Spring is definitely here, even if the Spring salmon don’t want to play! Flocks of swallows, sand martins and several redshanks moving up the river daily. The first lambs have appeared on the farm and young mallard ducklings (several broods) showing on the river. Numerous birch trees in leaf (two weeks early), gean and blackthorn trees in good blossom. It’s a wonderful time of year, full…
17lbs of fresh sea liced springer caught on Thursday 6th April. After a bashful week, the fish are now biting on the Lower Dess beat. Yay!
It’s almost as good as being here !
An expert Scottish rod caught this splendid fish with a Swallow fly – which looks like this….
Two cracking fish caught in as many days. Have a super close-up look at this 12lb fresh run fish caught on a 2″ Posh Tosh fly – and the great escape! Also a 9lb fish caught on a 2″ Swallow. See this beautiful fly below
A delighted fishing guest after landing this sea-liced 7lb salmon yesterday on a 2″ Kinermoney Killer fly on the Lower Dess beat. An fantastic effort on a day bedevilled by gale force winds. Congratulations!
A BIG thanks to Ed Shepherd Photography for this wonderful aerial review of the Lower Dess beat and estate. www.edshepherdphotography.co.uk
Wednesday 1st February, the official opening of the season on the Lower Dess beat of the river Dee, saw plenty of action with several kelts hooked and landed. No fresh fish caught as yet but it is very early days. Watch this space!