Though conditions in Varzuga on the opening day

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Heavy snow and cold weather are what the first groups are facing the first two days in Lower Varzuga. Sunday the river was still rising and there was enough ice coming down to put the …

Salmon Junkies joins the skeleton fish and the G.Loomis team

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Salmon Junkies are very proud to announce we have joined forces with leading company of premium Fly rods – The world famous Loomis rod company from Washington This really is a wonderful opportunity for us …

The first fresh salmons have already been caught – Christopher Robinson report from Varzuga

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There is quite a lot of snow in Varzuga, however it is melting fast and last night the temperature did not drop below 4⁰C, the river continues to rise and although we still have some …

What to Bring? Fishing tackle. Clothes and accessories – The following list may inspire for the upcoming dream trip to Kola

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The weather is very unpredictable on the Kola peninsula, and it can change dramatically within very short time so it will be very sensible to bring both something that will keep you warm and dry …

Rio Skagit Flight

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Skagit lines were originally developed by the steelhead rats of the Pacific north West to get flies in front of fish regardless of environment. These short high power heads have the ability to make a …

Latest report from Umba by Nick Podolsky

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This photo was shot today by Nick Podolsky As you you can see on the two photos Umba river is slowly getting out of its hibernation, and with daily temperature above zero, Umba will be …

Thorsten Strüben – The best Salmon flies available on the market

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In order to be a good Salmon flytyer it means that you have to know one or two things about Salmon. You also have to know what specific flies the salmon likes, depending of the …

Thorsten Strüben’s beautiful interpretation of the one of the most all-round flies ever made – The Willie Gunn

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Butt: fine oval gold Tinsel Tag: fluo orange Flatbraid Tail: orange Fluofiber Body: first half/ golden flatbraid Body: Second half/ old gold dubbing Ribbing: medium oval gold Tinsel Bodyhackle: sunburst and orange hen hackle Wing: …