The river Tay Perthshire

19 Sep

By Cohn O’Dea – Guideline Ambassador & Head Ghillie Taymount, River Tay. The River Tay and its surroundings, often called The Heart of Scotland, are simply quite stunning during the autumn season.  For those fortunate enough to find themselves submerged within her hypnotic and seductive flows, surrounded by its abundance of breathtaking wildlife and outstanding […]

End of season – start of an adventure

11 Sep

By Kalle Grahn – Guideline Power Team Sweden End of season is the beginning of a new one – it all depends on the way you see things. But for all of us salmon and seatrout junkies its nevertheless a long long wait of dark winter, occasionally endured with flytying, maintenance, movies and talks. But there […]

Riffling hitch – The ace up the sleeve

31 Aug

Text and photos: Helge Dahlen

 – Guideline Power Team Norway. The fly stripes as soon as it hits the water. The current is strong, but the little tube fly with the thread in a hole in the middle of the body surfes well on the waves and makes a good wake. Just as the fly […]

Beginners salmon guide part 2 – Timing

5 Aug

Text & images by Calle Lundqvist Guideline Power Team member Calle Lundqvist here follows up his blog post from earlier this summer with a Part 2 about the importance of Timing. Fish smart and plan your time by the river to get the best chance of hooking into a solid Baltic chrome salmon.  If being by river […]

Carp – European bonefish on the fly

12 Jul

We got some nice images and text from carp angler Jamie Sandford from the UK. Jamie says – ´I started fly fishing for carp here in the U.K. like most using deer hair patterns and various other imitations on the surface some years ago. Through YouTube and various books I took an interest in how […]

Argentina sea run brown trout

3 Feb

Our annual trip to fish the Rio Grande was again upon us,  I had spoken to the guides and to Jim Curry “ GUIDELINE UK “ who had fished the first week on the river and both said that the river was low and clear, even lower than last year but our head guide Federico […]

Iceland; rain, salmon and tiny flies

30 Dec

Text & images by Alex Jardine. This summer has seen exceptionally little rainfall in Iceland, an odd occurrence in a country where the saying goes “if you don’t like the weather just wait five minutes”. The lack of rain has left the salmon rivers steadily dropping throughout the prime July runs, and made me nervous […]