Swinging for Hot Chrome

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Swinging for hot chrome – some good advices for the for our many anglers fishing with us this autumn season in Umba Here are some pointers for the upcoming season Cast across and slightly downstream. …

Minus 21 C. in Umba yesterday – Cool!

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Plus 24 C. in New York yesterday. Today the weather forecast promise plus 16 C. in Denmark. Yesterday morning Minus 21 C. in Umba. Umba Camp Manager Nick reported yesterday, that it is still winter …

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” – However let us try to keep it simple, and start here. TAPER A good rule …

Ponoi, Grand Varzuga and Umba 2012 – countdown for a new season in Salmon Heaven

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IMPORTANT VISA INFORMATION To obtain a Russian Tourist Visa you will need an invitation letter – Salmon Junkies will email your invitation letter during the month of April. For our Umba autumn program you will …

Situation report from Umba

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Our Jedi Warrior and camp manager Nick Podolsky mailed me yesterday a small report from Umba. Plenty of Snow everywhere. Temperatures between Minus 4 C. to Minus 14 C.  The first daylight have appeared after …

Chrome Winter Steelheads in Oregon

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We just got back from Oregon – Long story short. Our trip was a look into the most awesome Skagit community. However, it was also fancy Donuts. A very charming company together with some of …

Ponoi river – Acha river explore program

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Ponoi river – Acha river explore program: The explorative alternative for the challenging guy, who likes a bit of sweat with his salmon! The helicopter will drop of the team with two well trained guides …

Spey rods

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Purchasing a Spey rod in today’s market is not an easy proposition. Each rod manufacturer now produces anywhere from 3 to 23 different Spey rods with varying lengths, line weights and rod actions. With so …

6 open rods left in prime week – Grand Varzuga

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