user_mobilelogo
03.jpg

salmon bullet For heavy water in the spring or in the summer flood powerful 10-12ft spinning rods with 15-18lb breaking strain are required for trolling and legering baits or spinning rubber-tails, spoons and Rapalas.

salmon bullet This tackle may be scaled down for bait fishing or spinning for grilse and summer salmon using similar techniques.

salmon bullet For fly fishing a 13ft double-handed rod #9 line and a 10ft single-handed rod #7 line will cover most eventualities.

salmon bullet Floating lines are used in summer conditions whilst full-sinking or sink-tip lines may be required in higher or colder water.

salmon bullet In addition the bubble and fly can be deadly in certain conditions and this is fished either using a 10-12ft light-actioned spinning rod or a light double-handed fly rod with a large-spooled spinning reel and light nylon. The Nib and The Alders can be extremely productive with bubble & fly.

salmon bullet For fly patterns the Irish shrimp flies such as the Bann special, Foxford shrimp or Orange and Gold are hard to beat in sizes 8-14 depending on conditions.

salmon bullet Locally tied flies and appropriate lures are available locally.

  • 01
  • 02
  • 03

  • 01
  • 02
  • 03
  • 04
  • 05
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08

  • 02
  • 03
  • 04
  • 05
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08
  • 01

  • 03
  • 04
  • 05
  • 06
  • 07
  • 08
  • 01
  • 02