Monthly Archives: December 2010

Happy Christmas all

And thanks for following the blog. I’ll crank it up again after Christmas all being well and meanwhile wish you all a good time. This is a shot taken by my wife Chloe of our pond at home. The ducks … Continue reading

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Varzuga echo

I hope this sequence of pics taken in May conveys something of a half hour or so on the Varzuga river. The shots were taken on the opposite bank to Roxtons’ Lower Varzuga camp. At one point ‘our’ helicopter took … Continue reading

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No, this is the Spey

There’s some good salmon action on these shots, taken by Sean Harvey at Ballindalloch on the Spey. And six days before the winter solstice, enjoy that early summer light on the water…

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One day at Bogen Søndre

“Distance becomes an issue; decisions must be made or the fish will empty the reel …” Here’s a gem from the Norwegian Flyfishers Club website. Written by an NFC guide, it describes fishing on the Bogen Søndre beat which can … Continue reading

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Here’s another of Sean’s

This photo by ace photographer Sean Harvey is of the Spey I think. I should love to fish the Spey, maybe it will happen one day. It looks perfect, doesn’t it?

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As cold as Murmansk

Temperatures in deg C this morning: Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK: -7 Murmansk, Kola Peninsula, Russia: -7 Trondheim, Trondelag, Norway: -3 Greenland: -1 Reykjavik, Iceland: +2

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Gaula hot seat

We’ve all been there as salmon fishers, haven’t we? “Fishing? You mean sitting around for hours at a time catching nothing? Pur-leeze! I don’t think I’ve got the patience.” As someone who once put myself on double crutches for 6 … Continue reading

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