Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 2009-2011

Отчеты с кумжевой рыбалки 2011

Posted on 01/10/2011

Отчеты с кумжевой рыбалки 2011

Week 13A. 21-27th August. Second Knee Litza and Dream Kharlovka Ulf Nymoen, Bjørn Hovelsen, Erik Hauge, Tor Nedkvitne, Jon Arild Smevik and Svein Røbergshagen (group leader) We settled camp on SecondKnee, in the best of weather imagineable: a a glowing sun, no wind and temperature just below 20 c. The group, consisting of some really veteran fly fishermen, some with more than 40 years of fly fishing experience, quickly spread out on the shallow rapids and slow, flat pools around camp. A couple of hours of fishing settled the terms; a few caddis hatching but very few fish rising, water temperature of 13 C and exceptional low water. We landed more than ten fish before the approaching august darkness brought us back to camp and chef Ilyas wonderful dinner of soup. A mix of streamers and Streaking Caddis was the patterns to trust this evening and obviously some parts of the river had a surprising concentration of trout. The second day we all went upstream, except for Bjørn. He was staying around camp and had his best fishing day ever, catching eight fish , the biggest 3,8 kg. It all happened in a short strech of the river, and it certainly must have felt like a day in paradise. Bjørn was using all types of patterns, small dries, buggy attractor dries, nymphs and streamers, the fish seemed to bee in the mood for any offer. The five of us spending the day upstream had to do a little more search for the trout, but Jon got it all right by catching six nice trout on dries and streamers. The nice weather continued an we had som fantastic early morning fishing when the sun lifted the fog from the river and raised the temperature from below zero to comfortable t-shirt weather in less than an hour. Bjørn raised the biggest fish on Litza, 4,2 kg, and confirmed the benefists of the experince of a long life in fly fishing. Even in Kola rivers. Kharlovka was a bit more demanding than Litza. The tail of the pools was the place to fish and late evening the best time to put in a full effort. Very few fish was rising and streamer was by far the best method. The Lake at the head of the camp water surprisingly gave up a few nice fish, a place not to be overlooked for groups in the future. As for Litza,, the biggest fish on Kharlovka was 4,2 kg, caught by Svein on the last evenig of fishing.. It certainly felt like a salmon and got stucked two times under big rocks, before safely landed and.released as his biggest trophy from the tundra so far. Thanks to chef Ilya, a true master of the soup. In total we caught 89 fish above 1 kg. Trout week 12B 13th August -20th August At last! After some...

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Отчеты с кумжевой рыбалки 2010

Posted on 01/10/2010

Отчеты с кумжевой рыбалки 2010

Trout report week 8B (14 – 21 August) Scones Kharlovka and Swan Isles Litza Group (from left at picture): Martin Olav Moen (Norway), Erik Nerland (Norway), Tommy Josefsen (Norway), Steinar Simonsen (Norway), Igor (Russia, our guide) and Alf Sollund (Norway – group leader). Another year, another splendid trip to the largest wild brown trout on Earth. This time we started with really nice weather at Scones. But it soon came evident from the clouds that something was cooking. And true enough, the weather turned really fresh and minty with wind in the range of 20m/s and worse. During the first days the temperature dropped from above 20 to around 3 in the air, and from 16 to 6 degrees in the water. The fishing became difficult. Some resorted to fry imitations, other tried to sleep during bad weather. Kudos to Tommy who didn’t sleep, but rather hibernated for days on end. Luckily we had our excellent guide Igor to keep tent standing and provide us with steaming hot soups and heavy-duty food to battle weather. In spite of the rather fresh weather we cached some nice Kharlovka trout, and Martin broke his old record with his first 3,0 kg trout. Once in Swan Isles the weather improved a bit, but we still needed to camp downstream below the small river to get shelter for our tents. We started fishing up around the Isles around the usual camp-site. Due to the foul weather there were little hatches. Even then we managed to get the fish rising to caddies, Alf starting off with a beautiful fish of 3,0 kg. The next day’s continued with both fry imitations and dries. During daytime the trout rose to dries in spite of some wind, water temperature of 6 and air temperatures of around 5 degrees. In the evening the fry imitations (large un-weighted) were most efficient. We also had a couple of noticeably short caddis pupae hatches were the fish took flies on and just above surface. Martin once aging made a personal record with help from Steinar with his unique “shuffle” netting technique. Some of us rounded off with a day in Murmansk were we have found the most beautiful girls one can imagine! Our summary from the trip is that we are lucky to have experienced some tough weather and difficult fishing. It is truly amazing how one can experience large trout rising to dries in any but perfect summer conditions. Two in the group made new personal trout records. We ended up with 48 trout over 1kg on 5 fishermen, and 7 of these of 3kg or larger. Trout report week 5A (24 – 31 July) Big trout Kharlovka and Bush Litza Group: Morten Lafton (Norway), Frank Henning Skaarud (Norway), Frank Tønnesen (Norway), Kjetil Tønnesen (Norway), Thor Oyvind Hagen (Norway) and Johnny Liverød (Group Leader Norway) The journey started without any...

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Отчеты с кумжевой рыбалки 2009

Posted on 01/10/2009

Отчеты с кумжевой рыбалки 2009

Dear Peter, Hope you are well, and that you have good luck with the big ones ! I want to tell you how much I appreciated one of the three best weeks in my lifetime on your rivers. In this I count the world class fishing , your very nice staff at camp and your concern of me having a good time. As usual everything worked out excellent, the arrival, the helicopter deployment, food, change of camp, and then on Saturday back home again. First campsite was the Kharlovka Dreampool, which I have as the best beat on all your rivers. Immediately before landing, I observed very high water level, and some hour later I measured the water temperature, it was only 8 degrees Celsius. I took a nice picture of a flower with my new underwater camera, just to show the high water level. Here we stayed for three days , during these days there was very little activity from the fish, and no hatch at all. Then we where picked up and moved to Litza Running Pool. Very strong winds on the lake upstream camp made it very difficult casting our not so heavy lines, but we still managed to catch some nice brownies first evening. So the next day came with what ? Yes, all the tundra ground was covered with something, it was snow ! This day we had snow-and hail showers all day, but believe it or not, the hatchings started. All of a sudden we had fish in every pool and in the outlets to the lakes, I caught some very nice trout with the biggest 3,4 kg. Even just before we where picked up on Saturday, there was still big trout rising, and I caught one 3-kg:s just some minutes before take off. Flower completely under water, Kharlovka week 27 Stormy weather at Running camp Next weeks first part we had a marvelous fishing on Litza Swan, with very great hatchings all three days. I caught again one 3,4 kg trout, first take the leader broke , some hours later this fish started feeding again, this time I got it in the net, with the first fly in its mouth ! 3,4 kg nice trout, released in good shape Second part of this week , we moved to Kharlovka Dream, so now I was back again ! Now it seemed we made it just right into one of the biggest hatches ever seen ! First look downstream i counted about 40-60 trout rising steadily, only big trout. The first one was caught only some feet outside “ the maria-stone” and summarizing this day we all had caught a lot of nice trout, only on dryflies, like the pictures below. Sedge Imitation This sedge with its green colour on the front is only spotted on the rivers Kharlovka-Litza, and I have tied up...

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