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June

24/06/2007

Ronald Sutherland

24/06/2007

Salmon caught last week:

We had a quiet week on the Helmsdale last week with just a few grilse and the odd bigger fish showing up however anglers who targeted sea-trout reported good sport on the upper beats. On the Association water Alexander Cowie hooked and landed a tiny grilse of 1.75lbs in the Well pool, hopefully not the shape of things to come. David Cowie had a good start to his season when on only his second visit he bagged a fine 12lb sea-liced fish in the Sewage pool on a Baby TD, that takes the local tally up to 7 in a disappointing season so far. Enquiries are now piling in from visitors regarding fishing the Association water, please note that visitor tickets now start from the new time of 8am and run until midnight daily, the price remains the same as last year. Dont forget to visit my new fly store to stock up on killer flies - www.helmsdalecompany.com As usual call me at the shop for more details and look out for big UK exclusive in the...

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June

13/06/2007

Ronald Sutherland

13/06/2007

Salmon caught last week:

The first 2 grilse were reported from the river yesterday, both at around 4lbs and in decent condition. Yours truly had No 5 off the Association water on the back of the last 5ft spate, the Willie gunn conehead was responsible and the Flat pool was the location - the fish was sea-liced and weighed 10lbs. Sea-trout are now arriving daily and if the river stays on the low side sport should be good throughout the system. For updated information on how the river is fishing please call me at the shop on 01431821372. Please also note that Association water visitor tickets have been updated recently and slight restrictions have been made to starting times. I have some great new underwater fly shots on www.helmsdale.com so please visit and check out all the great flies available - in particular the new Helmsdale selection which provides the best killers from the past and present. This is a mouthwatering selection of mainly Summer flies...

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