Dear Salmon Junkies

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Follow the Spey Warriors in Junky World 2011. In Umba there is always a chance of catching a salmon over 20lbs. every day – Every week – From May until October. In the six-week period …

“There are many Salmon lodges on Kola – Why should I go to Umba?” We’ll keep things simple and we will give you our top reasons.

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Umba has so many unique advantages, which in our opinion makes it the obvious choice for the dedicated salmon angler looking for high quality accommodation and fishing. And last but not least – at very …

Grand Varzuga – True Salmon Heaven

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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 Vision Cult switch rod – By Jan Delaporte

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I have been managing two ‘camps’ this summer for Salmon Junkies – Acha River Explore and Umba River. It was a great opportunity to test a new switch rod from Vision in Finland, the Cult …

Dear Salmon junkies

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Dear Salmon Junkies – Yet another season is over and what a 2011 season we were blessed with, despite the fact that most of the rivers on Kola this year were down caused by the …

Spey rods swing

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The “Spey” or two-handed fly rod has become the tool of choice for salmon anglers looking to swing flies. Two-handed rods take the drudgery out of swinging flies by minimizing casting effort, maximizing swing time, …

Affordable summer fishing in Umba river

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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 …

The Cascade – Simplicity when it’s best

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Ally’s Cascade salmon fly pattern has caught thousands of fish in recent years and has become one of the most successful flies for Atlantic salmon. Its inventor Ally Gowans tells the story of its beginnings. …

My first Salmon – Umba river

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Hej Steffen, This is my first Atlantic Salmon on a Fly! And what a beauty! 🙂 This funky 14 lbs. took my fly (Red Butt) at Upper Rats and my knees where shakin’ immediately, because …

Snap shots from Snake river and tributaries

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Check out some “Snap shots” from my resent visit the Snake, Clearwater and Grande Ronde river. For thousands of years, these rivers produced an amazing and bountiful subsistence fishery for the Nez Perce and other …