Finnmark 2018 – Late season salmon hunt

After returning to Norway from the sweaty adventure on the Kola peninsula, I headed out towards the coast to check out some of the north-eastern salmon-rivers. The extreme hot weather continued, and I spent some relaxing days just watching the sea and enjoying the fresh ocean breeze. I was also waiting for a sign to…

Finnmark 2017 – Part 6 – More salmon

Brown trout has been the main focus of my fly fishing adventures in the north this season, and it has been absolutely spectacular with many nice fish in the net. But the north has great salmon fishing on offer as well, and after catching my largest trout ever on a dry fly I made my…

Trying to catch a salmon

Atlantic salmon is one of the most sought-after fish in Norway, both for their strength and the excellent taste. Many fishermen spend their summers next to a Norwegian salmon river hoping they will be the lucky ones to hook up to a feisty piece of chrome goodness. I had heard many tales of frustration and…

A day downstream from Dream Pool

On the following day we agreed to head downstream together with Mikael. There was supposed to be some very nice stretches of river down there. We decided to hike downstream and fish our way up the river to the base camp in the evening. We reached the lower parts and discovered that nothing was happening….