Fishing

Tying a Kursk 2.0 - Tube Fly
Here comes the Kursk fly 2.0 with the new interchangeable head system from MA. Leave 5mm of plastic tubing from the kit free, slide on a head and pierce a hole through the tube with a needle and you are...
Tying a Den Vanliga Mjörk (The Usual Dark) Tube Fly
By now Den Vanliga or The Usual is a well know and much loved pattern but the dark side brother Den Vanliga Mjörk "The Usual Dark" is a huge favourite in the north of Sweden. Not too dissimilar from a...
Tying a Podolsky Tube Fly
Steffen Juhl's Podolsky adapted into a tube fly. This is just a great pattern no questions asked. Put it on, hook a fish and hold on tight. In August 2013, in the same year Nick Steffens friend was killed, Steffen...
Tying a CB Willie Gunn - Tube Fly
Simply deadly, the original Willie Gunn is still a Salmon seductor with every season that passes. The gold body Willie Gunn is arguably the favourite but we really love this copper body willie gunn variant. With or without flash, it's...
Tying a Gunnray Shadow (Sunray + Willie Gunn)
Is it a Raygunn or is it a Gunnray Shadow? What ever it is, it's a Sunray Shadow Willie Gunn love child and it's got a place in our box. Arguably 2 of the top Atlantic and Baltic Salmon patterns...
Secret sauce in salmon fishing
Secret sauce in salmon fishing I love pizza. There isn’t a number of slices that’s never enough. If I had to choose one thing that I would eat the rest of my life, it would definitely be pizza. This one...
Leaders in salmon fishing
Leaders in salmon fishing   Most anglers are super critical about leaders when they are trout fishing but don’t want to go the extra mile when salmon fishing. Are leaders important and what kind of leader set-up you should have...
Lessons learned – adjusting your gameplan (part 2)
Low water – huge size   I love to fish small salmon rivers because many times you can observe the fish and their behavior. Either from fishing or just observing from higher ground you can watch and see if and...
Lessons learned – adjusting your gameplan (part 1)
I have to admit that I was never too analytic of my salmon fishing, more of a go-with-the-flow guy. But things change, especially when you get kids and get to spend way less time at the river. A skilful salmon...
Three single piece of advice for the upcoming season
Finally it’s that time of the year when it’s only a matter of weeks or days when Atlantic salmon season is about to start. Sure, some lucky ones might have already made a few casts in Scotland, but the majority...
Contributor interview – Steffen Juhl
Steffen Juhl, a true salmon junkie, has been running salmon fishing operations in Kola Peninsula for years. You can read Steffen’s quick picks here and read about his flies and approach to salmon fishing in the book.   Quality or...
Contributor interview – Anders Neteland
Last but not least, our last contributor Anders Neteland from Norway answers our quick pick questions. The e-book will be out in a week, looking forward to get it out there. Quality or quantity? Both. If I have to choose I...
Contributor interview – Antti Guttorm
We made difficult set of quick pick questions for everyone contributing for the book. Antti Guttorm is versatile angler, atlantic salmon being for sure one his favourite fish to target. Antti also works as a product manager for Vision Fly Fishing....
Fly-fishing in Iceland
Iceland is a true paradise for salmon anglers. Hundreds of rivers with good number of fish and beautiful scenery. What to expect and how to prepare when going to Iceland? Majority of the rivers in Iceland are small of medium...
Swinging flies or something else?
Swinging flies is probably the most popular method to fish for atlantic salmon. Cast across or bit downstream, and let the current swing your line and fly straight below you. Take couple of steps down and repeat. Easy, relaxing and...
Contributor interview – Miki Äikäs
We made difficult set of quick pick questions for everyone contributing for the book. Miki Äikäs is a full hearted salmon fly fisher and he targets big fish. Here is Mr. Äikäs with his answers. You can read more about...