This book is the complete guide to spinning for salmon. The author draws on his many years experience of fishing European and North American waters, along with that of fellow spinning-anglers and fish biologists, to cover everything you need to kw about equipment and the art of spinning. It describes what to look for in a good salmon spinning-bait, how its effectiveness is influenced by water clarity and light levels, and how to choose wisely from the wide range of spoons, spinners and plugs available. Tackle set-ups for fishing both flat-line or with dropper weights are given in detail, along with the best kts for tying it all together. How to locate and fish the best salmon on any river under conditions from low to high water and a range of temperatures, and how to use stealth, confidence and persistence to the spinner's advantage are covered. It also provides details of different methods for delivering a lure into a salmon's strike zone in all kinds of water and how to play and land the quarry once hooked. Written in an accessible style and including detailed diagrams and color photographs, as well as an appendix with full details on how to make effective spinning-baits at home, this book is the definitive guide to spinning for salmon.
Gary Webster has been a passionate spinner for over fifty years and fished on both sides of the Atlantic for his favourite quarries; salmon and trout. For the past ten years Gary has lived in northern Sweden, close to prime salmon and sea trout waters. This is his second book on angling; Spin-Fishing for Sea Trout, was published in 2008 by Crowood Press.