What a strange year it has been. After the coldest and most snowy winter I can remember, we got the summer we hoped for – and more. Many salmon rivers have been extremely low and warm, some were even closed for a period of time, in order to protect the fish. Some of us still … Continue reading
Back home after attending the traditional River Dee opening ceremony in Banchory, Scotland. What a trip it turned out to be! I hope you will enjoy this little report, in both words and pictures. Scotland had put its spring clothes on, when we arrived at Banchory Lodge at lunch time on Wednesday. How wonderful … Continue reading
I’d like to wish you all a Happy New Year – and tight lines for 2018! My flyfishing season begins on February 1, when I am fishing the Dee in Scotland. Can’t wait! Then comes a week on the Spey, hopefully a little chalk stream fishing in England, various trout and salmon adventures here in … Continue reading
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