As far as I know there are only 3 spring fish off the mighty river Tay so far and thats it.

But, Another 2 sleeping giants open their waters to salmon anglers this week along with a few others. So we are taking this opportunity to offer you a great season opening deal on a stunning RS salmon fly, our Golden Willie Gunn SuperKrill.

Salmon feed on Krill at sea and their large black eyes are a stand out feature as you can see from the pic below. Ron has added this deadly “black eye” feature to his best selling SuperSnaelda salmon series and now his deadly Golden Willie Gunn Feeler tubes incorporate this striking focal point for salmon to hit. So, why don’t you grab a few to try on our special offer for the big opening weeks ahead. Just £2.99 each and available in 5 sizes, a great deal on a unique fly for 1 week only.

Grab some right here at this great price before we sell out, click here to buy -

RS GWG SuperKrill

The Helmsdale is still very quiet with just a few kelts showing up and bending the odd rod. Conditions are very good so it is only a matter of time before a textbook springer shows up.

We have added a superb new reel to our website, the Vision Hero 10/11 which is great value for money and a solid powerful reel at that, perfect for 14 & 15 ft salmon rods. We are also offering it with one of our super popular Gaelforce lines and Rio backing all set up to make life very easy for you. We will rig it up ready to fish if you require in any Spey or shooting head  line option in the 10/11 range, just take your pick from the drop down box right here -

New Vision Hero reel

The Helmsdale river is well and truly open after the customary first cast and large turnout and the chase for the first fish is on. Conditions have been good with excellent water levels feeding all the large classic spring pools. Kelts have been thin on the ground this year so there is not a lot of action yet but the river is fishing beautufully by all accounts and it is just a matter of time before a lucky angler bumps into a fresh runner.

Our big raffle for the 'salmon season in a box' was drawn on opening day and the winning ticket went to Mr Ian Stewart from Nairn, well done, you are a very lucky boy! The raffle raised £417 from 139 tickets and Mr Stewart has nominated all of the proceeds to go to the Gamekeepers Welfare trust as his charity.

So, the new season is up and running and more rivers will follow on opening around the country and the first springers on view will probably come from the mighty river Tay tomorrow.

It's time to dust down your gear, get that new line on your reel, grab some sparkling big new spring tubeflies, some new razor sharp hooks and get out on the water somewhere soon, there is nothing like it...and you never know, your line may tighten with the ultimate prize for a salmon angler - a spring salmon fresh from the sea!

As usual, we have all the best flies available for you, greatdiscounted fly selections, tube hooks, nylon, Gaelforce salmon lines, tubefly boxes, rod holders, scissor/pliers, sinking tips, wading staffs, fly tying materials and the ultimate salmon weigh nets from Mclean.

Have a look at our homepage link here -  and if you can get past that without grabbing something then I'm sure you will find something else on our site, we have something for everyone, speaking of which, take a look at a snip from Rons tying lately below where you can see a nice mix of flies and styles for orders which just keep coming in....thank you all for your loyal repeat custom and to all our new customers who have found our amazing flies online.

Partnering with for the best salmon fishing holidays in Scotland.

2 legends from the Highlands of Scotland, the Gold Bodied Willie Gunn and Alistair salmon flies combining for the new season, the RS Highlander is ready to seek out springers!

Grab yours right here -

Just to remind you that our big raffle for the "Salmon season in a box" is to be drawn on the Helmsdale river Opening day of the season, 11th January. It is easy to enter, just click the link below and have as many goes as you like to win this amazing boxed selection worth £250 - proceeds to the charity of the winners choice, good luck and tight lines on Opening day if you are lucky enough to be fishing.

Enter raffle here for this incredible box full of Rs flies for just £3.00 -

RS "Salmon season in a box" below with all the flies you need from opening day to the end of the season