Boje Johansson with one of his three salmon caught and released in week 26 (this one 14 kilos) The new season has been generally good on Gaula but slow on the middle to upper reaches because of a long, cold spring, characterised by low water temperatures. On the lower river, catch
The new season has started and so far there have been approx. 170 salmon caught so far. The biggest fish so far has been 18 kilos (released), with a further fish of 17.9 caught (and released!) on a spoon at Kval. Further fish have been caught of 17 and 13.9 kilos from Gaulfosse and 1
We still have some vacancies for 2015: both full and half weeks in June, July and August. Half weeks have become quite popular this season and that has freed up some other half week slots. Contact us for more details…
Salmon fishing at Winsnes Fly Fishing Lodge is benefitting from the improved exchange rate. It’s not been this competitive for years! At the time of writing, the rate is approx 11 NOK to the GBP with the Euro at 8.6.
The result of an extensive radio tagging programme, conducted largely on the Winsnes and Flaskholen beats in 2013 have now been published by Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. The project, supervised by NINA (Norway’s primary fisheries institute) involved the radio taggin
Despite record low water levels, like the curates egg, the fishing on Gaula is still good in parts. Last week we had the Granbo fly Fishing School here. Under the expert guidance of Jan Erik and Steffan Granbo, the group managed to catch no less than 16 salmon, biggest fish 11
Week 30 saw Gaula drop to a ridiculously low level – by the end of the week the Eggafosse was registering a flow rate of just 2.5 cubic meters per second and the Gaulfosse around 10! With the water temperature around twenty degrees, fishing on the river has been very difficult.
Apologies for missing the blog in week 28 – I have been out trout fishing. Lots to report, however. Firstly, week 29, this week has so far proved to be very good on our beats. The river has been on its bones now for three weeks and yet this week, after just a small
Week 27 was characterised by low water and catches were predictably poor. In total we finished with just eight fish shared by seven guests. Ed Brown caught four of them , biggest 6.5 kilos while Michael caught three, biggest 12 kilos and he also had an eleven kilo fish, both from the