Tag Archives: Kola Peninsula

Across the rivers

  So the news keeps coming in. In Scotland the latest update was from the Spey, where fishing has been a little challenging in the warm, dry conditions. Like on other rivers the levels have been dropping like a stone … Continue reading

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Salmon from Kola to the Carse

It was nice to see 187 of you drop by one day recently to view this blog. It made me realise I should be posting some more material so why not choose this first day of the Norwegian season? I … Continue reading

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Up and running on the Kitza

On my Russian fishing trips over the past few years I never went to the Kitza. It is a lower tributary of the Varzuga (almost an estuarial debouchement) and  I would like to go one day but meanwhile here is … Continue reading

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Friday photo

It is around this time of year that I start thinking about fishing, more than usual. I found this photo from the archives which I particularly like. I was fishing Clarke’s up on Middle Varzuga’s top beat on the last afternoon … Continue reading

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Star struck

I was in Farlows on December 10th: last Thursday. It was their pre-Christmas lunchtime/all day extravaganza. I met TMD – Tarquin Millington-Drake, the very same – and Justin McCarthy. The latter, sorry Tarqs, is a legend in salmon fishing and … Continue reading

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Friday photograph

It is around this time of year that I start thinking about fishing, and Russia in particular. I found this photo from the archives which I’ve never published and particularly like. I was fishing Clarke’s up on Middle Varzuga’s top … Continue reading

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Welcome to the post-selfie world

Good afternoon and I hope you are all enjoying this fabulous summer weather here in the UK (before the thunder storms strike tomorrow). There is so much happening in the fishing world just now as the salmon fishing guns up … Continue reading

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