Need a basic set of must-have salmon flies to build your fly box? Look no further – we have a killer selection right here! We put together a variety of our top picks that make for excellent allrounders. Take for instance Ake, an awesome pattern that has worked from everywhere in the Nordics to Iceland and even for Argentinian sea trout. Sarvijaakko is reknown as one of the best salmon flies basically throughout Finnmark and Northern Finland. You’ve got hairwings and shrimp flies, bright and dull colors – a complementary selection of the essentials. All in the most common #4-8 hook sizes, which usually work best during the first half of the season. Tight lines!