Every now and then, I go classic! I do collect vintage fishing tackle, but not only for display. Last week I took my 8 ft Hardy “C.C. de France” cane rod and a Perfect reel dating from the 1930s, on a fishing trip to a small lake, about an hours drive from where I live. … Continue reading
Fishermen are privileged. We get to see beautiful places, meet wonderful people and, every now and then, our efforts with rod and line are rewarded. This spring, everything is different. Something we can’t see, hear or smell, has changed our world. We can’t travel, we can’t meet and we can’t pursue our favorite sport. All due … Continue reading
Just three more months – and the salmon fishing season in my local river, the Lågen, begins! Can’t wait. Even though the Lågen is rather unknown outside Norway, it is one of our best salmon rivers. When the famous giants fail, the Lågen continues to provide us with excellent sport! If you want to … Continue reading
I’d like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Tight lines for 2020!
On November 7, I had the great pleasure of attending the Flyfishers’ Club’s 123rd Annual Dinner at Marriott Hotel in London. This is wonderful evening with fellow anglers and a great opportunity to meet new, interesting people, who share the passion for trout and salmon fishing. The next day, we all met for lunch in … Continue reading
My local salmon river, the wonderful Numedalslågen, has been good to us lately. The coming winter’s supply of smoked wild salmon is secured, thanks to my daughter Andrine’s 11 lbs fish and my 14 lbs cock fish – both taken in the same pool: Rien. What a privilege to have a river like this more … Continue reading
Bring it on, 2019! I look forward to a new flyfishing year, which for me commences on February 1, attending the River Dee opening in Scotland. I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you all a Happy New Year and tight lines, wherever you are and wherever you fish. Stay safe and remember: Piscator … Continue reading