End of season report
The long awaited final Helmsdale fishing report can be summed up as "not a season to remember" - it started badly, did not get much better, peaked 4 weeks late again and faded out quietly.
Hopefully the great success of the NASF will help with numbers as more nets are hung up around the coast, however the cutting edge SALSEA project may determine the best way forward if they find a few clues as to what is happening to fish at sea.
Top rods this season were Kildonan lead by ghillies Martin Grant and Gordon Trail. The key to their success ( I hear ) was fishing a little deeper using Frances & Snaelda flies in Tungsten, copper & conehead versions - the Sunray shadow had a quiet...Read more
End of season report to follow soon
We have great Christmas stocking fillers available now for your fishing friends. Stylish Helmsdale Company pre-packed selection fly boxes are available to purchase on-line...check them out
Published on Saturday 6 October 2007 by Ronald Sutherland