FISHING UMBA IN AUGUST

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Some of you may have the preconception that August is a summer month, replenished with mosquitoes, subtropical weather and swimming in a lukewarm river. Not so. Being so far north and east the summers on …

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 …

2 open rods in World famous Varzuga river

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Grand Varzuga is a very versatile beat on the Varzuga system fulfilling wishes and dreams of all anglers – the beat is so remote you will feel you have finally come to Salmon heaven! Believe …

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 …

Very sexy Red Butt – By Thorsten Strüben

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Red Butt Variation Butt: Fine oval silver Tinsel Tag : Red Flatbraid Tail: Red Fluofiber Body: first half/ silver Flatbraid – Second half/ peacock ice dubbing Ribbing: medium oval silver Tinsel Bodyhackle: black hackle Wing: …

Saracione Fly Fishing Reels

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If you are looking for an absolutely gorgeous, exquisitely crafted, highly dependable fly reel, Saracione is where the engineering hits the river. Seriously. Saracione fly reels are fished, preform like champions, and are collected by …

Grand Varzuga

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Grand Varzuga – Salmon Junkies have managed to get full exclusivity on a long term lease of more than 30 km of the most attractive and enjoyable salmon fishing on the Kola Peninsula – the …

CHOOSING A SPEY LINE

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There is a mind-boggling array of fly lines on the market – all with different names; “Spey”, “Skagit”, “Scandinavian”, for example. Knowing which one to choose for the two-handed spey rod you have is very …

Last open rods in Grand Varzuga

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The Varzuga river is one of the most famous Atlantic Salmon rivers in the world and is well known for its “unrealistic” fishing. These fish are extremely aggressive taking swung flies on or near the …

“A Salmon fisher’s odyssey”

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“When a fisherman has caught some 500 salmon he think he knows the long and the short of the whole business. With 1500 fish to his rod he begins to be less certain, and by …