Monthly Archives: April 2011

Pure fiction!

I wrote these sketches of fishing types a couple of years back. You may enjoy them. If on the other hand, you recognise yourself here – I mean every word! Vidar Vidar travelled light, a packet of Marlboro, a cellular … Continue reading


Sometimes I shock myself

So how much might one be prepared to splurge on salmon-fishing tackle, if one had the cash to hand? A number is dancing in front of me. Three grand. That’s how much I could happily spend just like that on the following … Continue reading


Forty pounds on a 14-footer

..but not any old 14-footer.. This 40lb salmon caught in Denmark a few days ago was caught on a Hardy Swift Mk II and as an owner of one of these exact same rods, I was pleased to see it. … Continue reading

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