Monthly Archives: August 2012

Old School angling!

Fishing fashion has come a long way since the days of the English salmon lords but I like this photo, spotted at the Kotsoy stores as we went to fish the Bogen Sondre beat yesterday.. Fishing: still a muted last … Continue reading

| Leave a comment

Day 4, Lost one!

Had an early start on the NFC’s Renna pool this morning and at 7.30 hooked, played and … lost (!) a lovely 8-10 lb fresh salmon. It had showed a flank three times, it was tired, then it went on … Continue reading

| Leave a comment

Tilseth’s new rod rack

Some things don’t change. Like the great experience of being out here fishing NFC Gaula again. But one new arrival is this rather swish rod rack outside the house. As for the salmon: where are they? I would really like … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Friday photo

On the road in the Gaula valley (2 weeks ago). I return on Sunday. The fishing could be tough, but it’s salmon fishing and hope springs eternal. I’ll update progress so watch this space.

| Leave a comment

Camp Greenland

Arni Baldursson’s new camp in Greenland is taking shape. It will be a base for Arctic char fishing and by the looks of Arni’s Facebook photos, a culling of the local reindeer population. Ever since sampling Iceland’s Arctic char fishing … Continue reading

| Leave a comment

Good on the Dee

Varzuga 2012 veteran Greig Thomson with a nice fish caught at Park on the Aberdeenshire Dee recently. For full report by Ken Reid of some great summer fishing on the Fish and Fly home/news page click HERE. Greig has a … Continue reading


Friday photograph

Come on, why not? Here to reprise the HSA Friday photo feature is an unusual shot I took on the Gaula last week of the very spot where I hooked a salmon. Two days after the event, I was leaning … Continue reading

| Leave a comment