Zonkers have become increasingly popular for salmon fishing. Almost all fly patterns with some sort of hair wing may be tied as zonkers. This is a brief introduction to zonkers as well as a step-by-step of a zonker variation of The Usual. Continue reading
The year was 2009. I was a novice, having fished salmon only a couple of weeks in the previous two years. At this time I had no idea how hard it is to lure salmon. Continue reading
Early-June fishing was tough but now it looks like something’s about to happen. The water temperature decreases and more salmon have been seen rising. Both the number of fishermen and the number of catches have increased. The conditions for the upcoming weekend and the next week look very promising. Continue reading
It’s just after eight in the morning as I get back home from my first reconnaissance round, an early-morning fishing trip downtown Byske. Swallows are singing and it’s twenty degrees in the shade.