Tag Archives: Atlantic salmon fishing

Fall colours coming through

Ever seen a belly flopping beaver and thought it was a fish? Me neither. Continue reading

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It has begun

August bank holiday Monday, the start of autumn. Nearly. That means the start of autumn fishing and with slots lined up at the end of next month and the start of the one after, I have some proper salmon fishing … Continue reading

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A truly extraordinary feat

This news of Paul (still out on a rapidly warming Varzuga) from Jack Selby via Roxtons’ Varzuga blog has captured my imagination in a rather big way: Last night Paul R decided that enough was enough. Inspired by the Bear … Continue reading

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Ready, steady . . gone!

I have been playing around with this date of June 1. Obviously I have to post on ‘the Adventure’ on this day. Not only do the meteorologists flag it as the start of summer, but it is also the start … Continue reading

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‘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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Scotland’s summer bounty

Braewater on the Spey brought good water for fishing friend Christopher this month. Levels fell from 1’6″ to 4″ and in slightly coloured water a cast in Lower Dipple on Thursday with a size 6 Castle Killer brought this nice … Continue reading

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Up and running on the Kitza

On my Russian fishing trips over the past few years I never went to the Kitza. It is a lower tributary of the Varzuga (almost an estuarial debouchement) and  I would like to go one day but meanwhile here is … Continue reading

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