Hot weather angling precautions

Weather conditions in 2018 have been extreme, the long cold winter followed quickly by the current extended hot and dry conditions. These conditions are far from ideal for salmon angling and they are also challenging for the fish. Even at the beginning of June river temperatures of 23degrees C (73.4 degrees F) were recorded in some of the lower Spey mainstem loggers. River levels have dropped since then and peak air temperatures have increased, maximum river temperatures may be even higher now. The run of salmon entering the river this year has been low so it is even more important…

Source: Spey Fishery Board – Hot weather angling precautions