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About henrygiles

Born to fish forced to work and fish

‘If you don’t like the weather, wait for 10 minutes’

It’s a Faroese saying, I’ve always liked it. It is profound actually. This too shall pass… Excuse the ramblings… Any HSA followers or readers been fishing yet? I know my pal Paul Rouse has been wrestling with River Usk salmon … Continue reading

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Memories

Not long now . .

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Bouglés and a big grayling

Right at the end of last season I briefly (10 seconds) shook hands with a Nith salmon. The reel I was using that day was the one pictured right in this picture, a Bouglé 4in, attached to a ten foot … Continue reading

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Birghams come good

We all have our favourite Tweed beats. Mine, going from the top downstream, are Middle Ettrick, Sprogbank on the upper Tweed proper, Boleside, Bemersyde, Birgham Dub, Lower Birgham and Tillmouth. Anyway I was pleased to see that some early season rod-bending action has … Continue reading

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Big three off the mark

It has been a fairly quiet opening to the Scottish salmon season on the Tay, and the Dee and Tweed kicked off yesterday with odd fish on the Tweed (just a 7lb springer on the Whiteadder posted on Fishpal for … Continue reading

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Video: Atlantic Salmon in Russia on the Belousiha River

Originally posted on The Venturing Angler:
Atlantic Salmon in Belousiha river, Kola. from TFF – Two Fly Fishermen on Vimeo. A new video from Two Fly Fishermen features the pursuit of Belousiha River Altantic salmon in Russia. From the filmmaker:…

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Tay off the mark

An opening day springer on Tayside Continue reading

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