2019 ASR Salmon Season Summary

Posted on 25/09/2019

2019 ASR Salmon Season Summary

While some fortunate fishing friends timed everything just right – 2019 will be remembered by many as the season that most of us missed! We approached the 2019 season with great optimism and, with a lighter snow blanket over last winter and a thaw well advanced, all the ice was already through the system by the time the camps were scheduled to open. Unfortunately, in what proved to be the forerunner of a complicated season, we had to delay the opening of camps by two...

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Trout Fishing Report 7b – 2019

Posted on 24/09/2019

Trout Fishing Report 7b – 2019

Pina river 27th of July to 3rd of August 2019 Just came back home from another great trip at the Tundra! This year we were only 4 fishermen. 4 fishermen, but with 25 weeks Tundra experience. And this particular week we needed all the Tundra experience we could get. Because this week had one of the roughest conditions I have experienced in my 12 years on the Russian Tundra. I think all of us gained a little bit more Tundra toughness after this week which I’m sure will come...

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Kharlovka week 33 ending 16th of august 2019

Posted on 11/09/2019

Kharlovka week 33 ending 16th of august 2019

After receiving the news early on that we would not be able to operate the later autumn 3 Rivers weeks due to military closures, we were absolutely delighted to welcome our international fishing friends back into camp! Team Scotland arrived in their traditional kilts as usual. Sunday morning all the guests were awoke to the beautiful sound of traditional Scottish pipe played by Jamie Junior. Number of Rods: 17 Nationalities: Scottish, English, American, Swiss, Norwegian,...

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Trout Fishing Report 8b – 2019

Posted on 03/09/2019

Trout Fishing Report 8b – 2019

from left: Kjetil Hvarnes (group leader), Jan Erik Lund, André Aubert, Nikolai (camp chef), Hans-Christoffer Meyer, Håvard Martiussen We were at Wulf’s the hole week. The weather on Saturday was cold and windy and continued with more wind the first half of the week. Water temperature around 10 degrees. We all caught trout on Saturday and the spirit of the group was good. As the week progressed, we came to realize that we had to search for the trout in each pool or rapid. We...

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Kharlovka week 31 ending 3rd of august 2019

Posted on 06/08/2019

Kharlovka week 31 ending 3rd of august 2019

Unforgettable week for our Viking friends on the mighty Kharlovka! Number of Rods: 14 Nationalities: Norwegian Number of salmon: 303 Best Salmon: 29 over 20 pounds with 7 great salmon over 30 pounds including three 35+ big fish rings! with the largest salmon being 42,52 pounds Six new personal bests: Svein – 15lbs – Kharlovka Falls Morten – 23lbs – Golden Pool Odd – 32lbs – Island Pool Robert – 36lbs – Secret Pool Rolf –...

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Trout Fishing Report 6b – 2019

Posted on 06/08/2019

Trout Fishing Report 6b – 2019

The year 2019 at Kola peninsula is characterized by the prolonged cold weather conditions. Due to that circumstance Tundra life shows a delay of nearly 3-4 weeks in comparison to the years before. Nevertheless our group 6B consisting of BenjaminW., Benjamin A., Joel, Rafael, Andreas and Christoph (groupleader) arrived at Wulf Kharlovka just in time when stable warmer weather gained the upper hand. Group 6B The week before strong rain had rosen the waterlevel rapidly but...

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Trout Fishing Report 5c – 2019

Posted on 06/08/2019

Trout Fishing Report 5c – 2019

Trophy Trout 2019 Pina Group 5C This year`s Tundra adventure was characterized not only by tremendous brown trout levithians but by the struggle against other Tundra inhabitants revealing their terroristic potential in marked contrast to their harmlessness at first glance, but more on that later… Despite the complications related to the Russian military operations on Kola peninsula we arrived at Pina without any delay due to the great organization shown by the ASR. With...

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Trout Fishing Report 5A – 2019

Posted on 02/08/2019

Trout Fishing Report 5A – 2019

Bush Litza and Dream Kharlovka By the second week of july, the summer had not yet taken its proper grip on the tundra. An ever present northern wind prevailing for the last two weeks, had however calmed down and it all looked promising when we settled for camp by the small lake dividing the fantastic Bush piece of Litza River in two separate zones, both to be heavily explored for three days. The team was indeed a nice display of experienced tundra fishermen. From left Igor...

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Trout Fishing Report 4B – 2019

Posted on 23/07/2019

Trout Fishing Report 4B – 2019

I have had the pleasure to once more visit the Kharlovka river with good friends that now can call themselves regulars as all have more than 5 years of experience on these rivers. The participants this year was from left; Tom Tuskin (Group leader), Stian Jacobsen, Øyvind Dahl, Trond Bentestuen, Glenn Christensen, Kjetil Johansen and Luganscky Volodya (our excellent camp chef) As before we had been preparing a whole year for this trip with fly tying, sharing experiences from...

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