Well that was good (Spey)

Love the Spey. Hope to come back

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Have taken lots of photos so will post more here in due course.
Anyway it’s obviously fantastic to visit a new river and have some success but most of all thanks to my comrades in arms of Laggan House for a thoroughly enjoyable 3 days – Vivian, Kay + Mr Welham, (your oysters tonight were magnificent) and Christopher: many thanks.

Thanks to Cathy who emailed me the above photo she took of me fishing Carron pool. Am I posing? It’s perfectly possible. More follows:

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The trusty silver bullet at the Carron Bridge hut. Why photograph a hire car? Who knows, we fishermen are an odd bunch at times but it seemed ‘of the moment’ – and after all it was a good little motor which took me on the 1100 mile round trip..

Meanwhile here are some images of a great mini break with a very good day 1 haul.

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Fishing down Carron Pool – also called Gas by our bank – with Delchapel in the distance.

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Near the same spot, taken on a pre-breakfast walk earlier that day from Laggan House – the lupins in full bloom (ok Sandy?!)

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Host Christopher makes a cast with his light blue Carron line which did the job nicely (see picture below).

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My first-ever Spey salmon swims steadily out into the main flow of the Spey after I released it.

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About henrygiles

Born to fish forced to work and fish
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