Monthly Archives: June 2013

Midnight quick one

Just before I turn in for the night, a quick post here to draw attention to the ever-fascinating Roxtons Varzuga blog (at Varzuga.com). Out there on the Kola, Roxtons founding director Christopher Robinson is in great form. To a certain … Continue reading

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Griggles

What a difference a week makes. This time last week I was celebrating being on the River Spey and catching my first Spey springer. Today I’m working back on the printing presses of London town. Last week the Spey was … Continue reading

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Well that was good (Spey)

Love the Spey. Hope to come back Have taken lots of photos so will post more here in due course. Anyway it’s obviously fantastic to visit a new river and have some success but most of all thanks to my … Continue reading

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Four! A good first day on the Spey

We caught four fish on the Spey yesterday and I caught my first-ever Spey salmon. Here it is, sea liced & about to be released, and Christopher caught one an hour later in the same spot, both fish 10lb. So … Continue reading

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Varzuga virgins no longer, congrats Phil and Bill!

Fishing friends Phil Jones & Bill Chard have fished with me on the Gaula and my bit of the middle Nith (well Bill has) over the past 2 years but have enjoyed their

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Gaula via GoPro

Excellent to see that the River Gaula’s slow-ish but steady start for the Norwegian Flyfishers Club has become a red letter week for Olivier Plasseraud. The French fly-fisher and journalist really has led the way over the full opening week … Continue reading

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Norway sunset

Coming in to land at Trondheim’s Vaernes airport at 11pm on Friday I was struck by the beauty of the red on the horizon to the north over the fjord. It’s an other- wordly place of beauty and as I … Continue reading

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