For a moment I considered quitting seatrout fishing. I have spent so many hours casting my fly into the huge ocean, most often catching absolutely nothing. But then – when you really hit the spot, as me and Fredrik did the other night, all those hours all of a sudden don’t mean anything (even waders… Read more »
Monthly Archives: June 2011
Ahhh, those magical summer nights above the arctic circle… This time, my friends Vegard, Terje and I went for the halibut on the Ofotfjorden, and came back on shore just in time for a couple of beers. Life up north is good this time of year! Music: “Tapdance” (Tapani Toivanen) Performed by Jazz & Fly… Read more »
I just got this mail from Håvard, who is up in Northern Norway. He seems to be having a good time… I’m looking forwad to seeing his pics & video from this trip! It´s so magical up here now! The sun is shining through my window as i write this. It´s midnight. I was just… Read more »
Catch & Release or Kill it & Leave it? That’s today’s question. Animation by Eben McCue.
I´m heading up there for 10 days of northern exposure again! Big arctic char and brown trout rising steadily in the magical midnight sun – ahhhhhhhh! I´m super excited! I´ll bring the camera, so there might some videoclips coming up in the not-too-distant future. Since I´m still All By Myself, you shouldn´t expect too much… Read more »
Tapani is the IQ guy in J&FF, no doubt about that. He´s always coming up with new technical solutions for our setup, and a while ago, he installed the socalled Magic Lantern firmware on his Canon EOS 550D DSLR camera. Magic Lantern is a free, open source update which basically makes the camera able to… Read more »
The Swedish music magazine LIRA has included a track from J&FF album Slow Walking Water on their sample CD! The album got also a very nice review in the number, so czech it out!
I had a couple of great trips to one the fantastic rivers nearby Gothenburg last week. We had some moments of fantastic fishing on very tricky trout, and I even had my chanses on some sight fishing in shallow water. My lesson learned – never underestimate the eyes of the trout! It may not see… Read more »
Another beautiful spring day above the arctic circle. This time, the weather was on my side, and I had a terrific day, catching several beautiful trout on the dry fly while communicating with the local cattle. Cows are much more intelligent than you might think! Czech it: Catch ya later – Håvard Music: “Chanson de… Read more »