The main problem that we face in the spring - is a high water level. In a large volume of water is difficult to navigate and find parking salmon. The river changes its nature, salmon chooses way to go up the river and places to stay that are not obvious to us . Most often we have to use tackles that can bring our fly closer to the bottom. Here there are four choices,1. use a heavy line (leader) and a heavy fly -.2. use only heavy line,3. use a heavy fly on a floating line 4. and use special techniques presentations that allow you to omit the fly sink. The correct choice between these options or the right combination determines the success of catching salmon. Given my own experience, I would suggest using a normal fly on a sinking line for use in such areas of the river where we can not confidently know where salmons are staying. . In this case, we have to present the fly over a wide area. This option is suitable for fishing on the broad reach, it allows you to quickly test a large area. Sometimes we find a good place in which salmon attack one after the other. With high water levels cause accumulation of fish in a certain place is not clear to us. But in the summer, we often find in this place - for example - a few individual stones that served as a hiding place for salmon in the spring. If we know in advance about the existence of such anomalies at the bottom, we can greatly narrow down your search and do not waste time fishing in unpromising places of the river. This is the right place to apply the floating line and heavy flies. Floating line facilitates casting and management of fly, and weight allows it to fly down towards the bottom. In this situation, we do not need to check large area, we can focus on fishing in a particular location. If we can apply the casting upstream or casting slack line, we will be able to deep the fly to the desired location. Mending of varying intensity is very useful to achieve the same goal. If you use the upstream mending - fly reduces the speed downstream and an added opportunity to dive deeper. If we do Mending downstream, we make fly to move across with increasing speed. This technique can cause salmon, but more often it is suitable for the first version, in which we have to handle a large area.