Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 2014

Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 32B – 2014

Posted on 20/08/2014

Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 32B – 2014

First Knee Litza and Wulfs Lear Kharlovka. Back from another fantastic trip on the Russian tundra with a seasoned team of eager flyfishermen.  We were all well prepared and thought we would know exactly what to expect. But ‘Tundra is Tundra’ and anything can happen☺ Our group consisted of from the top left: Roy Refsnes, Espen Klaesson, Per Martin Johansen, Eivind Hagen (Group Leader), Helge Olsen, Igor and Per Klaesson: We started in First Knee Litza and we got immediately a friendly reminder that we are in the wilderness when a bear ran off just a few hundred meters from camp while the helicopter went in for landing. An exciting start of our adventure to come. We arrived to near perfect conditions with normal water level and river temperature of around 17 degrees. We couldn’t wait to start exploring and rigged camp and rods in a hurry.  That evening we were surprised to only catch tiny trout’s in the 0,1 – 0,2 kilo range. I was a bit worried and it was nothing near what we were expecting. That night Per, Espen and Helge went downstream to search for larger trout’s and the next morning they brought good news having caught several large trout’s. The next day me, Roy and Per Martin went downstream and caught 16 large trout’s.  (First Knee) The rest of the stay in Litza we ending up walking downstream to the lower pools, which held large trout. We also tried to fish in the lake and got a few chars in the 5-700 gram range. In the end we got 50 trout’s in Litza with an average of 1.9 kilo, the biggest being 3.5 kilo. Here is Per with his new personal best and Litza’s biggest, a 3.4 kilo trout in First Knee Litza downstream from home pool: On Tuesday we were picked up and went to Wulf’s Lear, and we were all exciting to see the upper Kharlovka again. We came to Mediterranean conditions with 28 degrees in the air and light breeze from the southwest. The water level was perfect but 20 degrees in the water worried us a bit. We had a good evening session with 8 trout’s up to 4 kilo. It was hard work moving around in bushy Wulf’s Lear in these warm weather conditions but I was well impressed with the energy and the enthusiasm of our team, which also chose only to wear t-shirts – a treat to the Russian mosquitos☺ Helge with a nice Kharlovka trout: On the second day in Wulf’s we caught 22 fish over 1 kilo whereas Per Martin had a fantastic session in one of the tails upstream camp with 3 huge trout’s on 3, 3.8 and 5.5 kilo, all on dry fly! This paved the way forward for utterly optimism on catching more trophy trout’s in Kharlovka. Great to arrive camp after...

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Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 29B – 2014

Posted on 05/08/2014

Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 29B – 2014

First Knee – Wulfs. It is the end of July and I am writing the report about our week on the tundra. It is good to let all the impressions sink in before writing the report. We heard fishing in Liza was slow but Kharlovka delivered. Rumors about monster trout in Scones and trout bonanza in Big Trout. The group this year consisted of 3 how had never been to Kola before and two with tundra experience. Since spring this year was late it looked really good for our week. The Group From left: Igor(Chef),Ivan,Rune,Joakim,Atle,Espen and Kjetil (group leader) As always there are surprises waiting. We landed at First Knee and made camp as quickly as possible. Sun, no wind, perfect water level and 16-17 degrees in the river. It looked too good to be true…And it was. Downstream First Knee – Nice spot The temperature in the air was about 5-8 degrees and there was no hatching except for mosquitoes. We also had wind from the north all the time. Where was the big ones? We caught only small trout(below one kilo) where the big ones usually stands. We tried nymph,streamers,foam flies,caddis…just about everything in the box. Igor kept our spirit up with good food. We had of course some contact with big fish, but it was few. Espen got a nice 1,5 kilo trout, Ivan got a 2,0 kilo trout and Rune a 1,7 kilo trout. Atle had his magic moment at the lake where he got a 2,5 kilo trout and a 2 kilo char in just 30 minutes. In our group this year we had a Russian flyfisher who also was a casting teacher. What a strike of luck for our group. Ivan quickly pointed out our flaws and started working with them. By the end of the week we were casting like champions. Thank you Ivan for the lessons. First Knee by night Tuesday the helicopter came just in time to pick us up before the fog rolled in over First Knee We headed to Wulfs. Conditions were totally different. Water level was perfect (it went down about 20 cm when we were there) and the temperature about 16-17 degrees in the water. Here the trout was present and ready for action. On Wednesday the air temperature vent up dramatically, and we had mayfly and caddis hatches in the day and evening. It was magical and exactly how it should be. The trout started to rise. Rune with a 2,5 kilo trout – happy Atle with 4 kilo tundra trout Trout hugging Espen With 4,2 kilo muscle The Captain with a 4 kilo trout Joakim with one of his 4 kilo trout’s – another trout hugging The Sage Rod broke when handling a 4 kilo Kola trout Ivan with a 5,3 kilo trout – taken in home pool Ivan with his 6,3 kilo trout...

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Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 31A – 2014

Posted on 02/08/2014

Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 31A – 2014

This year’s story from the experienced fly-fishermen (and one newbie) was once again great fishing by catching 63 trout larger than 1 kg (largest 3,9kg) during normal water level conditions at Swan Isles Litza. Again our warmest thanks to Mr. Kola, our guide Luganscky Volodya and the rest at Kharlovka Company and Olga at Pasvikturist. The catches this year was quite evenly distributed and everyone caught beautiful browns worth remembering during the winter days. The group (from left): Alf Sollund (Norway – group leader), Thor Evensen (Norway). Luganscky Volodya (Russia, our guide), Åsmund Lange (Norway), , Erik Nerland (Norway), and Martin Olav Moen (Norway). Uncertainty about fishing conditions We had heard about late spring and cold summer without major hatches from first groups, so we were uncertain about what to expect. However, when we arrived at the camp at Swan Isles at Litza we soon discovered normal water level and conditions. This time we agreed with our guide to camp downwards below the small tributary instead of the normal camp place up at the outlet of the lake. The reason for this was to stay between the Isles and the lower part to avoid long hikes downwards since everyone was eager to return to the pools downwards. Where we found the fish this year Normally we have found minor numbers of trout among the isles and small streams, and huge numbers downwards. This year was opposite. There was many trout in the labyrinths of the small beautiful streams among the isles, and seemingly less downstream. Why this is, we cannot judge. There were no major hatches, so our theories spanned from rare earth minerals to reindeers impaling trout on their antlers. Matching the no-hatch This is what I wrote in 2013 “Note to self after 2013: Tie smaller more realistic patterns and add a lot more swimming pupae in small sizes in a new low-water box”. Therefore, this year our boxes was brimming with small delicate caddis and pupae’s. During our week, the wind changed from strong north to very strong south with still in beginning and end. This is probably why we had almost no hatches and lack of rising trout. The result was that we needed none of our brilliant new patters. What to do then? The solution was as always to dive into our old and proven boxes and to go for larger dry caddies’ fished dead-drift. These are so strong triggers that the trout was fooled repeatedly to rise. Litza, the place to be Litza once again turned out to be a top of the notch places in the world for dry fly fishing the brown trouts.  Our thanks to Kahrlovka company and our excellent guide for once again making the brown trout fishing available. Our guide Luganscky provided reat meals. He is also a experienced trout flyfisher and an excellent guide with in-depth knowledge...

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Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 31B – 2014

Posted on 02/08/2014

Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 31B – 2014

Dream Pool Litza and Big Trout Kharlovka. From Left: Jan, Magnus, Geir, Per, The Trainee,  Numero uno IGOR, Niklas and Erik. Just as all previous trips, this began way back,  when Niklas out of context said: Tredje gongen gildt, or,  third time lucky.  And he was right!! The cold facts: 85 fish with an average stunning weight reaching 2,7kg. But lets move backwards a bit. After all the necessities done with, like booking, hoping, planning, tying, buying, packing,  traveling and hoping, we arrived at Dream Litza with expectations way above the recommended level. It took 57 minutes and 23 seconds, before Niklas  decides to raise both the expectations and a fish, weighing in at 4,2 kilos. There was no way back by then, we where on – big time, literally. Before our first meal in the Lavo, all of us, except Per, ( I’ll get back to him), had landed fish, and no matter the weight, they where all tall. Not so long, but really really tall. Dream Litza shoved us her generosity the next 3 days, and we repaid her by  praising her soul, shape and boulders. She has have to be created by a fly fisher or the Capo de Trucha Capo. We all created memories there, and one of mine was when a thought I saw a tiny insignificant rise on the other side of the middle pool’s tail water. Did a cast – nothing, one more – my Spent Spinner size 14 just disappeared without any drama – until I set the hook. My personal best with a good margin, 4,2 kg and 65 cm. I’ve never been so happy to have a trusted McLean Champ at my side. Niklas got her in the net, we measured and praised her. Then we celebrated the true beauty of friendship and fly fishing with good help of Cigars and Single Malt. Geir is probably the most competent fly fisher I have encountered. During our stay in Litza he caught  no less than 22 trout above 1 kilo, topping it off with a beauty of 3,7 kilo on a Zonker. At Big Trout Geir raised the bar and landed his personell best on the Tundra with a 4,2 kg planke, not to mention he ended up taking almost half of the total for the hole group. Awesome! Erik, being one of the probie’s, clearly shoved that he has been around a few rivers prior our trip.  With 8 fish weighing staggering 2,4 as an average in Litza, we could hardly wait to see what he could do in Big Trout. I’ll get back to him as well. Being moved to Kharlovka was a mixed feeling for most of us I think. Part of me wanted to stay, and at the same time curiosity is a powerful force when talking fly fishing, with one exception – maybe: Magnus. His...

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Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 29A – 2014

Posted on 29/07/2014

Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 29A – 2014

The week of the dryfly We headed for Mystic and Dream K. this year, and the expectations were high! It was a late spring, and a lot of snow up north this year, so we assumed that week 29 would be just about perfect for dry fly activity. And we were right. – 79 brown trouts passing 1 kilo – An average weight of almost 2 kilos – 12 fish between 3 and 3,5 kilos And almost all of them on dry flies. Some say Kola is a streamer’s paradise, but it is actually a dry fly paradise. And a wild, untamed and beautiful one, too. The first approach to the Litza river at the place called Mystic, revealed a bunch of large head & tailers. It was so beautiful that we stood there for a long time and just watched them, and commented the beautiful rises. Here, Rolf Tollefsen (22) took a personal best that first evening. A beautiful fish and a happy flyfisher. (Photo: André Brun) The scenery and light was so beautiful this day, that I decided to take a lot of photos of the other young flyfisher in the group, Mathias Østlie (21). And what a day! Mathias made 4 personal records during the week, and this was one of the coolest situations; difficult spot on the other side of the river, that made the dryfly strip after just a few seconds. But he managed the situation like a pro. (Photo: André Brun) And was rewarded with a 3 kilos beautiful wild brown trout. (Photo: André Brun) Geir Krovoll, a friend of mine who joined me to Kola last year (and is also in for next year) is a really experienced salmon and sea-trout flyfisher, that has taken the brown trout fishing really seriously the past years. (Photo: Rolf Tollefsen) Life’s good! A beautiful trout in the gentle hands of an experienced angler. (Photo: Rolf Tollefsen) Sverre Folldal, an experienced flyfisher who leaves no room for the mere chance. He fished hard, got paid, and clocked in at 3,5 kilos at least a couple of times. His second trip with my group, and a very nice and skilled flyfisher. He has fished mostly in the sea for sea-trout and bass, but his skills are easily converted to brown trout fishing it seems. (Photo: Tom Løkka) Tom Løkka, I have fished together with on some occations during the years, and when he decided to join the group last winter, I was really thrilled. What a nice guy to spend some days with on the tundra! And at 54 years, he has gained a lot of experience throughout the years. He did really well, and the ‘magical 3,5 kilos’ did appear at least a couple of times, if I remember right. (Photo: Sverre Folldal) I got lucky myself. Mystic was a dream come through, with all that rising...

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Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 30B – 2014

Posted on 27/07/2014

Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 30B – 2014

Group: Marius Warnken, Lars Nomme, Trond Torkildsen og Tom Ivar Gullseth. Groupleader: Helge Ringhus. We arrived Running camp in good conditions. Nice weather, and trout rising on sedges and mayfly spinners. The first days were good, and gave us some nice trouts. The largest one  was 3 kg. Last day was very hot with 29 degrees. We caught 33 trouts on Running. It’s a very nice camp, with small streams, a beautiful trout river.   The second part of the week we went to lower part of river Litza, on Second Knee. It’s a very different kind of river from the upperparts, like Sami, Running, Bush and Mystic. Second Knee looks more like a salmon river. Wide, big rocks, but nice to fish. The conditions turn from very hot, to very cold and windy. The group had to work hard every day. There was no rising. Almost every fish we caught was taken on Streaking caddis or Elk Hair caddis. We caught 34 fish on second knee, in difficult conditions. The whole group worked hard from early morning to late evening, never giving up in the wind. Despite the hard conditions we got 34 fish at Second knee. Totally 67 fish, average weight 2.01 kg. 43 of them were over 2 kg, and 4 of them over 3 kg. Igor did his very best with camp and food. He always smiles, and know a lot about fishing. Thank you Igor for nice company during this week. Thanks to the groupmebers for  good company! Thank you to  Kharlovka Company, Kurt and Kai for giving us the opportunities to fish in those beautiful rivers. Hope to see you all next year! Best regards Helge...

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Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 28B – 2014

Posted on 22/07/2014

Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 28B – 2014

We have just come back from an amazing trip to the following camps Big Trout in Kharlovka and Dream Litza.  This year my group consisted of good fishing friends from Norway. All of them had been to Kola before but not to these rivers Here is our group from left: Tommy Lafton, Trond Bentestuen, Glenn Christensen, Igor (Master Chef), Kjetil Johansen, Øyvind Dahl and Tom Tuskin (Group Leader). The group arrived in Murmansk as normal on Friday evening with the bus from Kirkenes and we stayed the night at the Meredian hotel preparing for the week on the Tundra. Expectations were high and we expected a lot of hatching since reports so far had been not too good due to very bad and colod weather. We could already see in Murmansk that spring has just arrived here up in the north and that warm temperatures had not yet come, reports from the groups coming out from the Tundra didn’t bring too good news either regarding fishing conditions. We arrived safely as always with the Helicopter at our first camp in Big Trout Kharlovka in cold weather Saturday evening. Not much happening on the river this first evening so we went early to bed hoping for better weather the next day. Sunday morning the weather had changed into sunny weather and temperature rising above 20 C. Fishing this day turned out to be an amazing experience for us all. 4 out of 6 in the group broke their personal records this day with the biggest at 4 kg caught by Glenn. First day we caught more than 25 fish with an average weight way above 2 kg! The group now really was ready for more, and there was more to come… Monday turned out to be even warmer than the day before with more than 28 degrees in the shadow. Hatching of different insect started in the morning and intensified during the day. In the evening we experienced one of nature’s wonders with an caddis hatch like I’ve never witnessed before! The flies popped out of the water like heavy rain and fish were rising all over the place!! By dinner these evening everyone in the group have now caught trout’s above 3 kg! Øyvind breaking his personal best 3 times already the first 36 hrs, finished the day with a nice trout on 3.3 kg!  Pictures from this evening speak for themselves.  Tuesday continued as Monday with very good fishing, due to fog in the morning the pick for moving to Litza was delayed by one day. Weather this day was a bit colder but the fish didn’t seem to care too much. This day we caught several fish above 3 kg. The highlight was Glenn catching a 4,5 kg that were hooked in the back fin that gave him a fight he will never forget. I also caught...

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Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 28A – 2014

Posted on 12/07/2014

Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 28A – 2014

Scones Kharlovka and Swan Litza. A trout of 7 kg+ on a size 14 dry fly. An energetic search for rising fish in a season that never seemed to be getting started. A leg that was badly injured, making fishing almost impossible for Per and a true sense of friendship among likeminded fishermen. These  were some of the main ingredients of yet another unforgettable week on the tundra, starting 5th of July. From left: Pål Wemåker, Volodya (camp chef), Jon Sigmond, Svein Røbergshagen (group leader), Erik Hauge, Per Bratlie and Tor Nedkvitne Even by the first week of July, the trout season had not really started on the tundra. The insects had been few and far between, and the trout seemed not yet to be distributed from the lakes into the river systems. Among the returning fishermen at the Meridian lobby, we were met by a unison saying: ”Time is here. The hatches will start now and you  will have the fishing of your lifetime”. The expectations were raised for a tremendous kick off, and for sure the tundra rivers really offered some unforgettable experiences. however in a little different way than expected. All in all the conditions at Scones seemed very favourable, the water level was falling, being slightly above normal and the water temps close to 12 degrees. The first night we fished the neck below the camp and the nice water outside of Koian, a short walk upstream. There were no fish rising, but when searching the water with Streking Caddis and Madam X a few fish touched, but no one was landed. Very often the first night on the tundra is a little restless and bringing nervous adjustments  that can yield few fish but higher hopes for the coming day. That night we were all dreaming of a warming sun and hordes of hatching insects. Just as we reached Bjørnenakken the next day, the sky cleared and the sun lifted the fog off the tundra. A few caddis started fluttering on the slow moving water at Bjørnenakken, but there were no fish to be seen. Further downstream we finally got into fish  and for the coming days this area was the place to be. Occasionally a few caddis and some small mayflies  were seen floating the surface in the heat of a glowing sun and even though we did find a few fish rising every day, when reaching the net, they all seemed to have been earned the hard way. The biggest fish of the week was caught by Svein on the first day. It did not give a single sign of its true size or even its feeding preferences, but disposed its position by rising a few times on a neck of a stream connecting two small lakes. It first refused a caddis pattern, but then rose with indiscriminate confidence to a size 14...

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Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 28D – 2014

Posted on 12/07/2014

Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 28D – 2014

Group members: Henning Haugen, Leif Johansen, Bjørn Uno Østli, Otto Werner Eilertsen, Helge Antonsen (gruppeleder). We had a great week at the tundra. The weather has been kind to us, the temperature of the river rose from 7 to 13 degrees in the first two days. It was exciting to try a new destination. It is more than 10 km of river to go fishing in, from the end of Kharlovka Lake and down to the next lake. Desinifisering of equipment in Rynda. Camp was rigged approximately 4 km downstream from Kharlovka Lake. The river has little falls between these lakes. It consists of several long slow flowting sections. Here were also some pike, Leif caught several in the 2 kilo class. We have walked and fished our way through most of the stretch of this river. In many places it is dense bush which also hangs out over the river. Lunch by the river. The remains of a former camp, and even oilcloth on the table and stools ☺ Two of these along the river. Leif with a nice trout. The group’s youngest and most fresh fly fisher man at his first time to Kola cauht the group’s 4.0 kg. Congratulations Henning. Fresh tracks right by the camp. There have been people here before us. Fantastic midnight sun, the full moon was up at the same time. From left:  Wasilli, Helge, Otto, Bjørn Uno, Henning og Leif.   We had a great week, even though we did not hit completely with hatchings. Most of us have set new personal records. Overall it was taken 35 trouts with a weight over 1 kg, the week’s  biggest was 4.0 kg. followed by 3.9 and 3.45 kg. Credit to Kharlovka Company who brought us to these rivers, great service and organization. Hope to be back next summer ☺   Helge...

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Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 26B – 2014

Posted on 12/07/2014

Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 26B – 2014

Trout fishing (Big Trout, Kharlovka – Dream Litza). Members of the group were: Erik Setekleiv. Anders Bergesen,Foad Farhadi, Fariad Farhadi, Edvard Bergene and Kjell Sømme. Our cook was Geena, always smiling and prepare food for us around the clock! The weather was bad the week before we went in on the Tundra with tempratures below freezing, snow, rain and wind ftom the North Pole. And it did not get much better the week we stayed at Big Trout and DreamLitza. We had one day with no hard winds, but from Sunday until Sarurday morning we had the same weather as the groups had in week 25. No fish above 1kg in Big Trout, but we managed to catch 3 fish in Dream before Erik caught a monster trout of 5.5 kg the last night of fishing!! We had some bad luck with the weather, but all members of the group tried to make the best of it, all being exsperieced fihermen or hunters, and all knew that this can happen when you go out on the Tundra in early summer. Still, after having spent about 20 weeks in Kola, I have not seen anything like this. But, believe it or not, all the guys want to go back as soon as possible!!   Kjell Sømme Group leader “No problem keeping the beer cold” “Erik’s magnificent 5,5 kg trout” “From left: Foad, Erik, Kjell,  Anders,  Fariad, Gena (cook/guide) and Edvard, …and it was...

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Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 26A – 2014

Posted on 09/07/2014

Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 26A – 2014

Mystic Litza and Dream Kharlovka The only beautiful day, Mystic Camp. Dressed for the weather The Dream Kharlovka Camp in high water conditions The weather on Saturday when the group arrived was very nice. The first evening at Mystic we saw a few fish rising and one fish above 1 kg was caught. Quite a few small caddis were seen in the air. Sunday was a beautiful day and we caught a few fish above 1 kg and a couple of big ones were lost at the neck of the lake. The temperature in the river was 8C. On Monday the wind increased and made casting more and more difficult. A couple of fish were caught, and again a big one lost at the neck of the lake. Tuesday the wind was very strong and when we moved it was decided to use Dream Kharlovka instead of Oset because of the camping conditions. The temperature in Kharlovka was about 8C when we arrived. One of the few nice trout The rest of the week we had rain, sleet and strong winds. But even in these conditions we noticed small caddis and midges hatching. On two occations we found rising fish, but only one group within casting distance. The total number of fish above 1 kg this week was 14. The last morning we woke up to snow on the tents and a water temp of only 6C. Last morning Our chef/guide Igor did a great job of cooking good meals when we wanted them and keeping the lavvo warm. The group was very positive and kept a good spirit. Thanks to all of them. Pål Krogvold group leader. The group from the left. Pål, Roar; Christian, Kai, Geir, Igor, Artem and...

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Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 25A – 2014

Posted on 09/07/2014

Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 25A – 2014

Canoe group – Scones Kharlovka. Late Spring A late spring and reports of double the amount of the average snow level made us a bit pesimistic ahead of our trip. We knew that week 25 was a gamble, but out of the 10 times I had visited the area in week 26 most of the week 25s would have been good. The water level of the Kharlovka was very high, but the water was clear and the temperature in the water a little bit above 10C. Most of the birch trees were green or starting to get green so we got a bit more optimistic. On Sunday we had a nice temperature, saw a few small caddis hatching, and caught a couple of fish above 1kg (one of them on a dry fly). Scones camp On Monday the wind increased and the temperature dropped, then the rain started. The rest of the week brought rain, sleet, strong winds (up to about 15m/s, 50km/t) and lousy fishing. We did not fish much, actually almost not at all, because of the conditions. Our plan to canoe to Dream Kharlovka was cancelled because of the wind.  making breakfast in the snow The total number of fish above 1 kg was only two. During our week the temp in the river dropped to 8C. Still the group was in good spirit and there was no whining. Thanks to everyone for keeping the spirit up, and especially to Kai serving everyone grilled cheese sandwiches and coffee in bed, three days in a row. The next time we are doing a canoe group we will bring a tent/lavvo where the group can sit down and where we can do the cooking. This year we only had the half-tent/tarp. Pål Krogvold group leader The 25A Canoe group. Back from the left. Cato, Morten, Pål, Edvard, in the front kai and...

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Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 25B – 2014

Posted on 09/07/2014

Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 25B – 2014

No guts no glory. If you want to experience the first heavy hatches of mayflies you have to go early. Expectations were high in the group consisting of hard core flyfishermen from norway led by group leader Vegard Paulsen. As we flew est from Rynda camp in bright sunlight our worries grew as more and more snow, and icecoverd lakes appeared on the tundra. After establishing a camp in Swan Litza we measured 8,5 degrees in the water. Picture: Vårlandsskap Picture: Hvit rype We needed some serious warm weather. Unfortunately the opposite happened. Strong northerly winds, rain sleet and snow, and the water temperature dropped to 5 degrees. Hard work was needed to cath trout. This was certain. Picture: Snøtelt Despite the extreme conditions we manage to catch 8 trouts, saw some stoneflies and mosquito hatches; even some small caddies showed. Picture: Vegard Paulsen Picture: Take The area appeared pristine and untouched and this was highly appreciated. We left it the same for next time… Hope to be back next year and, then hopefully the spring has arrived as it normally should. Thanks to Igor for feeding us well and helping us to keep the spirit up. Some good Russian vodka and card games also helped us through a couple of rough and stormy...

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Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 27A – 2014

Posted on 04/06/2014

Отчёты с кумжевой рыбалки 27A – 2014

After meeting the returning groups from week 26 in hotel Meridian, the group consisting of,   From the left: Christian Gundersrud Enger, Andre Emanuelsen, Robert Bertnsen Moe, Dag Kyrre Jensen , Stian Jacobsen  and group leader Kurt Albertsen, were all eager to  experience massive hatching of mayfly and caddis. Due to the extremly late spring everything was overdue. It was still cold but weather forcast promised warm weather in the days to come…. It was soon clear that most trouts unfortunately still prefered to stay in the lakes, and their search for food has not yet brought them onto the rivers in normal numbers. Warm and sunny weather gave some light hatchings of mayflies and some moderate size trouts around 2 kg was caught in close proximity to lakes and big pools. The conditions continued to improve and the spirit and expectations were still high. It was just a matter of time now… Unfortunately a change to northernly cold and windy weather conditions gave us a setback. We were still able to land some trouts, but the big ones from 3 kg and up was still cruising the...

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