Fishing Insurance From FishPal

FishpalBuilding on the success of their market leading “Cancellation and Fishing Disruption Insurance”, FishPal has re-launched its popular fishing insurance to the angling community. Continue reading

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Perfect Fairy Tale

28081736_10209862862281722_579011527_oGarry fished the Forth and Teith for many years and then a few years ago decided to call it a day fishing the Stirling Council Fisheries.

This year with the new and exciting pricing structure of a years fishing permit for only £200 Garry was enticed to try fish the river again.  In the many years that Garry has fished with the river, this is his first ever springer from the Teith! Continue reading

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River Sog With FishIceland

Home of many 20-pounders, the Sog River is recognized as one of the finest Atlantic salmon rivers in Iceland. Sog is the largest spring fed river in Iceland and is renowned for its amazing bird-life, beautiful surroundings and high percentage of multi-sea-winter salmon. Sog has a very good stock of Arctic char and every year char of size 5-6 pounds are caught. Sog river is only 65 km east from our lovely capital Reykjavik.
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Blackwater Opening 2018

27355900_10215094958511181_1525352332546089633_o-1Opening Day – Thursday 1st February

FishPal’s Joe Early visited Blackwater Salmon Fishery, manged by renowned spey caster Glenda Powell for the opening of the Blackwater salmon season. With rain hammering the south west coast of Ireland the previous day, the river itself has swollen to 1.8m, which serially damped prospects for an opening day spring fish as was the case in 2017. Continue reading

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Scale Sample

27983358_1722444287815348_1766257871503080536_oAn interesting fish caught on the River Ness at Dochfour last week demonstrates the complex lifecycle of the Atlantic salmon and how difficult it can be to interpret.
The fish was dark in colour for the time of year, particularly around its head and gill covers, which suggests that it had been in freshwater for some time. The fish was not ‘slender’ as would be expected if it were a ‘kelt’ (a fish that has spawned), nor did it have a soft abdomen as would be expected if it were a ‘baggot’ (female fish which has failed to deposit its eggs). Furthermore, it’s ‘vent’ (tube for depositing eggs) was not Continue reading

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Salmon fly Brooches

Needing something to lift that outfit or bring you good luck? well Caledonia Flies has a very stylish way of doing so.

via Salmon Brooches — Caledonia Flies

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Spey Casting Course

fisingcoursesMeikleour Fishing on the River Tay are hosting a one day casting course on Friday 16th March (8.30am-5pm) with Tom Brown. The day is aimed at the complete beginner through to the competent caster wanting a refresher. Continue reading

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Edradynate Fishing River Tay

fullsizeoutput_1742Thomas Kolesinskas of Custom Tied Flies has taken over the lease for salmon and trout fishing on Edradynate Estate. Continue reading

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