Kharlovka week 29 ending 20th of july 2018

Posted on 02/08/2018

Kharlovka week 29 ending 20th of july 2018

The heat wave that has been affecting UK – Scandinavia and much of Europe (and other places) has finally reached the Arctic circle on the far northern coast of the Kola Peninsula. While guests arrived last week to mild temps that started off pleasant in the low teens, bright sunny conditions and warm southern breezes proceeded to push up the mercury well into the 30′s for the remainder of the week. The rivers followed suit dropping 9cm and warming into the low...

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Rynda week 28 ending 13th of July 2018

Posted on 26/07/2018

Rynda week 28 ending 13th of July 2018

This week Rynda camp welcomed our good friends and regular anglers from England. We have been fishing together for many years and we enjoyed such a great team! The weather was comfortable for the first half of the week: breezy north wind and clouds. The low water level was not a problem. Every day catch for the team was around 25 fish. From Thursday the weather changed to sun and south wind. As we now know, that hot was the beginning of the huge hot wave which covered the...

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Kharlovka week 28 ending 13th of july 2018

Posted on 18/07/2018

Kharlovka week 28 ending 13th of july 2018

This week we welcomed a hugely international group of fishermen to Kharlovka Camp, where our tent poles were adored with the flags of Russia, the United States, Sweden, Norway, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia and Japan. It’s a wonderful thing when a love of salmon fishing is able to connect people from all corners of the globe. Fishermen were greeted by extremely favourable overhead conditions at the beginning of the week – overcast skies and cool air...

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Kharlovka week 27 ending 6th of july 2018

Posted on 16/07/2018

Kharlovka week 27 ending 6th of july 2018

Fantastic fishing results on the ASR! Last week 10 guests from USA, Norway and Russia enjoyed wonderful conditions most of the week combining for a total of 212 salmon including 5 new personal bests. The largest fish of the week were 36.4 (Vladimir Sr.) – 33 (Vladimir Jr.) – 29 (Dmitrijs) – 28 pounds (Sergey) – 27 (Vladimir Jr.) Most productive flies were Sun Rays, Golden Killers, Spartak, AFF (Alexander’s First Fly), and Green McNaes.....

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ASR web report for weeks 25 and 26 ending Friday 29 June

Posted on 04/07/2018

ASR web report for weeks 25 and 26 ending Friday 29 June

Young fishers visit the ASR. Unfortunately we received short notice that the military authorities would conduct operations within the restricted zone of the Northern Kola Peninsula during the two week period of 16th – 30th June 2018. As a consequence, we were deeply disappointed not to be able to welcome our regular guests/friends on to these weeks. However, Vladimir and the staff were delighted to be able to seize the chance to provide a unique and unexpected opportunity...

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Kharlovka week 24 ending 15th of june 2018

Posted on 18/06/2018

Kharlovka week 24 ending 15th of june 2018

Conditions last week went from good to great. Air temps were in the high single digits over the opening weekend followed by a brief cold snap with some snow flurries early week before the temps shot back up to 15+C for the final two days of the week. Water temps improved slowly from 4.9C to 7.0C while the levels dropped slowly over the week from 38cm down to 30cm on the home pool scale. Fishing results were consistent throughout with some 20 good salmon to start the first...

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Kharlovka week 23 ending 8th of June 2018

Posted on 14/06/2018

Kharlovka week 23 ending 8th of June 2018

Kharlovka web report for the week 23 ending Friday 8 June Cool conditions and silver springers all round! Wind – rain – sleet and snow with air temps in the low single digits couldn’t hold back our latest group of mostly ASR veterans who managed to release 60 good salmon during the week. Water temps rose slightly from 4.2C up to 5.8C before cooling back down to 4.6C on the final session – while the water levels slowly dropped 14cm during the week...

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Kharlovka week 22 ending 1st of June 2018

Posted on 02/06/2018

Kharlovka week 22 ending 1st of June 2018

The mighty Kharlovka is open! Photo of frozen tundra and lakes approx 30 south of Barents Sea. Very little snow remains along the coast. In contrast to last year’s unprecedented late spring high water conditions, our fishing friends were welcomed back to camp this season under more ‘normal’ conditions. Water levels on our first week started out at 91cm – dropping 34cm during the week down to 57cm on the home pool scale. To give you some idea, water...

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Kharlovka week 35 ending 1st of september 2017

Posted on 09/09/2017

Kharlovka week 35 ending 1st of september 2017

Number of Rods: 13. Nationalities: Russian. Number of salmon: 109. Best Salmon: 7 over 20 pounds with 1 over 30. Personal Bests – for Roman with a 19 pounder and Mikhail with a 18 pounder. Unfortunately the military authorities conducted exercises within the restricted zone of the Northern Kola Peninsula during this week – leaving us with no alternative but to cancel the fishing trips for a number of our foreign guests. Thankfully the vast majority of our...

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Kharlovka week 32 ending 17th of august 2017

Posted on 08/09/2017

Kharlovka week 32 ending 17th of august 2017

Number of Rods: 10. Nationalities: Scotland, England, Germany, Switzerland, Russia. Number of salmon: 120. Personal Bests: Sam X3 with a 6 – 16 – 21 pounders – and Alison X2 with 7 and 8 pounders! Largest salmon: 28 pounder for Lewis on the Rynda (who received his Rynda big fish ring). 27 pounder for Vitaly. 28 pounder for Matt. 28 pounder for Johannes. Making up for the cancelation earlier in the season – we were delighted to see our mostly veteran...

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