NJ2743 : There's always one daft one!

taken 11 months ago, near to Easter Elchies, Moray, Great Britain

There's always one daft one!
There's always one daft one!
Behold the cock salmon in his breeding livery. He may have journeyed from as far afield as Greenland to return to the river of his birth. He will have entered the Spey perhaps months earlier as a "bar of silver" but he has changed. Note the elongation of the lower mandible. This is known as a "kype" and identifies the male of the species. I caught this specimen at 1120am on a fly known as "The Cascade Shrimp". After taking his picture he was released to the energetic waters of his birth. God Speed!
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 September, 2016   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 28 September, 2016
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Primary Subject of Photo
Fishing 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 2769 4395 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:28.8003N 3:12.4532W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 2770 4394
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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