Three rivers week 37 ending 9th of September 2016

Posted on 18/09/2016

Three rivers week 37 ending 9th of September 2016

Number of Rods: 15 Nationalities: Northern English, Russian, French, Ukraine Number of salmon: 133 Fresh Osenkas: 23, 17, 16, 16, 14 pounds Personal Bests: 9 anglers (Chris T 16 pounds, Chris J 22, Francios 23, Tom 27, John 32, Fabien 28, Sergey 26.5, Yuriy 20, and Leonid 36 pounds) Largest salmon: 18 over 20 pounds including 32 and 36 pounders! Wonderful end to a great season! Except for that one cold rainy windy Wednesday, the conditions for basically perfect all week....

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Kharlovka week 36 2016

Posted on 08/09/2016

Kharlovka week 36 2016

Fantastic Week! Number of Rods: 13 Nationalities: English, Russian, Spanish, Finnish Number of salmon: 131 Fresh Osenkas: 17, 17, and 18 pounds Personal Bests: 5 (Sergey, Alexander, Robin, Olli, Mikhail, Alexey) Largest salmon: 11 over 20 pounds including a 117cm – 36 pounders and 112cm – 30 pounder Last week we had it all! Starting with a sunny warm windy weekend with southern breezes gusting to 50km/hr and temps into the high teens. Thankfully the winds died...

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Kharlovka week 35 2016

Posted on 04/09/2016

Kharlovka week 35 2016

Three Rivers – WhereWiseMenFish Hosted Week The Kharlovka, Litza & Rynda – “Prepare for the Unexpected” By Justin Maxwell Stuart ‘The Mighty Kharlovka’ – Kharlovka Falls on Day 1 At 42 cm on the gauge the river was at a height never before seen for this time of the season The Three Rivers programme which runs over the final three weeks of the season on the Atlantic Salmon Reserve covers the Kharlovka, Litza and Rynda. Sixteen anglers with a huge amount of water to...

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Kharlovka week 32 ending 5th of August 2016

Posted on 17/08/2016

Kharlovka week 32 ending 5th of August 2016

Number of Rods: 14 Nationalities: Russian, English, Scots, Finnish Number of fish: 119 Personal Bests: 3 Largest fish of the week: 35 pounds (by Maxim Illarionov) Average air temperature: 14 C Average water temperature: 13 C One of the most important things for us, here in ASR, is to provide an opportunity and to encourage the younger generation. We are conscious of the need to wet their appetite to fishing and let them understand the importance of a respectful attitude to...

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Kharlovka week 31 ending 29th of July 2016

Posted on 01/08/2016

Kharlovka week 31 ending 29th of July 2016

Number of Rods: 14 (plus French host) Nationalities: French, Swiss, Russian, British Number of fish: 111 Personal Bests: 3 Largest fish of the week: 23 pounds Every season about his time we traditionally welcome our French group back into camp. This time around they joined together with one Swiss, one Brit and a young Russian fishing addict to just make things more interesting. Our friends all eagerly arrived into camp on the first Saturday afternoon to yet more hot sunny...

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Kharlovka week 30 ending 22nd of July 2016

Posted on 28/07/2016

Kharlovka week 30 ending 22nd of July 2016

Last weeks group consisted of 12 Russian friends who all joined together with with brave Brit to make the week international and unforgettable. It should also be noted that 4 of our Russian friends were complete beginners, while another 4 were on their second trip ever. Nevertheless, despite the challenging warm conditions, our latest team bonded together to prove that fishing on the mighty Kharlovka is always enjoyable – landing nearly 100 salmon along the way. It...

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Kharlovka week 29 ending 15th of July 2016

Posted on 20/07/2016

Kharlovka week 29 ending 15th of July 2016

Number of Rods: 12.5 (Alex had to leave half way through the week) Nationalities: Russian, British, Austrian, Swedish. Number of fish: 138 Personal Bests: 2 Largest fish of the week: 2 fish (30 pounds each). How many things in this world may unite people together and make them friends? Here on camp we know at least one and that is SALMON FISHING. Last week the fishing united the British, Austrians, Russians and one Swedish guy. It was not an easy fishing week with more warm...

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Kharlovka week 28 ending 8th of July 2016

Posted on 14/07/2016

Kharlovka week 28 ending 8th of July 2016

Number of Rods: 14 Nationalities: Russian, British, Irish, Swiss, German Record high water temp: 24C Record high air temp: 34C Number of fish: 93 Personal Bests: 2 Largest fish of the week: 29 pounder Arriving into camp with bright sunny skies and record high temps of 30+C and 20+C in the water, it seemed pretty obvious from the very beginning that we would be in for an extra challenging week. Unfortunately the heat wave would continue straight through with the water...

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Kharlovka week 27 ending 1st of July 2016

Posted on 07/07/2016

Kharlovka week 27 ending 1st of July 2016

Last week High summer arrived to the far north coast bringing with it bright blue skies and temps to 30+C in the shade. It all began on the previous Saturday afternoon when Vladimir and his son Vladimir, along with eight more of their good Russian friends, together with Richard from Ireland and Big Andrew from the USA – all landed into camp with perfectly mild temps and dark overcast skies. By the time the sun popped out on Monday night the boys had already noted 52...

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Kharlovka week 26 ending 24th of June 2016

Posted on 28/06/2016

Kharlovka week 26 ending 24th of June 2016

It was another fantastic week here in paradise! Last week we had it all from bright sun and warm temps of 20+C on the first weekend to cool gusts from the north dropping the temps back down into the single digits with fog and rain – then back to perfect partly cloudy skies to finish things off. Despite the inconsistent weather being all over the place again, it didn’t really matter much as the salmon seem to be splashing about everywhere this season. There were...

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Kharlovka week 25 ending 17th of June 2016

Posted on 23/06/2016

Kharlovka week 25 ending 17th of June 2016

It seemed pretty obvious from the moment Jamie paraded off the helicopter in his kilt followed by the rest of team Scotland along with our friends from New Zealand, America, Japan, Austria and England – that we would be in for another actioned packed week with all the silver bells and whistles. The team arrived to bright sunny skies and mild temps in the mid teens over the first weekend before the wind, rain and fog settled in delaying Litza flights on Monday morning....

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Kharlovka week 24 ending 10th of June 2016

Posted on 14/06/2016

Kharlovka week 24 ending 10th of June 2016

Last week was amazing! There were 12 guests from 9 different countries who were mostly returning Kharlovka veterans. The team had to endure absolutely nasty conditions that included super winds from the north gusting to 70km/hr, cold rain sleet and snow with temps of about 3-4C along with rising rivers of 20-25cm which took the level up to 54cm which was 8cm more than we had to start the season 2 weeks ago. In addition, river temps went from a balmy 10C back down to a more...

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Kharlovka week 23 ending 3rd of June 2016

Posted on 06/06/2016

Kharlovka week 23 ending 3rd of June 2016

Springtime on the far northern coast is for believers only – and this season, with some hard work, determination, and a lot of luck, all their dream came true! Please click on any of the pictures to enlarge them. Last Thursday we packed up the helicopters in St. Petersburg with all the secret flies and kit to start the season. We flew 1015km for a total of 7 hours, stopping the first time to rendezvous with our fuel truck on the only highway going north in the middle...

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