Monday, 31 May 2010

Kinnaird Beat River Tay Spey Casting Tuition

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Here's Garfield Logan from California with an immediate succes with his single Spey cast this morning on the Lower kinnaird beat of the River Tay.

Sunday, 30 May 2010

The River Helmsdale

Here's a good shot of the River Helmsdale this evening taken from the bridge at Kildonan. The Helmsdale is a very prolific highland salmon river especially when lovely water conditions like this oblige.

Friday, 28 May 2010

The Copper Bodied Cascade Salmon Fly

Here's a shoal of one of my favourite salmon fly patterns.

Thursday, 27 May 2010

Junction Pool Lower Kinnaird Beat River Tay

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Here's what I personally regard as one of the most perfect fly fishing pools and salmon holding pools on the River Tay.

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

River Tay Spring Salmon Fight Action

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Jason Liffen V's 13lbs River Tay Spring Salmon. For more information on my salmon fishing guiding service Click here.

13 lbs Spring Salmon Kinnaird Beat River Tay

Here's Jason Liffen on day 3 of his salmon fishing career having just landed a poweful River Tay Spring salmon of 13 lbs from the untouchable Junction Pool of the Lower Kinnaird Beat. Jason's fine Springer came to a size 11 copper bodied cascade of his ghillie's preferred dressing and it just goes to show what is possible when you hire a top quality salmon fishing guide & Speycasting instructor !!!! Both of the Liffen brothers have struck silver on the fly within 72 hours of touching a salmon fly rod. Very well done to both of you and for releasing your first salmon and haste ye both back. For more information on my salmon fishing guiding service Click here.

13lbs River Tay Salmon Released

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Here's Jason's fine Tay Spring salmon regaining her freedom.

Spring Salmon Fight Action 1

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Darren Liffen V's 11 lbs Tay Spring Salmon Kinnaird Beat River Tay

Spring Salmon Fight Action 2

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Darren Liffen V's 11 lbs Tay Spring Salmon Kinnaird Beat River Tay. For more information on my salmon fishing guiding service Click here.

River Tay Spring Salmon Released

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Here's Darren's Spring salmon regaining her freedom.

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Spring Salmon Perfection Kinnaird Beat River Tay

Here's Darren Liffen with an absolute peach of a Spring salmon which he caught on the fly on day 2 of his salmon fishing career. This perfect Tay springer came to a size 11 copper bodied cascade of his ghillie's preferred dressing and was hooked in the Junction Pool of the superb Lower Kinnaird beat. This photograph was taken seconds before Darren released his first ever salmon. Very well done Darren. For more information on my salmon fishing guiding service Click here.

Monday, 24 May 2010

Mike's Run Kinnaird Beat River Tummel

Here's another classic fly fishing pool on the Lower Kinnaird beat. This pool is the very last pool on the Tay tributory River Tummel and immediately downstream is the famous Junction Pool on the River Tay. Both pools belong to the Kinnaird Beat.

Sunday, 23 May 2010

The Double Spey Cast


Here's the double Spey cast being perfectly demonstrated by Euan McAdam of Pitlochry. The awesome fly water he is performing this true Scottish artform cast on is the fabulous Guay Pool on the Lower Kinnaird salmon fishing beat of the River Tay.

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Saturday, 22 May 2010

Salmon Fishing Catering On The River Tay

More and more of my clients are starting to see the practicality of bringing in a professional caterer to provide breakfast, lunch & dinner by the river. This makes for the perfect salmon fishing experience on banks of the River Tay.

Friday, 21 May 2010

Spring Salmon Fishing River Tay


This is the most important kind of rod action to obtain !!!!!!

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Wednesday, 19 May 2010

Big Tay Springer Fight Action 1


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Big Tay Spring Salmon Fight Action 2


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Spring Salmon River Tay


Here's a great shot of Mark Jones with his big River Tay Spring Salmon.

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22 lbs Springer On The Fly


Here's delighted Mark Jones (rhs) with an absolute topper of a 22 lbs Tay Spring salmon that he caught on the fly on day 3 of his new salmon fishing career. This perfect big Tay springer took a size 11 copper bodied cascade in the neck of the outstanding Kindallachan pool on the Lower Kinnaird beat. This fish was promptly returned after a 30 minute exilerating battle. Very well done Mark.

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Tuesday, 18 May 2010

A Day In Paradise On Kinnaird


This has just got to be the most perfect fly water beat on the River Tay. This is the Ash Trees pool which always holds salmon and is a delight to swing a fly through.

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Monday, 17 May 2010

Another Springer Released


Here's another Tay salmon being released.

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Sunday, 16 May 2010

Spring Salmon Released


Here's a short video of one of the releases from earlier in the week.

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Thursday, 13 May 2010

10 lbs Sea Liced Perfection


Here's a great shot of Steve's perfect 10 lbs spring salmon seconds before it's release.

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Salmon Fight Action This Afternoon


Here's Steve Crooks playing his 10 lbs sea-liced fly caught springer at the tail of the AshTrees pool on the outstanding Lower Kinnaird beat this afternoon. Well played Steve.

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13lbs Sea Liced Perfection


Here's John Pott's 13lbs springer seconds before it's release. What a perfect specimen.

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Salmon Fight Footage This Morning


Here's John Pott playing his perfect 13 lbs sea-liced salmon in the Junction Pool of the Lower Kinnaird beat this morning.

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Another Fine Tay Springer Today


Here's Steve Crooks with a fine fly caught sea-liced 10 lbs Spring salmon which he caught in the Ash Trees pool of the outstanding Lower Kinnaird beat.this afternoon.
Steve, John and Ed Pott all landed salmon on the fly within 2 days of starting salmon fishing. Very well done lads !!!

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Spring Salmon From The Tay


Here's John Pott with his first ever salmon which was caught on the fly on John's second ever day salmon fishing. Yet again the fabulous Kinnaird beat of the Tay produces the goods on the fly.

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Wednesday, 12 May 2010

Spring Salmon Action


Here's some fight footage from Ed Pott's fine fly caught Tay springer this afternoon.

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Success On The Fly


After a morning's intensive Speycasting tuition delighted Ed Pott lands his first ever salmon on the fly from the outstanding Fir Trees pool on the Lower Kinnaird beat of the Tay. Exceptionally well done Ed and it just goes to show how deadly the fly is when you know how to present it to the river correctly.

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The New Pool Lower Kinnaird


Here's some more effective Speycasting tuition on the Lower Kinnaird beat of the River Tay.

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Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Spey Casting River Spey


Here's Dr Fritz Seifert throwing a lovely single Speycast on the West Lodge pool of the River Spey this morning.

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The Ash Trees Pool Lower Kinnaird


What a great stretch of the Tay to be throwing a fly on. This pool is one of the very best holding pools that I've ever seen on the Tay.

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Monday, 10 May 2010

Speycasting Courses River Spey

Get taught properly how to Spey cast. I'm running 1 day courses on the River Spey on this Scottish artform cast. I only operate on a 'no success no fee' basis.

Sunday, 9 May 2010

Guay Pool Kinnaird Beat


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Saturday, 8 May 2010

River Tay Spey Casting

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Here's Kate Hodgeson throwing a lovely single Spey cast on the River Tay. The Spey cast is the preferred cast of the majority of UK salmon fly fishers.

Fir Trees Pool Kinnaird Beat River Tay

Here's yet another lovely fly pool on the Lower kinnaird beat of the River Tay