Salmon Flies Research Paper

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There are always many interesting discussions about which salmon flies are the right ones. It depends a lot on the conditions, such as the weather, the seasons and the specific location. So what are the best salmon flies? There is no one answer to this question. Salmon flies are so dependent on the conditions in the river. How is the river, the temperature, visibility etc. Someone has good experience with certain patterns, while the same pattern in a different environment might not work at all. An interesting discussion is if an imitation intended for s-island should have eyes or not. So it’s not easy to get any fascination, some use it, others do not, maybe it was not the actual view of the fly (tube) that was the most important thing? It…show more content…
All rules have solid amounts of exceptions … 10 tips about salmon flies 1: Small is good The salmon can often take very small flies. If you see fish in the river, but struggling to make it, it’s often as effective to go down the fly size as up. We have got salmon on flies the size of a match head … 2: Varies depth and speed – not just flies It’s quick to believe it’s the fly pattern that’s wrong if you do not get fish. But so important, it’s often how deep and how fast you fish the fly. A main rule is that you should fish slowly in cold water and fast in hot water. Therefore, in cold river you can throw almost right down the river, and gladly let the fly hang calmly for a while before pulling in a new throw. In warm river you can throw more across the stream and make more speed on the fly. 3: Fish out the cast – and the coal. Let the fly float until the cord is stretched downstream before pulling in a new throw. Remember to give the fortune time to stretch after the cord has stretched. Pull the lanyard slowly. The salmon can easily be taken when you pull the lace. Also fish through the whole balloon. The salmon can stand surprisingly far down the breach, where the ball goes over to the next

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