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December 23, 2013

With the bad weather the last few days I have had a chance to put together some videos from this season.  I have plenty of more footage that I will be putting together over the next few weeks. Streamer Fishing This short video is a demo of streamer fishing at Clonanav Fly Fishing. This technique is ideal for fishing in high water conditions. This was the first flood we had on the river in months . With water levels up, both dry fly and nymph fishing can be difficult, so I usually turn to streamer fishing.  The setup used was a Hardy Zenith Sintrix 9ft # 5 rod with a 5wt line.  I usually use a fast sinking line for even higher water conditions, but did not have one with me on this day.  However using a heavy streamer it will still get down to a reasonable depth. Dod Frasers First Salmon Dod fished with us this year in mid September. Dod is a seasoned trout angler but this was his first time fishing for atlantic salmon and a two handed rod and shooting head set up. His casting really came on and on his second day ever with a spey rod he landed a 17lb salmon on the river Blackwater at Fortwilliam Estate Fisheries.  In fact Dods fish was the largest fish landed for the season on the Fortwilliam beats.  

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