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The most important part of salmon fly fishing is manufacturing good water coverage over the full course of the fishing as that's ultimately what finds you a cooperating salmon! Here's a salmon fisher on the River Tay putting his newly learned salmon fishing movement technique into practice near Dunkeld.
This is early May on the middle River Tay between Pitlochry & Dunkeld which is a renowned salmon fishing hot spot. Look at the perfect blue sky & water and the new leaves starting to appear on the riverside trees. This fine shot was taken from the right hand bank of the March Pool which is a particularly good salmon pool during Springtime.
There's plenty of beautiful salmon fishing water on the the River Tummel in Perthshire. As you can clearly see in this fisher photograph the Tummel is a fairly narrow river and can be easily covered with a 13ft salmon fly rod and shallow wading.
Here's an educated salmon angler displaying perfect 'no disturbance' wading technique while fishing down the right hand bank of the March Pool on Kinnaird. This type of approach will massively assist you chances of hooking salmon and especially close lying fish.
Here's 4 fishing guests testing out their newly acquired fly fishing skills on the River Tummel Mike's Run Pool. Good separation between guests paired with good riverbank movement  between each cast of the fly usually always produces a fish if maintained throughout the fishing day.
This is a great tactical ambush area for briefly stopping running salmon that nose into the deep channel which is located directly across from these 2 salmon anglers. Salmon love to stop here after powering up through the fast water at the neck of The Summer House Pool below.

How To Fish Through a Salmon Pool

How to understand and learn the importance of good riverbank movement which is a largely untaught yet vital skill when fishing for salmon in Scotland.

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How To Fish Through a Salmon Pool

How to Correctly fish through a salmon pool

Not only is it good salmon fishing etiquette to move through a salmon pool fairly quickly and not hold up other salmon fishers because you’re moving too slowly but it also increases your chances significantly of finding a 'taking' salmon on the bigger Scottish rivers. The best movement I’ve personally found is approx 3 feet between each cast which give you good salmon fly swing separation and doesn’t show the salmon too much of your salmon fly. On that note it is important to realise that by showing a salmon too much of your fly you’re actually conditioning the fish to accept the presence of the fly in the pool. To gain the desired reaction from a salmon it is best to give it a fleeting glance of your fly and a good reason to investigate and hopefully intercept it. This 3 foot movement between each cast can be applied when you’re hand lining in after the fly has come to a stationary position in the stream below you or the split second your fly lands on the water after your forward delivery is applied. A good measure to use to achieve this precise fly swing seperation is to look for a riverbed stone or feature directly under the 1st butt ring on your rod and simply move to it between each cast.

Why TO Deploy good water coverage & Salmon Fly Performance Thoughts

On big salmon rivers like the rivers Tay, Spey Dee & Tweed where you’ve big salmon pools to cover it is important that you fish all of the allocated pools for your morning & afternoon fishing session so this type of movement will also help you with maximising your water coverage. One of the other most important thought processes you can have while salmon fishing is actually concentrating on the speed and depth of your fly rather than getting caught up with thoughts about the arial performance of your fly line which seems to be the main focus of the teaching side of salmon fishing these days. Understand that the speed & depth of your salmon fly is another important component of your salmon fishing approach and that a fly can be slowed up with an upstream mend as it's presented to the river (in fast water) or even speeded up with a downstream mend (in slow water) when required. The most successful salmon fishers are all 'fully' tuned into their water coverage and the depth & speed of their fly throughout the entire fishing day. Book a salmon fishing guide in Scotland and learn the above fly control skills plus many others that are vital for success.

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