We had completed our first and second day of fishing for the wild Atlantic salmon on the majestic Grand Cascapedia River and I was skunked. Peter, my husband and fishing partner for this trip, had landed a 15 pounder on a Bomber and lost a large one on a wet fly on day two. Angling can be more challenging in August especially if the water levels are at rock bottom and warm. The salmon seek deeper and cooler waters. I ended both days thinking the scenery was spectacular and most people would give their eye teeth to be in my shoes.
The fly fisher motto also says “there is more to fishing than catching...”  I was still quite content.
The third day was cloudy and cooler than the previous, my favorite fishing weather. We started the day off at Home pool on the Salmon branch which has...

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