Monthly Archives: June 2012

Friday Photograph

A before-breakfast salmon, a small contribution to the 8,500 caught in the short but record-breaking six-week Varzuga season just ended. I took very few fish photographs this time but just quickly snapped this fella, which took a Ronald Sutherland silver Conehead in … Continue reading

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Nice Gaula sea-trout – and a 25lb salmon

The NFC website update today shows a photo of a nice 5lb sea-trout caught by fly-dresser and creator of sharp and strong salmon fly-hoooks, Ken Sawada. Ken caught his sea-trout the week before last at the Norwegian Flyfishers’ Club beats … Continue reading

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High Noon at Sabacchi

Here’s another post from my 2012 Varzuga visit of a couple of weeks ago but this time I urge you to look through to the Fish and Fly Blog in order to view in addition the video referred to here, which … Continue reading

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Andy Murray’s Gaula 27lber – you could fish there too next month!

The lower beats of the Norwegian Flyfisher’s Club have been producing some sensational heavy Norwegian salmon. Scotland’s Andy Murray has been hosting his course out there with Chris Henshaw and caught some of these deep-bodied, powerful fish last week. I … Continue reading

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Best morning ever? Good anyway

Actually there were two of them. Best mornings ever. And as to whether they really were my best two fishing mornings ever – who knows? They certainly felt like that at the time. I woke up last Wednesday morning (not … Continue reading

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Back from the Kola!

I don’t know what you are all doing this Saturday evening but I’m on the train to Ely on the last leg of a journey that started at 5.15am UK time 60 miles south of the Arctic Circle. I said … Continue reading

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