Salmon fishing lessons – ideal for beginners
Firstly, salmon fishing lessons in Scotland can be held on many of our great salmon rivers. Firstly, you will learn the various techniques to cast a double hand spey rod. As a result you will learn the roll cast, single spey, double spey and circle-c cast. Moreover you’ll learn when and why to use these casts. Likewise, you’ll learn how to read the river and fish a pool. Lastly, you’ll learn to understand tackle and fly selection.
On the other hand, these courses are not complicated. In fact, they are jargon and fluff free and our instructors will not try to confuse and over complicate things. Accordingly, these courses are ideal for complete beginners. Furthermore, your instructors are highly experienced, having spent their whole lives fishing the rivers in Scotland for salmon. Some hold casting qualifications, whilst other represent the Scotland Team for river fishing.
Lastly, you’ll learn to understand the salmon behaviour during different fishing seasons. Finally learning techniques for different river heights.
Spey casting tuition and learn the art of spin casting
Likewise, we can teach how to spin cast for salmon. You’ll learn about the best tackle to use for salmon and what lures to use. In fact you can mix the day with fly fishing and spin casting lessons. Lastly, how to fish a pool and what type of water to target when spin casting.
Safety when fishing for salmon in Scotland’s rivers
Firstly, your course includes river safety. Therefore, you’ll learn how to wade safely. In addition what safety gear to wear. How to use a PFD and the importance of a wading stick. In addition why you should wear eye protection and a baseball hat.
In addition, we can arrange transport and organise river side lunches to enhance your day,
Furthermore, this is an immersive experience that connects anglers with nature and the rich Scottish fishing heritage.
Summary of Salmon fishing lessons
Learn the life cycle of the salmon and behaviour traits.
Understand the fishing tackle for spey casting and spin fishing.
Various Spey casting techniques.
Basic Spin cast techniques.
Learn about fly line choice and what depth to fish at.
Salmon flies and fly selection.
Understanding wind direction and why to use certain spey casts.
Learn river and wading safety.
How to prepare and dress properly for a day salmon fishing
Understand how to fish a pool and your tactics for success.
Learn river etiquette and how a day on the river works with other guests and the ghillie to consider.
Try to catch a salmon!