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  1. 35lb salmon caught in the Nith estuary

    A 35lb salmon was reported caught in the River Nith estuary in Dumfies and Galloway by a haaf netsman in August.
    The huge salmon will bring renewed hopes that the big fish for which the Nith is in...
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    Re: Learning Fly Casting - Quick Question

    Michaelmac - First, I'm sorry if your question has remained unanswered for too long.
    But I believe you are right - casting for different distances should not, per se, affect your technique.
    Casting...
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    Ponoi River Week of August 18-25

    Report from Frontiers:

    Excellent week, 29 fish per rod taking into account 9 out of 14 rods where first time Atlantic salmon fishing is awesome!

    71% bright fish is very good too, almost 300...
  4. Saga of the Tees Barrage takes a turn for the better

    This is an important story from our sister site by the Angling Trust and at last offers hope for those who would like to see the River Tees follow sister river the Tyne back to greater salmon...
  5. Thread: Newbie

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    Re: Newbie

    Just a quick add to this discussion. Hardy Mach fluorocarbon is excellent stuff and you won't go far wrong with that.
    It's pricey but it won't let you down if used in the appropriate way (now I've...
  6. Re: Nymph Fishing for Salmon on River Test

    Richard the only experience I have of fishing with a nymph for migratory fish is for sea-trout in Iceland five years ago. We were driving over a bridge on a small river whose name I'm afraid escapes...
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    Re: Fish on the fly in Fowey

    Borderman,
    Just to add that the Wainsford fishery is a nice place to fish and offers s/c accommodation too.
    The Fowey is famous for its very late run of salmon - with fish running up to season's...
  8. Thread: Vosso

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    Vosso

    Some excellent fishing on the River Vosso in August has been topped by a significant catch of 22 salmon in 23 hours by Yngve Landro. Yngve, a Norwegian pilot, was fishing the river near Bergen in the...
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    Re: Thames Salmon Heading Home

    Good to see. Nice looking fish too :)
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    Rynda video by Where Wise Men Fish

    There is some excellent early 2012 season salmon action from the Rynda river in Russia taken by Where Wise Men Fish.
    I particularly like the bits where the guide holds on to the back of the...
  11. Latest news from the Atlantic Salmon Reserve

    Looks like they're having fun on the ASR. That's what fishermen like to do, eh Justin [McCarthy]. Fish!

    August

    Summer time in the arctic moves at a fantastic pace. We have had a couple of small...
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    Yokanga, (August) Weeks 9 and 10

    Flyfish Yokanga reports:

    Current Week (Week 10)
    Evening of 11 August - Evening 14th August:

    Air Temperature: 12-20℃

    Water Temperature: 10-14 ℃

    Water Height: ...
  13. Re: Salmon fishing film night at BAFTA - tickets available now

    Your £30 will of course be going towards a very good cause, funding NASF's ONGOING efforts to raise the funds to pay compensation to maintain the suspension of salmon commercial netting operations -...
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    Re: Advice needed

    Blew - I agree with Colin B on the Black and Peacock Spider. I used to do well on that throughout the season at Ladybower Reservoir in Derbyshire.
    You can't go far wrong with a black (and green)...
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    Re: Just saying hello

    Steve, But keep posting here too! A belated welcome
    Henry
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    A good editor is the one who beats you to the...

    A good editor is the one who beats you to the above superb FB news story by half an hour by posting it on Fish and Fly when I was just switching on my computer to do likewise. Nice one Paul - and...
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    River Gaula - Week 29

    News from the Norwegian Flyfishers Club:
    http://www.nfc-online.com/gfx/upload/newspic/8dad9d0d8d3d6cd60a600466dc1a093c.jpg?PHPSESSID=q4k266tinuki5edql6keei1n82The fishing on the Gaula has been...
  18. Thread: hi guys.

    by henry_giles
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    Hi Blairl, Welcome to the world of fly-fishing....

    Hi Blairl, Welcome to the world of fly-fishing. First: Where will you be fishing and for what species? I need that information before I can point you further!!!
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    River Gaula (Week 28)

    By the end of last week fishing was hotting up on our Bogen Sondre Beat, and it continued very well for Andre Scholz. He was able to catch and release 3 salmon on his Sunday session up there. Sadly...
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    Skjalfandafljot River

    Skjalfandafljot River has been very good so far this summer with a total of 130 salmon. Anglers that where fishing on Saturday on the Upper east bank got a total of 11 salmon and another 5 salmon on...
  21. Iceland's salmon rivers: rain required!

    That Jetstream has been playing tricks in Iceland as well. Although there the problem is increasingly too little rain which, like last year, is starting to affect the runs of salmon into the rivers....
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    The Great Yorkshire Show

    The Great Yorkshire Show near Harrogate, has had to limit the parking at the show due to the wet ground. People have been advised to use public transport to go to the show and if in private cars to...
  23. Water levels finally coming down on Ireland's Suir

    Like the rest of the British Isles, Ireland has received very heavy rainfalls over the past two months.
    The Suir has finally dropped below 1 meter for the first time in 5 weeks, writes Philip Maher....
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    As Game Fair week dawns there are still concerns...

    As Game Fair week dawns there are still concerns about the site and the viability of the Fair going ahead. The Environment Agency, on Monday July 9th still had 89 flood alerts and 14 flood warnings...
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    Yokanga, Week 4

    Current Week up to
    Wednesday 4 July 2012:

    Air Temperature: 4 - 13 ℃

    Water Temperature: 15 ℃

    Water Height: -21 cms

    Number of rods: 16
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