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  1. General Board
    River Findhorn producing some big springers. Pal sent me a picture of a 30lber caught a few days ago and what a cracker , also he has a picture of a 25lber caught on association water . The pic of the 30lber was sent to me via whatts app and i aint got a clue how to get it on here pity as its...
  2. Irish Rivers Reports & News
    Great to hear my first Cuckoo of 2019 this morning at 5.45am. Generally a sign of the arrival of more frequent sightings of springers. Tracking Cuckoos to Africa... and back again | BTO - British Trust for Ornithology
  3. Picture Gallery
    I was starting to think that springers were like unicorns, fictional mythical creatures but for once I was in the right place at the right time. Two of the best looking salmon I have ever caught. The first weighed 22lb and the second 14lb. Caught this week on the Tay at Cargill on a ****ey ******.
  4. Fishing Videos
    Gill Netting the bay at the mouth of the Ballyvarry River (Clydagh) on Lough Cullen .Spring Salmon run this river after leaving The Moy , some head for Pontoon into Lough Conn. This river used to be great for springers early season . The bay has been netted for decades by IFI , I know by...
  5. Picture Gallery
    My first three salmon - ever! Caught at Pitchroy, late May 2018. Weighed in at 9.5lbs, 9.0lbs & 7.0lbs
  6. General Board
    This year in my area (North and South Esk) there is definitely less salmon so far, just as there was less last year from September onwards. The Northie has one of the better counters to confirm. Whats happened, where are they. For my tuppence worth I think 1) Cycles are changing, probably...
  7. General Board
    Exactly that.. do spring salmon produce spring running salmon. More and more fisherman now release springers (while happily killing grilse) because they are so few but what stops these fish producing offspring that stay out at sea for just one year and result in summer running fish? Likely the...
  8. Shrimp Fly Patterns
    Does well for the springers:
  9. English Rivers
    Good luck to all the severn salmon men who grim and bear it all year !! Hopefully this years conditions will favour us into catching some of these great severn springers!! Anybody had a cast out yet ?? Regards oldskoolbray
  10. General Board
    10 springers off the Dee yesterday, decent start on opening day for 2018 season , 1 off the Tweed Junction beat too. Thursday Park 2 L Crathes & W Durris 1 Little Blackhall & Inchmarlo 1 Cairnton & Mid Blackhall 2 L Woodend 2 Commonty 1 Sluie 1 Total: 10 Biggest fish...
  11. Hairwing Fly Patterns
    Nothing new just tying up some early season tubes for the Wye using the classic BLACK ORANGE YELLOW colours (oh and a green erse on this one) Tied on a 30mm copper tube those big Wye Springers won't be able to resist it :rolleyes::rolleyes: (If there are any about this year)
  12. River Dee
    Hi All, I pulled together another video for fishing on Commonty from last week. Overall it was pretty quiet last week - didn't see that many fresh fish - albeit plenty of kelts still in the river. We only picked up the odd kelt before the back-end of the week (Thurs) when Ade and I were lucky...
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