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 …

Organizing the fishing

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For Ponoi and Umba 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 lunch. This …

Danish Voodoo fly tier Brian Størup and his Black Sheep – or as he call it – The IKEA Fly

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“IKEA fly” Brian writes, “This fly is only 2cm long. A real killer in low water. It’s an interpretation of the famous Black Sheep. A Swedish friend of mine named it “The IKEA fly” after …

Soon time for the “Big 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, …