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October

Giftboxes for Christmas

Ronald Sutherland

With only a handfull of rivers still open, thoughts are turning towards Christmas and season 2017. We have lots of cracking fly selection boxes which will please many of your fishing friends. The latest is a set of 4 selections in our best selling "perfect tube fly boxes" These can all be purchased individually as gifts which we can personalise as you see from the pic below. You can also custom any fly selection you want, just let me know what flies you would like and I will set up a selection for you, with or without hooks etc. See our latest selections here - http://www.helmsdalecompany.com/

We also have our

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October

Season ends on a high

Ronald Sutherland

The Helmsdale season had decent ending with around 70 fish reported for the last 5 day week bringing the estimated total to 1200. Not the best and not the worst but 2016 could have been much better if conditions were onside. There seemed to be no shortage of fish after a slow spring which is encouraging for the future, lets hope the spring picks up and the general trend continues. The cessation of costal netting and continual C & R efforts must help in the longterm.

I did not manage a late cast on the Helmsdale but have been lucky enough to pick up a few days on the Spey. The latest was last...

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