One of the main reasons why fly fishing is such a fascinating and time-consuming activity (some would claim it´s a life style), is that it´s not just about catching fish. Actually, there are several distinct spin-off hobbies within fly fishing: Some people get really into entomology. They study the creatures that fish feed on, and… Read more »
Monthly Archives: February 2010
This shrimp fly has created a huge buzz among the seatrout fishermen in Denmark and Sweden. It’s a kind of a trendy fly that the fashion-conscious big seatrout are drooling for. Of course we are following the latest trends and I’ve tied a couple of these pink pigs. I will try them and report the… Read more »
Check out the latest number of Flugfiske i Norden (“Fly fishing in the Nordic”, available in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark)! There’s a big article about our tour last summer (in Swedish).
If you didn’t yet have the chance to see this amazing documentary of Belize, now is the time to check it out. If not for the important message then for the amazing tropical fishing footage. Belize is a country in Central America with rapidly growing tourist industry. The film is portraying two fly fishing guides,… Read more »
Here’s a real jazz legend who’s also into fly fishing! Check out jazz pianist Denny Zeitlin talking about fly fishing basics and playing his beautiful composition “Quiet Now”, which is one of my favourite jazz ballads. Denny, we’d love you to join us for a gig or a fishing trip! The wine’s on us!
Last weekend I was recording with the Swedish flute/sax player Anders Hagberg’s band. We were at the Studio Epidemin in Gothenburg, the same studio where the JFF album will soon be recorded. Johannes Lundberg, the bass player in the band, is also the soundguy in the studio. I was lucky to be the first one… Read more »
Well, we finally got word from Fredrik. Apparently he is cross country skiing in Dalarna, Sweden. We had an interesting debate about the olympics last night. As you might have noticed, things are not going too well for the Norwegians so far. The Swedes, on the other hand… Here´s our correspondence from last night: From:… Read more »
As you may have noticed, we added a Gallery tab to the JFF site. It’s still a bit under construction but there are already over 250 pictures covering last summer’s experiences! We’re also making the site more communicative to visitors and networkers. These improvements will be just a small step on a way to total… Read more »
Vegard Veberg from the Norwegian magazine Jakt & Fiske came with me to the spectacular lower Ransarån in late May 2009. He wrote an excellent article about our adventures , and it was published in the latest issue of Jakt & Fiske. You can se a preview on their website: http://jaktogfiske.net/id/1804.0 PS! Tapani and yours… Read more »
My computer is a bit strange right now and it does not allow me to upload any pics. Since I’m in a hurry this blog will be a bit weird. The ice is tooooo thick around Gothenburg, we will not be able to fish for at least one month, that is for sure! Aaaahh! The last week… Read more »