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 …

The Pools of Krivetz and Umba River

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WHEN REFERRING TO LEFT AND RIGHT BANK (OR SIDE) OF THE RIVER IT IS ALWAYS LOOKING AT THE RIVER IN THE DOWNSTREAM DIRECTION OF THE WATER FLOW. The walk upstream from Junction pool to the …

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 …

Grand Varzuga 2012

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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 …

Organizing the fishing

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For Ponoi, Umba and Grand Varzuga, Salmon Junkies camp manager will setup a weekly fishing schedule that suits the conditions and actual numbers of guest in camp and usually there will be a mid-day-rotation after …

The famous Jock Scott Salmon fly

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John (Jock) Scott, born Branxfolmes, Rocburgshire in 1817, created this enduring pattern in 1850. The Jock Scott is one of the butterfly patterns of the Victorian era and it is considered a masterpiece in harmony …

Considering world class salmon fishing on the Kola? Fair priced Fishing in Grand Varzuga

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Grand Varzuga One of the last hidden pearls on Kola. Join Salmon Junkies to Grand Varzuga. This charming section of the river will give you access to the most prestigious and remote part of Varzuga, from …

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 …

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 …