For years we have been told that the return rate for smolts/salmon has fell from 30% to 5% or approx. I for one took them at their word as the 30% figure was quoted and printed numerous times by people who should know.Although i did think the 30% figure seemed a bit on the high side i took...
Having a major clear out of my collection of books
Amazing Fishing Stories by Paul Knight
fishings strangest days by Tom Quinn
The Anglers Retreat by Matt Crampton
Salmon by Arthur Oglesby
Lies damned lies and anglers
Secret Lochs special places all by Bruce Sandison
Right!........ here we go! I think that this may be a dumb question and one that I've been wanting to ask for a while. How do you read a river? How do you know where the runs and the lie's are from just from looking at the river and more importantly where the pools are. I ask this as everybody...
I was wondering what forum members prefer regarding the above title. Does one cover as much of the beat as possible on the assumption covering a lot of water may find a fish that will take the first thing that is offered to it? Alternatively is the focus to cover known lies several times...
The latest post on Just One Week, Spot the Lie, is an instructional tutorial for novices designed to improve water skills in identifying and fishing to lies.
It is deliberately simple and not a lesson in sucking eggs for experts!
In Aberdeen for 5 weeks can anybody recommend where's worth a cast after 5 pm ? Evening permits salmon/sea trout or even just a trout permit to pass the time ! Any help would be welcome ! I'm not expecting anybody to give up there favourite pools / lies etc ...?