Thorsten Strüben – The best Salmon flies available on the market

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In order to be a good Salmon flytyer it means that you have to know one or two things about Salmon. You also have to know what specific flies the salmon likes, depending of the …

Grand Varzuga

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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 …

Very sexy Red Butt – By Thorsten Strüben

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Red Butt Variation Butt: Fine oval silver Tinsel Tag : Red Flatbraid Tail: Red Fluofiber Body: first half/ silver Flatbraid – Second half/ peacock ice dubbing Ribbing: medium oval silver Tinsel Bodyhackle: black hackle Wing: …

Grand Varzuga

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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 …

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”, for example. Knowing which one to choose for the two-handed spey rod you have is very …

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 …