Monthly Archives: November 2010

Tapani's birthday

Exactly 28 years ago a small, wrinkly and very blond creature cried loudly for the very first time. A child was born, and he was born to be a bass player and a fisherman. Never could his academic parents (neither of them play music or fish) have guessed that this would be his path of… Read more »

Urban Trout Spawning in Oslo

Some weeks ago, I got a call from my friend Lars Nilssen (for those of you who don´t know him, Lars is a fly fishing legend here in Norway, and he currently co-runs a really cool fly fishing blog together with the no-less-legendary Lars Lenth:  Anyway, Nilssen sounded pretty excited.  He had been passing… Read more »

The Meaning of Life

Have you ever met anyone really obsessed about fly fishing? I mean really obsessed? Take a look at Paul Arden, one of the best fly casters in the world: he spends most of his time fishing in New Zealand, and runs the very popular website Sexyloops. This is Paul and The Meaning of Life:

The Art Of Fly Casting

The art of fly casting is fascinating, challenging and beautiful. And it’s fun! Some people think it is so fun that they hardly fish anymore, they’re just casting. Hour after hour, cast after cast, no fish. More casting. No fish. I guess many of them are called salmon fishermen. Anyway, back to the subject! There… Read more »

World's ugliest fish

Trout, char, salmon…those fish are real beauties in all their forms. However, all fish have not been blessed with such looks. Just take a look at Blobby fish, Mr. Blobby, or Fathead, as this one is called. It’s slimy and lives deep in the ocean outside New Zealand, and holds the title for World’s Ugliest… Read more »