This week, I had the great privilege of doing a talk at London’s legendary Farlows store. My talk focused on the British angling pioneers that came to fish Norway’s salmon rivers in the 19th and early 20th Century. A truly remarkable chapter in our common angling history. Just as with sports such as mountaineering and hunting, … Continue reading
Every year, in late April, I have the great pleasure of opening my salmon fishing season in Scotland. Just like in Norway, the weather and river conditions are x-factors that make every experience different from eachother. Before heading for the lovely River Spey, and our annual week on Ballindalloch, my brother, Terje, and I … Continue reading
Dear all, I know I have quite a few English speaking visitors, but unfortunately, time does not allow translation of every post and page. However, information about my guiding service, illustrated talks etc. is now available in English. I also promise to blog in English every now and then, in order to inform and, hopefully, inspire you.
Mudslides are quite common along the Numedalslågen. This is the latest one, located near Brufoss. There is a lot of clay in the ground along the river and slides like this usually occur when we have long periods of heavy rain. Leirskred er ganske vanlig langs Numedalslågen. Dette er det siste, som gikk sør for Brufoss. … Continue reading
These photos don’t need further comments, really. Spring! Disse bildene trenger ingen kommentarer, egentlig. Vår!
The season opening of the famous English chalkstreams is just a few weeks away. The rivers look good at the moment, but after the devasting flood this winter, anglers will have to move very carefully along the banks. Several thousand houses were devastated in the worst flood in Great Britain in almost 250 years. When I visited Hampshire recently, there were still fields, village … Continue reading
Going to London? Get a taxi to Picadilly Circus, then head towards St. James’s Park (and Farlows) and there, on your right hand side in Regent Street, is a new Orvis’ shop. Enjoy :) Tenkt deg til London? Ta en taxi til Picadilly Circus, gå i retning St.James’s Park (og Farlows) og vips, på høyre … Continue reading