We usually don’t post and link other than stuff in English, but after reading a fantastic Finnish blog post about Keihärinkoski rapids, I felt I just had to share it here. For you who still haven’t learn Finnish, I can tell that Keihärinkoski is a short river, more like rapids, that connects the lakes Kivijärvi… Read more »
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Russia´s far east has always fascinated me. The vastness and remoteness of this enormous area makes Scandinavia´s deepest wilderness seem like an urban park. And there is fish there, too: lots of weird and beautiful salmonid species, many of them unique to the area, as well as other interesting species. And there is very little… 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 »
Now that winter is here it’s time to spend some dark evenings tying flies for next summer. Here are some of my favorite patterns for the caddis-eating trout in Finland. You won’t fail with these ones! Silicon pupa Hook: short, curved #14-16 Body: anron wrapped around a needle with clear silicone (then dried). Back: black… Read more »
The tent woke us up automatically after the temperature in the morning sunshine reached 55C. It was good to take a morning swim in the river although the water was way too cold. Finally, we had the time to do some serious fishing without too much hurry. Did we catch anything? Yes we did. On… Read more »
This area holds some beautiful fishing waters that all have more or less the same name: Ransan, Ransaran, Ransarån, Ransaren… We took the boat at lower Ransarån to get across the lake Ransan. Our target was to go to the river-mouth of the upper Ransarån and hike upstream to find a good camping spot. It… Read more »
Here are some very exclusive pics from our latest wilderness adventure. We are now pretty beaten and in a hurry to the next gig. More text and pictures about what REALLY happened are coming soon.