Join ‘Hotshot’ Geoff Maynard as he heads to the Pacific West Coast of the USA in search of steelhead.
For some time now I have heard whispers of the trout fishing in Iceland and I was dubious at best. The idea of rivers with browns averaging 4-5lbs and the chance of 10-12lb fish like in New Zealand but then with the population density resembling a river more like that of Southern England, it just seemed inconceivable! So I ventured North-West to go and see if any of these bold statements were based at all on truth.
As the season draws to an end and the south-easterly winds start to blow it’s all change on Alphonse.
As July merges into August, high summer into late-summer, a pattern has become established on Norway's sportfishing rivers. When a 2012 salmon is hooked it tends to be an older, bigger, river fish. Now, with the season ending two weeks tomorrow, from the Lakselva to the Orkla, the question is repeated: what has happened to Norway's summer run of medium sized salmon and grilse? And the newer, big fish, for that matter?
What a week it’s been as once again the catches on both the flats and out in the bluewater have been extremely good. The biggest GT of 91 cm’s was landed by Hendrick while fishing an exquisitely tied silver and white baitfish pattern.
Some stunning fly fishing for Arctic brown trout and salmon in these films, via Arctic Silver Innovation.
The guys at Deneki Outdoors have "seen all sorts of creative approaches to losing fish" from their clients over the years apparently. In their blog they have come up with the "Top 5 Ways to Lose a Steelhead" in case you weren't sure!
Tarquin Millington-Drake from Frontiers Travel points to Norway's famous salmon fishing of the past, perhaps only second to that of Scotland, and that it is still possible to find great fishing if you know where to look.
The new DVD - A Passion Called Salmon by Sasa Savic is a celebration of the magnificent Atlantic Salmon and those both fish for...
Keith Rose-Innes reports back from a week of Grand Slams, GTs, big bones and challenging weather on Astove!