catchment to collect localized rainfall, and or rivers that are fed via glacial melt water.
Kengis Bruk is the place to be this summer. You have the chance to experience one of the best places for Baltic salmon at a great price, with private water, lodge accommodation, ghillie service and fantastic nature.