Hitched fly/plastic tube

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Cracking watching a salmo take off the surface :cool: good video and a braw fish lefthandup :cool: well done
 

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I remember when I first started fishing for salmon in the days when poly leaders or tips were not around.
We would only ever fish full floaters with a team of sometimes 3 flies usually single hooks (teal and green) was my favourite back then.
Some fantastic takes off the top...I can remember many times seeing the shoulders come out of the surface and the line going tight...magic memories.
No video cameras back then either...and a lot more salmon and sea trout too.
 
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Brilliant method, nice fish, nicely played and well handled

Thanks for sharing

DCH
 

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Great video to capture the take, small plastic tubes would be my go flies for most of the season , it was first shown to me on the Thurso by my ghillie . Since then Ive a box full of them , sometimes they fish just subsurface, other times depending on the flow the the river they will wake across the surface . A great place is the very tail of a pool where the flow picks up and the tube comes around very fast/ waking .
 
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Nice one, I particularly like that you are rarely in the water and mostly fishing from the bank in your vids
 

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Cracking video. Thanks for sharing. That looks like my kind of wee stream. I've been threatening to experiment with hitched flees for years. Really need to give it a go.

Tight lines
Paul


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Unfortunately I don't have photobucket or any host of the like Alan.
Simple 15ml plastic (clear ) and squirrel tail wing if that helps.

Just use the paperclip when you reply to a message and you can put pics straight on to the forum. In fact its one of the best forums for that function. Theres a good thread on it.

Descriptions fine tho in this case. Sounds simple cheers . .:p
 
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Awesome video and nice fish! I reckon this must be the most exciting way to hook a salmon. I was contemplating trying this technique the other day on the Dart where we could see a fish. Just about that time it started to rise and a couple of hrs later it was 2ft higher. Out came the rapala!!...next time though.
 

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Great video!

I have been having a go with hitched tubes myself this year, no success but don't have the confidence to stick at it for very long! What hooks have you been using with the plastic tubes? Is it worth fishing a hitch over deeper water lies??
 

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Great video!

I have been having a go with hitched tubes myself this year, no success but don't have the confidence to stick at it for very long! What hooks have you been using with the plastic tubes? Is it worth fishing a hitch over deeper water lies??

Hi..just pertrige bmd are the hooks...I've had them for years in a few sizes.
I've had salmon on muddlers in my youth but this is the first on the hitch...I'm hoping to go to Norway next year so ill give them a good going over there.
 
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