Kola Russia 2016 – Week 27 – Part 2

After a short flight in the MI-8 tundra taxi we arrived at our new location, a stretch of river called “Oset” in the legendary Kharlovka river. Since Monrad had yet to catch a fish we all agreed to send him down to the river immediately to get rid of that terrible smell of skunk. It…

Kola Russia 2015 – Part 3 – Second Knee Litza River

This blog has not been updated for a while, but that is about to change. We have been fishing a lot these last couple of years and there are many tales to tell. Let us start with finishing the story about our visit to the Russian Kola peninsula in August 2015. The tundra taxi had…

Kola Russia 2015 – Part 2

After some days at Wulfs lair it was time to move on to the next location. While waiting for the helicopter to arrive I took the opportunity to catch the home pool trout we had seen rising occasionally. The crew also shared their experiences of the trip so far. We had seen some truly massive trout…

Dream Pool, Kharlovka

We arrived at our final fishing location and immediately went into action getting our tents up and rigging ourselves ready for fishing. Lars suggested we all headed up the river so that he could show us some nice places. Sounded like a good enough idea to us. We divided up in pairs and started to…

More Mystic

The fishing went on quite late into the night until things settled down around 4 o’clock in the morning. After some food, drink and stories we settled in and dreamed about the fishing next morning. I woke up around 10 o’clock, rigged my gear and ate some breakfast. Our Russian chef/guide Gena Shortly thereafter we…