Swing the Fly Issue 2.4 Spring 2015 - Page 113

Upper Left: Millionaires beat with long and smooth flow conducive to holding Salmon lies.

Lower Left: Modern variants of Atlantic salmon flies used today are tied on smaller double hooks that are designed to hold more firmly in the Atlantic’s softer mouth tissues. This box provides a typical group of flies used on the River Spey, with the “Ally’s Shrimp” being most popular.

Right: Another lovely view of the River Spey