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  1. Irish Rivers Reports & News
    While it is still a long wait to the 1 April opening now is the time to get out on the river and do a bit of bank work to ensure easy access to the pools. With the legacy of 2 closed periods and the current shortened season many beats have become overgrown with brambles, gorse and small trees...
  2. Picture Gallery
    A lovely stretch of water, perfect for fly and some nice pools. The water was perfect, a bit of height and nice visibility. Saw a couple of salmon jump and my mate lost a seatrout that was about 3 lb, which was very fresh and totally bright silver! I blanked, but it was not through lack of...
  3. Rookies Corner
    Looking for a bit of advice on targeting slow moving pools on the fly. Is this something better done with a single hander and fished like you would a still water for stockies? Sorry if it's a bit silly just unsure how to fish them as the currents not really moving your fly and i can't really...
  4. General Board
    Do salmon take a fly when running or only when resting in pools in between
  5. Picture Gallery
    Nice Bar of silver off the Rheidol tonight! Not big into spinning but only had half an hour to flick through the pools near my house in Capel Bangor. Not big, about 4lbs, but very welcome! Happy days
  6. Patterns for other species
    A few for sea trout in the tidal pools,....
  7. General Board
    I've known for some years now that the level of my river was dropping. Even before the devastating flood in the summer of 2017, the river seemed to be getting lower every summer. Last year, the year after the flood, the river had to be learnt from scratch again for fishing. Every pool had...
  8. Off Topic Lounge
    To what extent did Storm Frank permanently ruin the Salmon Fishing in Scotland? I've just got back from 3 fishless days on the River Dee where I heard anglers blaming Storm Frank for the ruination of the Salmon Fishing on that part of the river.A lack of fish and pools permanently changed by the...
  9. General Board
    Hi everyone, I was just wondering if anyone knew whether or not it's possible to source salmon pool/beat maps by the artist W N Bewick Ginty? I know there were a couple on eBay at the end of last year but I can't seem to find anywhere that sells them. Is it a case of there were only a couple of...
  10. Northern European Style Patterns
    One from tonight This one is designed to blend in with the water colour in a couple of deep green pools with overhanging trees
  11. General Board
    Well with this deluge of snow up in the hills, it should give us longer periods of decent water, well into the spring. Might be some big water and some changing pools when all this lot starts its thaw. Not seen this much for loooong while.
  12. Rookies Corner
    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...
  13. Picture Gallery
    Time was this was one of the really well known pools. I wonder if it still is? Fq
  14. Picture Gallery
    Time to turn the tables Loxie! Clue is that it is the summer of 2012 and this is one of the most productive pools on this river.
  15. Picture Gallery
    Well done .
  16. General Board
    Over the last maybe 20 years, I have fished with the same 2 or 3 guys who are good fishers. On our latest trip we discussed the fact that generally I catch more salmon than the others but of a lower average weight. It was suggested that I caught more smaller fish as my technique is to fish pools...
  17. General Board
    I have booked a day on the Halleaths beat on the Annan. As it's my first trip to this beat and would appreciate any advise/tips on pools and lies etc cheers in advance kf
  18. General Board
    Hi folks Does anybody on here fish the sea pools of the bush mills river?
  19. Rookies Corner
    I've heard prawn can be very effective for salmon, any tips on how to present and fish prawn in small pools? Under a float? Thanks in advance for any help
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