Norway, Day 4: A New Hope


Taylor Edrington bounced back from a heartbreaking loss to land this beauty.
Photo by Thies Reimers

After the entire crew staying at the Norwegian Flyfishing Club, on the Gaula River, blanked on Monday, you could tell that there was a little bit of frustration in the air. Then, on Tuesday, . . .

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Norway, Days 3 and 4: And Then. . .It Happened


This 20-pound Gaula Atlantic salmon was a great reward on the first cast of Day 4.
Photos by Sandy Hays

After three fish were caught by anglers in our group during the first two sessions yesterday, Sandy and I were raring to go when we headed down to the lower beats on the Gaula, closest to the ocean, after. . .

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Norway, Days 1 and 2: Getting into the Swing of Things


The “sunset” at 11:30 p.m. silhouettes an angler on Norway’s Gaula River.
Photos by Sandy Hays

Greetings from Norway, on the banks of the Gaula River(pronounced GOW-la). My friend, Sandy Hays, and I hopped a flight out of Newark on Saturday evening and landed in Trondheim the. . .

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Follow Our Adventures in Norway All Next Week


My buddy, John Bleh, with a Gaula salmon he caught last June.
Photo courtesy John Bleh

I’m off to Norway next week to try to fulfill one of my angling bucket-list items: to catch a big, wild Atlantic salmon. I have caught Atlantics before, on Ireland’s River Moy, and it was a great. . .

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Video: The Beauty and the Fly

The Norwegian anglers behind Cine Fly Fishing have put together another cool, dreamy fly-fishing video. I don’t know why they call these “Cheesy Fly,” because it’s pretty awesome. Watching. . .

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Video: Arctic Silver 2014 IF4

Arctic Silver is a start-up company in Norway, trying to break into the fly-fishing industry with what they say is a completely new kind of fly rod. I haven’t tried it, so I have no opinion on this new technology or its utility. But I do have an opinion on this video, which is. . .

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