Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2011

Posted on 30/09/2011

Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2011

Vladimir Rybalchenko’s Address to the Friends of the Atlantic Salmon Reserve Dear Friends, Probably you know already about an important event that took place in the ASR. On 16th June, it was announced at Kharlovka that Peter Power has handed over his camps, famous throughout the world, to me, Vladimir Rybalchenko. It was not a simple decision for me to undertake this responsibility of securing the future of the ASR. It would have been much more comfortable for me to...

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Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2010

Posted on 29/09/2010

Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2010

SEASON SUMMARY to 31st July 2010 TOGETHER WITH EXCITING NEW PLANS FOR 2011 We have just completed nine of the most wonderful and happy weeks in the ASR despite the decline in fish numbers of 15% against our 5 year average to 2009 and the most varied and difficult fishing weather. The reason is that it has been a great year for big multiple sea winter salmon on all the rivers of the ASR. Against 2009 (a great year for total numbers of fish), this season we still managed to...

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Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2009

Posted on 30/09/2009

Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2009

The Kharlovka Report: Friday, 19-Feb-10 “Home for Salmon” London Premiere Last evening was a rather special occasion in the salmon fishing community. From across the globe 600 invited guests gathered together at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in London for the premiere of the film “Home for Salmon”. The event was divided into three sessions from 6:00pm to 1:00am with each screening followed by a drinks reception. Even for Bafta this...

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Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2008

Posted on 28/09/2008

Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2008

Monday, 1-Sep-08 We are delighted to announce the ASR has ended its 11th season with an all time record catch of 4014 salmon. After the unique cold late start the numbers starting picking up from the first of the Summer weeks – and we never looked back! For the season as a whole we were 24% up on 2007. The total number of fish caught in the last 10 weeks was 46% above our 5 year average and 27% for all 16 weeks. The best five great salmon were 47, 41, 37, 35 & 35...

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Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2007

Posted on 28/09/2007

Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2007

It has been an extraordinary season for big fish. With two more weeks to go, the rivers of the ASR have already produced 42 great salmon of 30 lbs plus with the best five at 46, 45.5, 38, 37 & 36 lbs. At Kharlovka & Litza 16.5% of all fish have been over 20 lbs – One for every 6 fish caught!! As you will read below the fresh silver Osenka’s have started to arrive. It is a glorious time to be here on the North Kola Coast. We predict this season will be...

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Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2006

Posted on 28/09/2006

Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2006

Kharlovka News Update: Saturday, 19-Aug-06 We are now up 33% over last year for the season to date. So far this year our three largest fish landed have been at 50+ (125 cm), 43, 41 lbs. and we are expecting more magnificent fish in this range. We have landed 31 over 30 lbs, 189 over 20 lbs and 413 over 15 lbs. Over the last four weeks, starting 22-Jul-06, we have had superb late summer and early autumn fishing. The total catch for this period has been 68% up on last year...

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Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2005

Posted on 28/09/2005

Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2005

Starting with the excitingly high snow pack reports of last winter – to our unseasonably hot early spring, leading to the rapid river run-offs – to our cloudy cool summer days including a record week of rainfall, taking the river up some 41cm – to the normally cold autumn conditions that never quite materialized until the very end – As usual, it has been a season of extremes here above the Arctic Circle. With the last of the crazy weather now behind...

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Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2004

Posted on 28/09/2004

Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2004

Kharlovka Late Summer Review. Saturday, 14-Aug-04 At last – the long Arctic heat wave has finally broken up. While ‘norm’ is a word that really has no relevance at these latitudes, on most years the Russian north coast receives +/- 20 days of high summer. This season however, after an unusually mild winter to start with, the high pressure settled in early and then didn’t go give up until some 6.5 weeks later. For days on end the sun beat down on our...

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Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2003

Posted on 28/09/2003

Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2003

The Kharlovka Report – Final Week ending 13th September 2003 As all good things must end one day we have come to the conclusion of this magical season. Our final gathering of fisherman consisted of 10 lively Norwegians which were split into two groups each enjoying a half week with us in camp. Along with our 5 new American friends who were here for the duration, we had daily average team of 10 rods fishing the beats. After a seasonably cool period last week which...

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Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2002

Posted on 28/09/2002

Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2002

A Magnificent Season Draws to a Close This extraordinary season on the ‘Three Rivers’ draws to a close this week so that the excitement of our continued success is tinged with sadness. The trees are taking on a burnished gold as the tundra introduces swaths of purple and splashes of red. Mushrooms and blueberries abound. It is already dark at 9:00 PM. The ‘Northern Lights’ are starting to play their magic. The swans and geese are flying south and we...

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Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2001

Posted on 28/09/2001

Kharlovka Fishing Reports 2001

Salmon Fishing on the Kharlovka and Eastern Litza by Per Stadigh June on the Kola’s North Coast rivers, like in Norway, is the month ruled by the big and sealiced fish. Nowhere is this truer than on the Kharlovka where fresh run salmon are caught in good numbers already from the ice out. Up north the transition from late winter into early summer is ever so rapid. Here “spring” can be a matter of hours. The bright midnight sun lit nights, full of...

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