The proprietor’s fishing experience, with thirty-five years with tackle shops on Speyside, and over five hundred salmon to his own rod, knows the requirements of the keen salmon and trout fisherman.

Evolution of the salmon fly was fairly static up until the latter half of the nineteenth century. Salmon flies were traditionally made from feathers obtained locally from Heron and local duck feathers. However, with the Victorians travelling the world, exotic feathers from all parts of the world became available and introduced into a new breed of colourful salmon flies. These fully dressed flies were used extensively for about fifty years.

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