Monthly Archives: June 2010

Some chunky salmon

Here are some nice salmon taken recently on the Gaula. Yngwe L., according to, has been catching his stamp of big fish at the rate of one a day, on his big Japanese-designed rod (16 ft plus). Then Manfred … Continue reading


Forty-seven pounder

Or rather, 47.2 lb, caught on the River Gaula on a lower beat in the last few days. Factoring in the above monster, the biggest ten fish caught on the Gaula since June 1 come up with an average weight … Continue reading


Big Sky in Norway

I like this picture, so I thought I’d post it. I’ll get some more fishing news up shortly, I know there’s been a big flood on the Gaula, but the fishing is starting to look seriously good there, with B-I-G … Continue reading

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Tough in the north

Well, those famous big fish northern Kola rivers have been opening their seasons in Russia. The Yokanga, for example, is nearing the end of its first week. And it makes you realise how different the fishing is there to the … Continue reading

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A Fenland sunset

I took this picture about ten days ago on an evening wander down to the far corner of our meadow. The drain is the Soham Lode and it has a fair few coarse fish in it, including some quite big … Continue reading

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Post-modern life

This was England’s first World Cup game against USA for myself and a group of lads and ladettes to whom I am related as we watched in a bar in Warsaw on Saturday. A flickering Polish telly screen bearing the … Continue reading

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Last word at Greenbank

I’ve taken a break from watching Uruguay 0, France 0 (70th minute, is it?) on the little kitchen telly here at home to blog. I’m off to Poland for a family wedding until Monday pm so am taking this opportunity. Just to … Continue reading

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