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Best Salmon Flies

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Best Salmon Flies

14.10.2019

In this article, we will be covering some of the best salmon flies to use throughout the season. By breaking down the season into 3 segments, we discuss what flies you should have in your box and how to fish them effectively. Best Salmon Flies For Spring During the springtime,…
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Roach Feeder Fishing

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Roach Feeder Fishing

14.10.2019

“I wouldn’t know where to start”. These are the words that often follow a suggestion of fishing on one of Scotland’s big lochs; in particular Loch Lomond. At 24 miles long, 6 miles wide and covering 17,540 acres, Loch Lomond is larger in surface area than all of the lakes…
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Best Trout Flies To Use In October

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Best Trout Flies To Use In October

04.10.2019

Hatches of insects begin to slow down during October with only a few smaller buzzer hatches occurring as water temperatures begin to cool. These lower temperatures don’t deter the trout though as water temperatures usually sit between a steady 8-10 degrees, it creates the perfect habitat of activity. During this…
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Best Trout Flies To Use In September

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Best Trout Flies To Use In September

13.09.2019

As it comes towards the back end of the trout season, trout are starting to feed up before the colder temperatures start rolling in. During this feeding up process, you can rest assured the trout will be honing in on the abundance of pin fry that becomes present in our…
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Best Trout Flies To Use In August

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Best Trout Flies To Use In August

13.09.2019

August is an exciting month to target trout, with an abundance of food readily available; rainbow trout are feeding up and are in tip-top fighting condition. The late summer nights can produce some spectacular visual action as trout start feeding heavily on daddy long legs and with the increasing appearance…
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Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems
Hidden Gems

29.08.2019

There is an abundance of renowned fishing locations in Scotland. Locations that are known to hold fish or known for ease of access and in the age of social media, Google earth and online forums it is easy for these locations to become hot spots for the masses to descend…
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What Wading Boots To Buy

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What Wading Boots To Buy

23.08.2019

When you buy new stockingfoot waders, the chances are the next thing on your shopping list is a pair of wading boots. This is probably the most underrated part of a anglers fishing kit, and can play a vital role in determining whether you fish, or ironically being the one…
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Fly Fishing – Keeping It Simple

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Fly Fishing – Keeping It Simple

19.08.2019

As with many things in life, fly fishing can become very complicated and difficult because you hear so many comments saying you need this, you need that. But what do we actually need to have a good time on the river bank? It’s very easy to get distracted from the…
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Big Perch, A Slight Obsession

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Big Perch, A Slight Obsession

19.08.2019

There is a fish, perhaps more widespread than any freshwater species in the country. A fish that is often the first a young angler encounters and one that is thereafter commonly overlooked and under-appreciated. In they’re smaller sizes they are a species that can be found in almost any body…
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How Does A Downrigger Work?

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How Does A Downrigger Work?

05.08.2019

A downrigger allows you to fish a lure or bait at a specific depth accurately behind a trolling boat. A downrigger contains a rod holder for storing your downrigger rod when it is actively fishing. The cannonball weight is deployed to the selected depth and allows the lure or bait…
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Small Stream Fishing

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Small Stream Fishing

18.07.2019

At this time of year, I like to put the pike and streamer gear away and get a few weeks fishing on the local burns that are within cycling distance of my home. Fishing these little burns and rivers provide us anglers a multitude of fishing opportunities. These little waterways…
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Feeder Fishing Tactics

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Feeder Fishing Tactics

14.07.2019

When asked to think of fishing in Scotland, one would be forgiven for automatically picturing scenes of tree-lined rivers with figures dressed in Tweed, beautifully and artistically casting a fly line across a Salmon filled pool. Perhaps a drifting boat occupied by a Ghillie and their client, casting to a…
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