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Ron designed these tiny crackers on the back of the huge success of large Temple Dog tubes. The Temple Dog salmon tube was pioneered in Scandanavia and was hugely successful but mostly used in big water, Ron decided that he needed a similar fly for low water summer fishing in the Uk based on popular Uk flies so the Rs Baby Temple Dog was born and it quickly turned into a big favourite for summer fly fishing.

Ron had his best summer season ever fishing these little beauties all over Scotland but word soon got out and now anglers are fishing them everywhere.

This very special deal offers you the full set of 8 for the price of only 6. A superb deal to set you up for the summer season. You can buy the set with or without hooks but you can also of course grab your favourite colour combinations individually from our plastic tube category. These come highly recommended...

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Hi there, the fishing has not improved much but the weather is changing and we are all looking forward to the grilse run building by the week, so, here we have a superb (Buy one get one free) on 3 of our best summer Monkey Patriot doubles. Salmon love chasing these and hitting them from the front so give them a try if you want some explosive action! Cast square and keep up the speed on your fly for best results.

Simply order one and you get one free. order as many as you want and we double up with free Monkey flies. Tight lines and enjoy your free flies.

Here are the monkeys on offer

Solar Monkey, buy here - https://www.helmsdalecompany.com/rs-solar-monkey-double.html

Scandi Monkey, buy here - https://www.helmsdalecompany.com/rs-scandi-monkey-mustad-double.html

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The Helmsdale is simmering right now. there are a few diseased fish around and some drilse entering the river but the fishing is generally not great, many would say "par for the course" in early June. Ghillie Alex Fraser guided his Badanloch team to top rods last week with a hard fought 6 fish for the week. Thankfully the weather has changed and high pressure has moved away giving much better fishing conditions ahead. The fishing should pick up on a weekly basis now and the sea-trout are also gathering pace.

As usual we have all the best flies you need to catch salmon, trout and sea-trout on rivers across the whole Northern hemisphere let alone the Helmsdale so have a good look around our website and grab some of our great flies and superb tactical selections, the latest of which is featired below.

The new Rs Summer SuperSquid deal. You can read all about it...

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The salmon fishing is struggling right now in the sunshine so you need to get on the water early & late to maximise your chances of a hookup. Some nice fish are still being caught all over the uk, some locations have been blessed with rain and for many anglers it is fast approaching the peak of the season.

Luckily enough, we have superb tactical fly selections and a huge range of all the best Summer patterns from micro Park Shrimp and Micro SuperSnaelda to hitch and Sunray tubes and hundreds more. Have a real good look round our website and you will find what you need to lure salmon & sea-trout on any river.

Talking of sea-trout, June is the month when most of these powerful fish start to run most rivers...

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The summer fishing is fast approaching its peak and we have the absolute best ever Helmsdale discounted fly set that you will ever see, read all about it and buy here... but don't let the word Helmsdale put you off, this selection is proven to work everywhere! you can also buy all these flies individually throughout our website.

You are one click away fron buying it right now with boxed, bagged and hook options, Check it out right here - https://www.helmsdalecompany.com/helmsdale-supreme-selection-deal

The latest report from the river is that there have been a few rises in water levels but it is not impressing the fish. Unsettled conditions are putting the fish off a little. The good news is that there are plenty of fish around, the water needs to settle so next week could be good.

We have also upgraded our Classic Helmsdale selection which is smaller than the Supreme...

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Unless you have neen lucky, UK rivers have slowed down due to a lack of rain recently but don’t let that hold you back, small flies and tactical fishing will still give you a great chance of hooking up. We have everything you need to help you stimulate the big May fish entering our rivers right now. Fish Sunrays and hitch tubes for exciting takes on the surface, or, conventional tubes and doubles subsurface. If those do not get a response go deeper with small coneheads and tungsten or copper tubes to get your flies presented right in front of unsuspecting salmon.

Check out our huge range of flies and discounted selections right here which will catch you fish all over the UK, Iceland and Scandinavia - https://www.helmsdalecompany.com/index.php

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May has arrived and we are into some of the most exciting fishing of the season. Rivers will see better runs of salmon and some of them will be very big fish! A great time to get the rod out and fish with some of our deadly salmon flies which we have on a very special "buy 2 get 1 free deal" Its simple, every 2 flies you buy we simply add one for free so get your fly box stocked up for the rest of the season...

Here is one of the favourite May flies on the Spey especially but it fishes great everywhere including Iceland. and don't forget to look at our stunning discounted fly selections. You can start your shopping for free flies right here - https://www.helmsdalecompany.com/index.php

RS Naked Kinermony in 3 sizes, 8. 10 & 12s - grab some right here - https://www.helmsdalecompany.com/rs-naked-kinermony-killer.html

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Many rivers are now finally beginning to see numbers of fish arriving after a slow start to the season. The Helmsdale had its best week by far and fish are now well over the Kildonan falls.

It's the time of year when temperatures can fluctuate dramatically so be prepared to carry a very mixed bag of flies in your box. Tungsten tubes are catching salmon cutting through heavy water at the heads of pools as are size 10 doubles in the glides at the tail of the same pools so be prepared to adapt tactically to water conditions when you fish to max out your chances.

We have everything you need right here at Helmsdale Co so have a good look through our deadly discounted fly sets, and, if you want a 3 + 1 deal on buying flies individually please put "3 + 1" in our comments section when you buy from us and you will get that deal.

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April

Big fish week

The fishing was unsettled last week with the arrival of heavy rain but there were some very big fish caught including a 33 pounder from beat 3 and a 26 pounder off beat 6. The week ahead looks very promising for fishing as the weather is due to settle a little towards the end of the week and there seems to be a decent run of fish in the system now.

Ofcourse, you need good flies to catch them and we have added another 2 great deals to our fly selections for you. Check out the stunning new RS selections below and grab some as they will sell out as usual. Dont forget that you can buy all of the below flies individually too....or give boxed sets to your fishing friends as gifts, they will love them!

See all our exclusive fly deals right here - https://www.helmsdalecompany.com/index.php


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The fishing is struggling everywhere a little right now especially on the Helmsdale with just one fish off Lower Caen beat 1 and a fish over the falls on beat 3 above last week. Low water is not helping but the rain has arrived so hopefully we will all get a boost in water levels in the coming week. Some big fish are being reported off the Spey and Findhorn and certain beats are having decent catches up river but lowewr beats are not seeing much at all generally anywhere, the fish are flying through most rivers.

The season is rattling on but temps still remain on the low side which is nearer to the norm that we have seen recently. Don't drop your weighted tubes and coneheads just yet. we have loads onboard for you to chose from right here - https://www.helmsdalecompany.com/index.php

And here is one of our new RS Summer salmon deals with some serious killers...Naked Kinnermony, Willie Gunn gold body...

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