Upcoming fly fishing book – this time in English

I have been working on a new book or more correct a new series of books… on and off during the past season. Now the first title is taking form as a layout on Ulla’s computer. This will be the first book I have written in English, though one of my earlier books, Fly 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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The simple pleasures of… Blondes

Tying and fishing Jack Gartside’s super simple Soft Hackle Streamer got me thinking: Is there a reason why fly tiers invent more and more complicated patterns. I can spend an afternoon tying a streamer fly with flashy fibers, kicking rubber legs, smiling mouth, staring eyes and all the other stuff we sometime believe is necessary […]

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Marabou flies – Confessions of a part-time pincher

I am a streamer fishing addict – and I like my streamers to live, breathe, pulsate and swim. Naturally I go for fly tying materials that will support this plan. Marabou is one of the materials, I just can’t do without. Now to assume that marabou is just marabou – is the fly tying analogy […]

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Deceivers

The Deceiver is an old school baitfish imitation and nothing less than an instant classic. Developed decades ago by casting guru and hot shot fly fisherman Lefty Kreh, the Deceivers initially were made for saltwater use. Well… pretty soon pike and musky hunters embraced this long slender bug, and gave it swimming lessons in freshwater […]

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