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It's time to sort your gear and head out in search of a big springer.... It's time to sort your gear and head out in search of a big springer....

It's time to dust off those double-handed rods, pull on the waders and head out in search of some silver...

 

 

 
     
 
Tackle Up for the 2016 Spring Salmon Season
 
For many of us it is the most exciting period in the salmon angling calendar as the rivers begin to open up again and we finally get the chance to dust off our tackle, pull the waders back on and get out there in search of one of the greatest prizes in fishing – a big springer!

It’s the end of the planning, the anticipation is at fever pitch as you wait for that first pull and a glimpse of a deep, silver flank… To make sure you get your season off to a great start Fish&Fly and the Sportfish team have selected the top gear you need to make those early trips a resounding success and salmon fishing guru, Tom Festing, is here to pass on his advice and top tips.

It may be cold outside but it’s time to get out there and start chasing some silver!
 
BROWSE DANNY & TOM'S SELECTED SALMON TACKLE »
 
Spring Salmon Season Tackle
 
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THE EXPERTS' FEATURED SPRING SALMON TACKLE

It's the dawn of a new salmon season, so now is the time to sort your tackle out for the months ahead. We've pulled together our favourite tackle choices on our spring salmon tackle page, plus here are 9 of Tom's top recommendations.
Sage Method Double Handed Fly Rod Lamson Litespeed IV Fly Reel RIO Scandi VersiTip Kit
Sage Method Double Handed Fly Rod
Sage 6000 Series Fly Reel
RIO Scandi VersiTip Ready-To-Go Kit
  Price from
£769.00
Buy Sage Method Double Handed Fly Rod
  Price from
£499.00
Buy Sage 6000 Series Fly Reel
  Price
£99.99
Buy RIO Scandi VersiTip Kit
     
Fulling Mill Temple Dogs Fly Set Seaguar Ace Hard Fluorocarbon Tippet Sharpes Spey Wading Staff
Fulling Mill Temple Dogs Fly Set
Seaguar Ace Hard Fluorocarbon Tippet
Sharpes Spey Wading Staff
  Price
£29.50
Buy Fulling Mill Temple Dogs Fly Set
  Price from
£12.99
Buy Seaguar Ace Hard Fluorocarbon Tippet
  Price
£54.00
Buy Sharpes Spey Wading Staff
     
Simms G4 Pro Stockingfoot Waders Simms Guide Heavyweight Fleece Bib Snowbee Soft Neoprene Gloves
Simms G4 Pro Stockingfoot Waders
Simms Guide Heavy Fleece Bib
Snowbee Soft Neoprene Gloves
  Price
£699.00
Buy Simms G4 Pro Stockingfoot Waders
  Price
£89.00
Buy Simms Guide Heavyweight Fleece Bib
  Price
£29.99
Buy Snowbee Soft Neoprene Gloves
     
 
 
The Sportfish Post
In Search of a Stunning 2016 Spring Salmon!
READ: In Search of a Stunning 2016 Spring Salmon
Sportfish Tuition Manager and seasoned salmon angler, Tom Festing takes a look at the most exciting time in the salmon angling calendar – spring!
READ: In Search of a Stunning 2016 Spring Salmon
READ: In Search of a Stunning 2016 Spring Salmon   READ: In Search of a Stunning 2016 Spring Salmon
 
Spey Casting Clinic
2-Day Spey Casting Course on the Towy

Available dates: 22nd and 23rd April 2016 or 17th and 18th June 2016 (students can choose either 1 or 2 days' tuition)

Price: £149 per person, per day (8 rods per day and 2 instructors)

The aim of the course is to help anglers become more efficient with the casting element of double handed fishing – but there is the chance of making a fantastic catch! You’ll leave the weekend with a wealth of new information and a better understanding of Spey casting.

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