Come rain or come shine

I had a wet but cozy fishing trip with my friend Lasse last night. We were gambling. It seems that most of our local streams have had an early run of large silver sea trout. Not many… but large fresh run fish in superb condition. We had not, though, heard any reports from Lerkenfeld River, […]

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Fly tying with Lasse

I am having a great time tonight tying flies with my friend Lasse. We are tying tube flies and small doubles for the sea trout and salmon. I’m tying two patterns: The Rusty Strip Minnow and a black and green fly for night fishing. Lasse is experimenting like crazy. We are drinking as well – […]

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Black Zulu and visitors from the Stone Age

I tied up a hatch of classic Black Zulus today. I think the combination of black, red and silver makes some of the most trout catching flies ever. The Zulu as well as the Soldier Palmer is incredibly simple. Our friends Lasse and Gitte dropped by tonight. Lasse and I are going on a fishing […]

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Winter is back – and I´m officially pissed

Just as we have had a smell of spring in the air, it seems like winter is making an untimely return. Lasse and I were planning a trip to Öland in the Easter Holliday, and were looking forward to some serious fly fishing for sea run browns in the Baltic Sea. We have been checking […]

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Fly tying and cabin fever

I tend to see myself more as a fly fisherman than a fly tier – but living in Scandinavia…weather can make a mess of your priorities. Dealing with snow, frozen line guides and cold fingers suddenly makes indoor activities look more desirable. I had a cozy time the other night tying flies with my friend […]

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