Video: Norwegian Browns and Beers

Here’s a lovely short video from the folks at Tørt Fly Fishing, about a trip to chase browns in the Norwegian backcountry. The scenery, the fish, the filmmaking, and the lunch all look fantastic. They really know how to focus on the aesthetically . . .

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Norway’s River of Gold: The Atlantic Salmon of the Gaula


The salmon caught on the Gaula are often just hours out of the salt, sporting sea lice on their gill plates.
Photo by Sandy Hays

As we all know, but may be loath to admit, luck is a vital component of success in nearly every fly-fishing situation. The concept is so ingrained in the consciousness of every angler, in fact, that. . .

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Video: The Rise

I don’t know about you, but I could watch a trout rise all day. Of course, I’d want to cast to it, as well, but sometimes it’s just cool to observe all the different ways that trout take bugs off. . .

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Video: The Rise, Heads and Tails

Few things can get a fly fisher’s blood pumping like seeing a large trout come to the surface. Check out this cool, mesmerizing video from Norway featuring big browns eating bugs on top. That trout. . .

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Video: Brown Trout of the Lowlands

Here’s a great, short video about dry-fly fishing late June in the lowlands of Trøndelag Norway. How great must it be to arrive at the river and see all those bugs in the streamside vegetation? The . . .

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Video: Pearl of the Westlands, II

Western Norway, a.k.a. Vestlandets, is home to dramatic landscapes, featuring fjords, mountains, rocky coastlines, and stunning salmon rivers. Aside from having one of our favorite names in . . .

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Video: Pike Strike!

Here’s a cool pike-fishing video by FlyFishingFanatics from the swamps of Norway, where the snot rockets seem pretty thick. At the 2:07 mark, you can see that the strike of one pike actually . . .

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