Hi! Yesterday I found one of my broken fly lines. It happens now and the and I have a couple of broken lines I have to admit. My standard behavior is to think like this when I find these line monsters: It might be useful, lets put i where I found it. I know that… Read more »
Posts Tagged: jazz and fly fishing
Stuck in southern Sweden
If you red the last blog from us, you know about our expedition going on right now. Tapani is probably catching a huge trout as you red this. Håvard is dancing behind a tree. Joona is wrestling with a bear. Petzi is filming.. I´m just guessing since I´m not there. Quite a lot of gigs fell… Read more »
The Fly Corner
The second fly corner reveals one of Håvards most secret weapons. It is a very very thin and anonymous fly that works almost every time. The fish, especially easy scared char, usually takes the fly every time. The difficult part is to present the fly so that the char (or trout) wont get suspicious. That… Read more »
Casting a Shadow: An Exploration of Technique
I was recently made aware of an exciting new development in fly casting from the gentlemen here at Jazz & Fly Fishing: The NEW, IMPROVED J&FF Shadow Cast. This cast takes the signature technique from A River Runs Through It in a completely new direction, and serves to finally tie together the broad, sweeping strokes… Read more »
Coming soon: Jason Borger´s take on the J&FF Shadow Cast!
As we all know, the internet is a fantastic way of getting in touch with people all over the world. Even your heroes are suddenly within reach. Last monday, we got this comment about our new J&FF Shadow Cast from someone called JB, saying that the “beauty of it brings tears to my eyes”. Since… Read more »
I’m from Sweden, the small country far far away up north. Our neighbors are Finland and Norway. If I go to Norway, it is possible to buy (almost anywhere) “the book about stupid Swedes”. If Norwegians go here to Sweden they can buy the same book but with the very different name “the book about… Read more »
Fly Fishing in the Nuclear Zone
Håvard goes fishing in a secret area in Northern Norway known as “The Zone”. For years, the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad and the Norwegian government have been conducting secret weapons tests in the area, wiping out all animal life except the aquatic insects and the fish. As a consequence, the fish grow to enormous size…. Read more »
Tour coming up!
It’s time for a tour in Finland now! In a couple of days we’ll be off for some gigs and fishing, and the producers will reveal first glimpses of the JFF television documentary series. We haven’t seen any of it, so it’s pretty exciting. Will we be making fools of ourselves in front of the… Read more »