Tag Archives: salmon fishing

Salmon from Kola to the Carse

It was nice to see 187 of you drop by one day recently to view this blog. It made me realise I should be posting some more material so why not choose this first day of the Norwegian season? I … Continue reading

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Om shanti camellias

From the foothills of the Himalayas. Or rather from my Mum’s garden, this morning. An excitement is the delivery of a MacBook Air this afternoon. This, with a new i-Phone, will encourage me to write books. And finish editing the … Continue reading

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Hats off to Paul

He’s out there on the Kitza, he’s catching fish, he’s posting amusing daily reports on pre-breakfast conditions on the camp board – and he even wore his colourful tea cosy, er hat, yesterday (above). Thanks to Roxtons’ Varzuga blog for … 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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Tay off the mark

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Four years exactly

On September 28 four years ago I fished a pool call Moors on the River Cains (in New Brunswick, Canada). It was a wild and beautiful place and it produced a thumping big salmon that day. That was then and … Continue reading

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