The Umba Tiger – By Thorsten Strüben

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Yet another awesome fly from Thorsten – Sure that thing will stir up some Umba whoppers Umba Tiger Butt: Fine oval gold Tinsel Tag.: orange Flatbraid Tail: orange Fluofiber Body: golden Flatbraid Ribbing: medium oval …

Saracione Fly Fishing Reels

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If you are looking for an absolutely gorgeous, exquisitely crafted, highly dependable fly reel, Saracione is where the engineering hits the river. Seriously. Saracione fly reels are fished, preform like champions, and are collected by …

New season

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A new season is finally in the horizon and we are so exited to return to our Salmon Heaven on Kola Peninsula. For 2012 we are preparing a storyboard for 2 new full lengths movies …

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 …

Another deadly Salmon fly from Thorsten Strüeben – The Silver Wilkinson

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Try this awesome fly for the early spring fishing – Or why not for the late fall fishing in Umba? Body: Clear Future Fly Soft Tube 1,8 mm and US Classic Tube Silver in 6 …

Swinging for Hot Chrome

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Swinging for hot chrome – some good advices for the for our many anglers fishing with us this autumn season in Umba Here are some pointers for the upcoming season Cast across and slightly downstream. …

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 …