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 …

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 …

10 % discount for Salmon Junkies guests on Hilton Helsinki-Vantaa Airport Hotel

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Hotel in Helsinki – Salmon Junkies recommends the Hilton Helsinki-Vantaa Airport Hotel Salmon Junkies guest now get a 10% discount on best available rates.  To get the 10% discount you will need a special code …

Hairy Butt

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Last week I received a letter from a dedicated Salmon angler in Murmansk. In the letter he told me, that last year he caught 30 big Salmon on a fly pattern he found on Salmon …

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 …

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” – However let us try to keep it simple, and start here. TAPER A good rule …

Ponoi, Grand Varzuga and Umba 2012 – countdown for a new season in Salmon Heaven

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IMPORTANT VISA INFORMATION To obtain a Russian Tourist Visa you will need an invitation letter – Salmon Junkies will email your invitation letter during the month of April. For our Umba autumn program you will …

Chrome Winter Steelheads in Oregon

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We just got back from Oregon – Long story short. Our trip was a look into the most awesome Skagit community. However, it was also fancy Donuts. A very charming company together with some of …

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 …