Fishing in Scotland that afternoon

L1100693Fishing in Scotland is somehow magical and, in a way, feels historical. The tough fishing can test the patience to the limits but a salmon there is worth hundreds of fish elsewhere.

It was the last evening shift on the Dee, this time the Park beat. I fished this beautiful pool called the Silverspoon where my father had lost 4 salmon the day before. I walked down this pretty little bank towards the river and the first I see before me is this beautiful tree stretching over the river. I could feel the spring in the air and hope for a salmon to bite as I look over the pool. This is probably one of the most fascinating pools I have fished, one of those pools you just know the fish likes. That feeling of drooling, literally feeling like you are drooling..while thankfully realising you are not.

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The addictive fly fishing in Scotland

IMG_3325There is no place like fishing in Scotland. I have been there almost every year since I was a little kid and it holds a very dear place in my heart. Now I take my 8 year old daughter who has been there every year of her life for a couple of weeks and enjoy watching her create memories.

Fishing in Scotish rivers, such as the Dee, I think is well described as historical. There is something magical about fishing the places where the Spey rods originated in the mid 1800s, and the surroundings are nothing less than spectacular. Read more