Not many highlights on the fishing front apart from the fact that some rivers are fishing quite well due to some fresh fish still hitting the system like Ness, Spey and Tay. I also hear that the Nith, Towy and Tyne are fishing pretty good too. Most of the Highland rivers would still benefit from more water and some proper spates to get them fully charged again.
However, on the fly front, one or two flies are standing out for us at the moment. Our new range of Baby Tds are selling like hot cakes with the added option of buying with trebles, doubles and single tube hooks to suit, anglers are really taking advantage of the choice of hook with each fly, you can ofcourse purchase these little beauties without a hook.
The RS Red Alistair seems to be getting better as the season goes on which is no surprise, red/black always scores well as the water cools and Simon Mellard proved this fishing the Tyne last week at Bywell. He was part of a 5 rod party who caught 20 fish for the...Read more
Our long awaited new Baby Tds are now available online and we have for the first time added 6 hook options for each tube so you can order with a hook or without on all 8 new patterns. RS Baby Td Willie Gunns have been one of our top sellers so Ron has expanded the selection to offer a superb and unique range which you can see and order below. This is a stunning selection of tiny and deadly tubes tied to the highest spec and using real Jungle Cock. The range of colours covers the whole season apart from early spring which requires bigger weighted flies. Grab some of these when you have the chance or you may miss out.
As you will see, the hook offering with each tube covers almost every option you need from wee tube trebles to singles which means that you can fish them on any river.
Please let us know if you think that offering the appropriate size of hooks...Read more
RS Red Alistair copper tube, you can buy it right here - http://www.helmsdalecompany.com/rs-red-alistair-pro-choice.html
Tactical salmon anglers know when to switch to the "Red" zone towards the back end of the season, this unique fly selection chosen by Ron will give you a real professional edge and maximise your chances of hooking up. This set of superb flies has it all, from the spanking new breed of tubes featuring the Zelda fly, Frances tungsten bomb and Rs Supersquid Red to long standing most popular flies such as Red Frances, RS Ruby SuperSnaelda and Red Flamethrower. This is the inside track on the best flies built on decades of priceless experience and you cannot get better value than...Read more
The river produced over 30 fish last week plus a sprinkling off the local water. There are still fresh fish running and some very big fresh fish have been spotted jumping for the time of year. The low water conditions are not the best right now but the next spate should bring very good fishing. As usual in these conditions an array of tactics can work, hitching and dibbling with small tubes and doubles would be your best bet at the moment and we have all the killers you need including the tiny tube doubles and trebles required.
Watch out here this week for some stunning new flies and the release of our best ever autumn set, including our favoutite Red Alistair pictured below which is a real fish producer as the season slides into autumn mode.
Check out our gorgeous Blue Elver flies...Read more