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 …

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THE PONOI AND UMBA SEASON 2012

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Welcome to The Salmon Junkies’ programs in Ponoi, Umba and Grand Varzuga – the following information will help you get a clear picture of the thrilling Salmon program you have signed up for – a …

In Umba there is always a chance of catching a salmon over 20lbs Every day – Every week – From May until October

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I have been fortunate to fish almost all of the rivers on the Kola Peninsula. For me Umba is “the Jewel of the Crown”. Umba has so many unique advantages, which in my opinion makes …

Affordable June fishing in Umba river – The magical salmon river that will enchant your soul and forever remain in your heart

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Few Salmon Rivers on the Kola Peninsula, or in the world for that matter, have had such a spellbinding and deeply felt effect on Salmon anglers from all over the world. For many of them …

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. …

Greetings from Heinz Pape

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Hey Steffen – Hey Kåre, Thanks for your terrific organization. You guys from Salmon junkies have done an excellent job once again. I really start to understand which unique week I had in Umba in …

The perfect shot

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Success! Finally, after battling through a storm of tiddlers, you hit pay-dirt. You feel the big tug, and as the reel screams you do the Riverside Waltz to corral your adversary. You know you’ve got …

Switch rods – or Baby Spey rods

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[singlepic id=435 w=545 h=auto float=none] There’s been a lot of buzz in the past couple of years about switch rods – lightweight double-handed rods in the 11 to 12 foot range that are designed for …

Santa Claus came late (or early?)

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I just received an awesome new stick for the upcoming season – A G. Loomis 12`½” #7/8 GLX Stinger. Perfect for surface fishing in Umba, and Varzuga The 12`1/2” GLX is A surprisingly powerful 12’6″ …

FISHING UMBA IN AUGUST

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