Now this is a really creative way to fight for salmon: a sport event for the fish. We wanted to spread the word, so read on: Fishrun – first fish sport event at the mighty river Kymi in Finland has begun! Formula1 World Champion Kimi Räikkönen among supporting celebrities! Project FishRun aims to increase awareness… Read more »
Posts Tagged: salmon
Sigur Ros, Karahnjukar and the Alta River
We all hate it when beautiful, untouched waters are ruined by hydroelectric powerplants. But too few of us try to do something to prevent it. The other day, I stumbled upon this video from 2007 featuring the great Icelandic rock band Sigur Ros. Protesting against the building of an enormous dam project called the Kárahnjúkar… Read more »
Trout & Salmon Magazine
How often can you find jazz album reviews at fishing magazines? Check out the September issue of Trout & Salmon Magazine, p. 73. where Tom Saville “reviws music with an unusual trouty rhythm”.
Hi! I just came back from the Swiss Alps near a very nice town called Le Chable. It was my first time there and I was truly amazed by the beautiful mountains. The reality actually beats the postcards this time. The highest peak is called Mont Forte and it peaks at 3300m, and the route… Read more »
Salmon fishing in the Yemen
Here’s a novel that might be of interest to all you fishermen out there (and everyone who likes an entertaining book). Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, by Paul Torday, is a comedy about a project to plant salmon in the desert wadis (rain season streams) of the Yemen. The project, run by a rich Yemeni… Read more »
On the Road with Miles
After the hard days of salmon fishing in Beiarn we said goodbye to our excellent guide Bört, put on some Miles Davis and headed off to Sweden to find the relaxing peace of the tundra. Fredrik had some deep scars from the salmon fishing so it was good that we went back to his home… Read more »
Gig And Salmon In Beautiful Beiarn
We came to Beiarn a little bit to late since Tapani was struggeling to get his lenses in his eyes for two hours. He is very slow when it comes to that. The first day we made a gig in a nice wooden house and we had a good time! The two guest artists, Paulo… Read more »
Beiarn, here we come!
We’re getting closer to Beiarn and the Groove Valley Jazz Camp! Short stop at Arjeplog to check out the famous Arjeplogströmmarna. A 6,8 kg trout was caught yesterday by some lucky local, so we’re very excited at the moment! Possibly some night fishing closer to the Norwegian border also, let’s see…