Be first in the firing line to greet the celebrated salmon from Yokanga.

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Salmon Junkies will be cooperating closely with the Flyfish Yokanga Group. Yokanga River is the gem of all the northern rivers on the Kola Peninsula. Yokanga equals heavy current, big boulders, tough wading and monster …

Something incredible sexy about the whooshy, swooshy Spey cast

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A long time ago, some smart Scottish people living on the river “Spey,” found they could cast farther, easier and catch more Atlantic Salmon using both hands.
End of the History Lesson! Today: Spey fishing is …

A word or two from Illtyd Griffiths – Long time Umba lover and Spey casting Guru in UK.

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“Life is about experiences and in fishing terms Krivetz always seems to provide an unforgettable experience every visit. Last year (2009) I hooked a fish on a sunny morning in Island Pool, it played with …

Salmon Junkies like fishing with spey rods.

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Accuse us of being spey geeks, and you’re right. We’re not shy about the fact that we think two-handed casting is one of the coolest things around. It’s easier to cover the water with a …

Simms goes camo 2011

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Simms new line of clothe – a category of product that is maybe not the most technical but pretty cool nonetheless – camo gear! Does camouflage really matter that much when you’re fishing? Probably not.  Does …

Big Swing with Spey rods

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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, …

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 …