Tuesday, 13 October 2015

3 Salmon From The River Don Today

I was fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time today on the River Don as I managed to land 3 grilse and lose another. As well as this, I had a few offers from fish which didn't hook up unfortunately but I can't complain. I didn't see many fish today but they were certainly in the mood to take a fly. All fish were released safely and quickly.
5lb cock grilse taken on a 3/4" Junction Franc N Snaelda with only my 3rd cast of the morning.
5lb hen grilse taken on a #9 Kitchen Sink Flamethrower during the afternoon..
A nice head shot with the fly wedged in the scissors.
Not a great photo but a small 3lb grilse also taken on a #9 Kitchen Sink Flamethrower.
The fish and the fly in the net.

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