Salmon Flies - Atlantic and Pacific Salmon Patterns
We have for sale in stock a vast range of salmon patterns from Allys Cascade to Hairwings & tube flies. Our flies are designed to catch salmon all year and we ship worldwide. Our dressings range from classic salmon dressings in traditional patterns to ultra modern flies.
Our Essential Salmon Range
Our complete range of Atlantic fly patterns. Our Salmo Salar range includes complete collections; Allys Shrimps; Hairwing Flies; Irish Shrimps; Snakes; Tube Flies; Snaelda; Sunray Shadows and Salmon Dries called Bombers
We deliver all around the world even direct to fishing lodges. We do not believe in the sale of cheap salmon flies but sell a vast range of quality best flies for salmon for any venue you wish to fish at. See the reviews by other fishermen
Many fly fishermen rely on our flies, backed up with our famous customer service, all flies come with our quality guarantee! If you are not sure which are the best fly for salmon at different times of year check our selection colour & size chart below showing colour and size recommended through the the season. See our salmon related blog posts here.
There are lots of types of styles including tube flies, irish shrimps, hair wings, snakes. Each fly type has it's own benefit; for example a tube fly can have much more weight if a copper or brass tubes are used or lighter if nylon tubes are used. Hairwings give lots of movement triggering attacks where an Irish shrimp fly pattern looks like natural shrimp food for salmon.
Fly hook size requirements vary. In the early season size 4 flies with green colours are more successful for salmon fishing. Mid season colours change from yellow patterns to orange colour and as the season progresses the successful flies get smaller. During the height of summer you may be using flies as small as size 16. At the end of the season red dressings work well then finally purple coloured flies at the tail of the season with flies well now in the size 8 range.
Basic Salmon Fishing Techniques
Upstream & Downstream Techniques
Cast your fly across the current and let it swing normally. Keep tracking the fly as it moves downstream slowly descending as it moves downstream. When the fly reaches the end of it's arc, keep the fly fluttering for a few moments as this can often trigger bites.
Alternatively the fly is by casting upstream and letting it sink. As the fly drifts downstream there is no drag from the flyline, basically the fly will sink more rapidly without drag. Using this method you can fish a lot deeper than on the upstream arc casting method. Keep contact with the fly as you need to be ready to set the hook if a fish should strike the fly on the almost slack line! Watch the leader for movement indicating a bite.