Monster Sea Trout

Well it’s happened again. Sniksfjorden, just a short drive from where I live, has produced yet again another monster sea trout.  Yesterday at 0800 an elated Kim Jarle Haugstad could officially announce a capture of a 18.7lb (9.5kg) Sea Trout (Salmo Trutta) whilst using a lure from the beach. Every year the South of Norway […]

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Arctic Silver 9′ #6 and 9′ #8 Rod Review

PLEASE NOTE: At the time of writing this review (Feb 2014) I had no connection with ArcticSilver at all nor offers from them. In May 2014 I was offered the position of Team Member for ArcticSilver, which I accepted. Just so that there are no misunderstanding. (As of October 2015, I am no longer a […]

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Rugged and Dramatic Skjernøya.

Rugged and dramatic Skjernøy or if you’re going to try and say it in english; Sharenoi. Norway’s most southerly inhabited island and if you ask me, one of the best sea trout spots in the whole of Southern Norway. Not only that, but such a beautifully natural place shaped by the Nordic elements. When people […]

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Sea Trout Every Where!

After months of not so very pleasant weather, the sun came out and the sky revealed it’s beautiful blue colour. The sun in turn warmed up the sea and the sea trout fishing has come alive. Many people have caught nice fish ranging from 2lbs(1kg) upto 9lbs(4kg). This is a beautiful picture of a prime […]

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TEFA seminar – From Fish Dead to Salmon Paradise

Today I had the pleasure of participating in the TEFA seminar. Being able to understand the interactions of flora and fauna at a deeper level is interesting for an old biologist and fishing fanatic. One is never finished learning, and arrangements like these keep my grey matter healthy. On the agenda today were: Surface acidity […]

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Local Fly Casting Training

Yesterday, I had the honor of participating at the local fly casting training to have a little training myself and help out some others. All credit must go to the organizers Trond and Thomas for their continuing work with the younger generations. Well done guys!

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Arctic Silver Innovation – Prototype Testing

When I first heard about a fly rod concept that challenged the rules of the coventional fly rod, I was sceptical. Being the House of Hardy traditionalist, a rod like this was way out of my comfort zone. It wasn’t until I started reading about the ArcticSilver Innovation concept and watching their quality videos that […]

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Saltwater Fly Fishing for sea trout gave a surprise.

The goal was sea trout whilst saltwater fly fishing but my mate hooked up dinner.

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Beautiful Furulunden

Furulunden is Mandal’s beautiful forest set right on the coast.  With it’s population of relatively tame deer, sandy beaches and sea teaming with fish, it’s a perfect area for fisherman and families.  I’ve spent many hours fishing these beaches and rocky outcrops alone, and with family and friends.  With it’s nature and multiple fishing opportunities, […]

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