Kharlovka week 24 ending 14th of june 2019

Posted on 20/06/2019

Kharlovka week 24 ending 14th of june 2019

With military exercises affecting the first 2 weeks of the season, along with an unknown number of following weeks, we were especially delighted to see our old friends touch down into the Kharlovka camp! The conditions upon arrival on the opening Saturday were excellent with air temps well into the 20′s which drove water temps up to 10C with a water level of 41cm. The next morning the winds had shifted with cool air temps back down into the low single digits while the...

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Rynda week 24 ending 14th of June 2019

Posted on 19/06/2019

Rynda week 24 ending 14th of June 2019

The spring here at Rynda this year was fast and powerful. Rynda river opened from ice about May 9th and on May 15th there was a pick of spring flood. After that the water level was gradually falling down. When we started our first fishing week on June 8th the conditions were pretty friendly. Water temp was unusually warm +10C and water level quite low for this early spring week. Therefore, our first group of good Rynda friends had most of pools below First Fall fishable. As...

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2018 ASR Salmon Season Summary

Posted on 20/09/2018

2018 ASR Salmon Season Summary

The 2018 has been fascinating with weeks that reminded us both of how special these remarkable rivers can be, but also of how finely balanced nature can be, when the heatwave that swept Europe also visited the Arctic tundra in July. In addition, the vagaries of our unique location also meant that we were briefly but once more reminded that the remote and controlled zone in which our rivers flow has the occasional frustration to go hand in hand with the many advantages that...

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Three rivers report for week 35/36/37 ending 14h of September 2018

Posted on 20/09/2018

Three rivers report for week 35/36/37 ending 14h of September 2018

Three Rivers. Week 35. Low water autumn conditions on the ASR coincided with a decision by the military authorities to conduct exercises within the restricted zone of the Northern Kola Peninsula leaving us with no alternative but to cancel the fishing trips for a number of our foreign guests. Whilst saddened and frustrated to have disappointed old friends in this way, a small number of old Russian friends were still most welcomed as always. It also offered us an unexpected...

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Kharlovka web report for week 32 ending 10th of August 2018

Posted on 15/09/2018

Kharlovka web report for week 32 ending 10th of August 2018

At last! The heat wave finally let up just days before youth team arrived for what would turn out to be a most jolly and productive fishing week. Temps really started to heat up about 10th of July this season which led to an extended period of bright sunny skies and water temps rising over 20C. While the rivers remained at record low levels, thankfully everything cooled back down just before the young lads arrived who were blessed with mild conditions for the week with...

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Rynda week 32 ending 10th of August 2018

Posted on 13/09/2018

Rynda week 32 ending 10th of August 2018

The weather! It changed after a month of hot sunny weather to something more likely you expect at the north coast of the Kola Peninsula! The air temp went down to 10-12C and the water temp responded quickly – reduced from 17C to 12C. The only problem was a very low water. But anyway, this big weather change made fishing life much easier. Now our international team from all over the world was searching for fish with enthusiasm, experimenting with fishing tactic and flies....

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Trout Fishing Report 5c – 2018

Posted on 01/09/2018

Trout Fishing Report 5c – 2018

When we left Sweden, the weather was so hot. It had been over 30°C for over two months and we were anticipating some northern cold. Did we get it? Nooo! We arrived in Pina after travelling for about 36 hours. The feeling when the sound of the helicopter fades out and we’re alone is hard to describe. Freedom! Happiness! Excitement! Expectations! In the group was two rookies and three experienced Kola fishermen. This would absolutely be a week to remember! And we will...

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Rynda week 31 ending 3rd of August 2018

Posted on 29/08/2018

Rynda week 31 ending 3rd of August 2018

The very hot and low water season is the often topic for salmon anglers’ conversations this year. New international French-UK-USA-Swiss team was dealing with the most difficult conditions. The water level reached its absolute minimum this week. Even short rain did not move the level up. Nevertheless, the team did well, trying to find fish in rapids and small pockets. The most productive beat was Saami and down stream. Using all small hitched Sunrays and Golden Killer our...

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