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
All my photo galleries have been temporaily deleted due to a plugin error. I will restore them as soon as possible. Alle fotogalleriene mine er midlertidig slettet pga et problem med programmet. Jeg skal rekonstruere dem så fort som mulig.
After six years of research, Tony Hayter’s new biography, “G.E.M. Skues. The Man of the Nymph” is finally out. The author has gone through hundreds of letters, written by the Master to his friends and followers. Other important sources of information were different public archives and, of course, Skues’ unpublished manuscript, which is kept in London’s legendary Flyfishers’ Club. The result is the definitive … Continue reading
Bahamas! My brother and I decided to round up 2013 – and welcome 2014 – in the Caribbean paradise of Eleuthera, one of Bahamas’ major islands. Apart from enjoying the sun, some of the lovely beaches and, needless to say, the local beer, the plan was to go bonefishing for a couple of days. Our … Continue reading
Looks like we’re in for a rather mild winter in the Numedalslågen area . We had a few inches of snow, but after several days of +5 – 10 C, wind and rain, more or less all the snow is gone. Ser ut som det blir en relativt mild vinter i indre Vestfold i år. … Continue reading
Back home from a work related trip to Cuba. The plan was to squeeze in a day or two of fishing, either for bones or big boys like barracuda or marlin, but poor weather made fishing impossible. For a couple of days it rained heavily. In fact, it was so bad that several buildings in … Continue reading