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A Danish fishing lodge
Published: 2014-07-29
A couple of months ago
Lodges are found on many fishing destinations around the world, but in Denmark they aren't common. We have talked to the owner of the first dedicated fishing lodge in the prime coastal seatrout destination in the world.
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A Newfoundland Adventure
Published: 2014-07-24
A couple of months ago
When Danish angler Jesper Fohrmann was a child, he had the book The Atlantic Salmon by Lee Wulff on the shelf next to Batman and Donald Duck. Ever since then he dreamed of one day visiting the rivers that Lee Wulff fished.
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Lough Conn trout fishing
Published: 2014-07-13
A couple of months ago
Irish Lough Conn is a huge lake full of wild trout and a very decent number of salmon. Fishing in it is free, and can be fantastic. And the Kelly Kettle was born on its banks.
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A spring trip
Published: 2014-05-21
3 months ago
I have been going on these fishing trips twice a year with a bunch of friends for more than a decade. These days it's more trip than fishing for me.
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Rio Grande Revisitado
Published: 2014-05-17
4 months ago
Argentinean fly-fisher Pedro Alfredo Miles has visited that most famous of all South American rivers again - Rio Grande.
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Beaver Kill River
Published: 2014-04-18
5 months ago
The Beaver Kill River is one of the very famous US rivers and an important part of the history of US fly-fishing
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Thai Mahseer
Published: 2014-02-08
7 months ago
The jungle rivers in southern Thailand can offer some amazing Mahseer fly fishing adventures.
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February Red
Published: 2014-02-01
7 months ago
Many Finnish fly fishermen wait impatiently throughout a long and dark winter for some exotic dry fly fishing in the middle of ice and snow
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Fishing Copenhagen
Published: 2013-11-01
A year ago
This article will help the angler visiting in finding interesting fishing spots, shops and other activities that can be worth spending time on time while traveling
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Postcards from the Swiss Alps
Published: 2013-09-29
A year ago
Fly-fishing dreams, a thought about Eve and some postcards from the Swiss Alps
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Where Reality Collides With Fantasy (Part Two)
Published: 2013-09-18
A year ago
People in Alaska say there are two seasons, winter and the visiting season. Part two of Bob Kenly's story from Homer Spit, Alaska
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Fly Fishing in the Himalayas
Published: 2013-08-25
A year ago
A brief summary of the fly fishing experiences on streams and rivers of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand states in the Indian Himalayans.
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Where Reality Collides With Fantasy
Published: 2013-07-31
A year ago
Find yourself in the parking lot of a bar and restaurant surrounded by three hundred and sixty degrees of the prettiest country in the world.
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River Limay
Published: 2013-07-26
A couple of years ago
Another great trout river of Argentina - the River Limay in Patagonia. The Limay is a big freestone river, which offers fishing for trophy trout and rainbows.
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Byske's Baltic Salmon
Published: 2013-05-27
A couple of years ago
The river Byske runs in the northern part of Sweden in a thick forest landscape. It is definitely one of the best salmon rivers in Sweden and the size and profile of the river is ideal for fly fishing.
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Rio Grande
Published: 2013-05-02
A couple of years ago
The Rio Grande in Tierra del Fuego is one of the great trout rivers of Argentina. In this large and windswept river you can catch some of the largest sea run brown trout in the world.
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Dicentrarchus labrax
Published: 2013-01-07
A couple of years ago
The European sea bass is a worthy target for fly-fishers, and in spite of being a lot less common than its American kin the striped bass, it's quite common along the North Sea and Atlantic coasts in Europe.
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Uncharted Waters Q&A
Published: 2012-07-09
More than 2 years ago
We contacted the team behind the video Uncharted Waters and asked them some questions. Read their replies and learn what drove them and how the trip and the DVD came to be.
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Itu's Bones Q&A
Published: 2012-06-27
More than 2 years ago
Get the fascinating story of the video Itu's Bones when Carl McNiel, the man behind the video, answers our questions and tells how the whole thing started and developed.
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Another Year of the Giants
Published: 2012-05-16
More than 2 years ago
Icelandic salmon guide Nils Jorgensen's annual report from 2010 was "The Year Of The Giants". An unbelievable season, which for me seemed like once in a lifetime with many monster salmon. Well, the madness continued from day one in 2011…
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Springtime In Detroit
Published: 2012-04-28
More than 2 years ago
Early spring brings exciting trout fishing on one Detroit-area river. This is the Huron River, which circles the western half of the metro area a mere 20 miles or so from such local landmarks as Henry Ford's original automobile manufacturing plant and the historical Motown Music Museum.
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Lake Vintter
Published: 2012-04-09
More than 2 years ago
Lake Vintter may be the mother of all Patagonian lakes. Huge, rough, windswept high in the mountains and full of huge brook trout and rainbows.
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The brown trout rivers of Estonia
Published: 2012-04-05
More than 2 years ago
Only few people know anything about Estonia and even fewer know that the country is full of beautiful, clean, undisturbed rivers with wild brown trout.
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Lake fishing in Sweden
Published: 2011-07-26
More than 3 years ago
Hans Jacob, a good friend of mine, has been going to some lakes in Sweden for many years, and asked whether some of us wanted to join him on another summer fishing trip. I wasn't late to return with a confirmation. Sure I wanted to fish lake rainbows with him! Sounded like a lot of fun. And it was! 
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Tapâm Q&A
Published: 2011-07-09
More than 3 years ago
I have just reviewed the exciting tarpon fishing DVD Tapâm by Danish Jan Bach Kristensen and German Daniel Göz, and I thought I'd approach the two adventurous anglers with some questions regarding their unorthodox fishing and stunning video production.
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Vatnsdalsá
Published: 2011-06-17
More than 3 years ago
The Icelandic salmon river Vatnsdalsá river is famous for its large fish. Many anglers get a big surprise when they see the monsters showing themselves in this rather small river. But it is more than that. This was the first full catch & release river in Iceland and is a role model for other rivers.
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Minni
Published: 2011-05-19
More than 3 years ago
Medium sized spring fed stream, crystal clear water and brown trout reaching the 20 lbs./10 kilo mark. Where do you find this? Just over one hour's drive from Reykjavik in Iceland in the Minnivallalaekur river.
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In search of Dinosaurs
Published: 2011-05-12
More than 3 years ago
Follow Heiko Schneider and Carolina Perez as they go fly fishing for Wolf Fish or Tararira, Hoplias malabaricus, an ancient looking South American fish that can be found in murky waters full of weed, branches and other obstacles.
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Europe's New Zealand
Published: 2010-09-24
More than 4 years ago
For more than fifteen years a gang of swedes have been fishing in Slovenia for grayling, mottled trout and rainbows. Dry flies, nymphs are cast into rakija-clear streams surrounded by bright green trees, light gray rocks and snow tipped mountains.
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Chasing Gold
Published: 2010-07-04
More than 4 years ago
South America's Golden Dorado is famous for its beauty and its willingness to chase a fly. German Heiko Schneider has moved to Argentina and has now adapted the Dorado as his preferred quarry. Togther with his wife Carolina he chases the Dorado in the lakes.
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Red Gold
Published: 2010-03-12
More than 4 years ago
A combination between a classical documentary and a fishing DVD dealing with a pebble mine project in Bristol Bay in Alaska and its potentally devastating influence on the environment and the fish - sockeye salmon - in particular.
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Kola autumn
Published: 2009-02-25
More than 6 years ago
After a famly vacation to Turkey, Lithuanian Mindaugas Banelis decided it was high time to go fishing somewhere in the North. The target was salmon. He decided that the Kola Peninsula was the ideal place to travel to. So he set off.
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South Patagonia 2
Published: 2009-02-20
More than 6 years ago
Follow Rolandas and his friends on this second part of their trip to Patagonia. This time concentrated on steelhead and huge rainbows from a famous and clear lake with the Hollywoodian name: Jurrasic Lake.
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Take me back
Published: 2008-12-16
More than 6 years ago
Join Thomas Weiergang on a road-trip in Chile. The only thing to worry about, is when to fish again. When he planned the trip, he marked down some likely looking blue lines on the map, but nothing could prepare him for this: The opportunities are vast -  
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Patagonia on a Budget
Published: 2008-12-12
More than 6 years ago
A tour de Budget to one of the world's roughest and most famous parts when it comes to steak, emus, sea trout and the biggest pumped-up rainbows you can imagine. Follow the Lithuanian gung-ho team from planning to river fishing to Jurrasic Lake.
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Bon Aventure flies
Published: 2008-11-05
More than 6 years ago
Do you know what flies to tie for clear water and how to tie them? Follow the Danish flytier Ken Bonde Larsen carefully tie some attractive and yet not too visible flies for the Canadian salmon. Tubes are his favorite and some with new plastic discs.
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Bon A(d)venture-Day 2
Published: 2008-10-31
More than 6 years ago
Follow Kasper Mühlbach on his second day on Bon Aventure. A day of which he did not expect the big catches but the day turned out to as good as the first. Clear water, white tails, ospreys and 
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Bon A(d)venture-Day 1
Published: 2008-10-27
More than 6 years ago
Two days of fishing in one of the world's clearest salmon rivers, Bon Aventure, Gaspé, French Canada. Follow Kasper Mühlbach for two days on this renowned river, famous for it's fantastic dry fly fishing for salmon but also known for plenty of grilse and larger atlantic salmon.
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Sharks!
Published: 2008-09-22
More than 6 years ago
When two friends go down the road, for a late afternoon fly fishing session on the reefs, and take their #14 and #15 rods... You know that there is something radically wrong, upstairs. This is the story of the two friends Jacques Visser and Jimmy Eagleton who have taken on the South African sharks.
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The Visitors - Day 2
Published: 2008-03-25
More than 6 years ago
Two days. Two teams. Six fly fishers. Very different and difficult circumstances. Kasper Mühlbach was invited by a Lithuanian and a German team to go fishing with them. Their role was to catch and pose. Kasper's role was to photograph.
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The Visitors - Day 1
Published: 2008-03-22
More than 6 years ago
Two days. Two teams. Six fly fishers. Very different and difficult circumstances. Kasper Mühlbach was invited by a Lithuanian and a German team to go fishing with them. Their role was to catch and pose. Kasper's role was to photograph.
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The two Rangá's
Published: 2007-12-29
More than 7 years ago
East and West Rangá are two of Iceland's most productive salmon rivers. GFF Partner Martin Joergensen had the chance to fish both this summer, and thinks back on a productive trip to a beautiful island - and on mud and rain.
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Carinthian Gold
Published: 2007-06-22
More than 7 years ago
Does one of the best spots for fishing for graylings with a colour "like gold", good water conditions most of the spring, summer and autumn, still undiscovered by cormorants and yet unknown to the cosmopolitan fly fishing scene sound interesting?
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Kola on a Budget
Published: 2007-04-01
More than 7 years ago
Fishing on the Kola Peninsula is usually connected with everything but low price fishing. However, it is still possible to organize a trip for large, golden, Russian brown trout and pay no more than 500 Euros per person including everything.
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The Bahamian Rhapsody II
Published: 2007-02-16
More than 8 years ago
Second part of the Bahamian bonefish joyride as described by The Gang of Four. Join Paul, Tomaz, Ian and Simon on more bonefish fun, a sailboat regatta and lots of good, clean Bahamian fun.
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The Bahamian Rhapsody I
Published: 2007-02-12
More than 8 years ago
Go on a bonefishing adventure and catch bones, tarpon, shark and a wealth of other species in the waters of the Bahamas. Tomaz Modic and Paul Slaney tells the story of fish caught and released, lines and rods broken and lots of fun had.
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Tigerfish from my Verandah
Published: 2007-01-18
More than 8 years ago
When you speak to old timers about fishing for tigerfish on the Zambezi River they will tell you of driving along dirt roads, cutting a path through the forest to get access to the river. Lions still running wild, and while they fished elephants chased anglers away from the bank. This is not how it is today.
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Thin Blue Lines
Published: 2006-12-26
More than 8 years ago
Lithuania's 758 rivers, streams, and brooks cut like thin blue lines across the map offering a wealth of fishing opportunities. British Ripley Davenport married a Lithuanian girl and this opened his eyes to the Blatic state's potential.
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Asp Parade
Published: 2006-12-18
More than 8 years ago
Some refer to the asp (Aspius aspius) as the "poor man's tarpon" but according to Hungarian Vilmos Varga it's a quarry onto itself, worth pursuing with a fly rod and a bunch of large streamers, giving you a lot of fun and something new to catch.
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GFF Summit
Published: 2006-10-30
More than 8 years ago
The first meeting amongst GFF fans and contributors took place on the Danish island of Fyn in pursuit of sea trout. People of many nationalities met and fished for a nice September weekend, and had a fabulous fishing with a large number of fish caught.
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Trout Bum DVD
Published: 2006-09-30
More than 8 years ago
The Trout Bum Diaries marks a change in fishing DVD's as far as double reviewers Michael Smith and Martin Joergensen can see. They take their turns in reviewing this fast paced and extremely entertaining DVD. They agree that it may not be to everybody's taste but both love it.
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The Italian Job
Published: 2006-08-12
More than 8 years ago
Is it possible to combine a hotel with swimming pool, enjoy the company of your family and yet fish for grayling and trout? Tuscany offers plenty of activities for the ones not fishing. This report is for those who do fish... Read Kasper Mühlbachs story from a hot day in a cold Italian river 
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South Swedish Sea Trout
Published: 2006-06-13
More than 8 years ago
Every year fishermen from all over the world visit the swedish shores and rivers, hoping their exertions will be rewarded with one of the large sea trout. Spin fishing is popular and effective. Is fly fishing possible or is it "Guru Meditation #8400001 - Unknown method"?
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Tango Trout
Published: 2006-06-05
More than 8 years ago
Author Joe Kissane got an unexpected and generous offer when a friend called from Buenos Aires to invite him to Patagonia on a fly-fishing trip to the Rio Manso Lodge in the shadow of the Andes Mountains. He was told that the waters were relatively untouched - and full of trout.
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Bornholm 2006
Published: 2006-05-20
More than 8 years ago
GFF partner Martin Joergensen's annual trip to Bornholm! A highlight in his fishing calendar and always a great trip no matter how lousy the fishing is. This year fishing was fine and the trip a success in spite of troublesome wind and a late and cold spring.
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South Africa
Published: 2006-04-22
More than 8 years ago
South Africa has a rich variety of fishing opportunities from saltwater over stocked reservoirs to streams in the mountains. Brown trout, rainbows, yellowfish, tigerfish and numerous saltwater species seem to be readily available in beautiful, lush nature.
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Yellow Fever
Published: 2006-04-22
More than 8 years ago
Imagine a fish that takes a fly as readily as a trout, whether it is nymph, a wet fly, or a dry fly. Czech nymph style, wet fly swing, North Country style or upstream dry fly. Now magine that, pound for pound, at least twice as strong as a trout
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La Muerte
Published: 2006-02-28
More than 9 years ago
You need luck, a good guide and skills to catch a tarpon. We can't supply the luck. You'll have to go there to get a good guide. The skill... well, you'll have to hone that yourself. But a good fly pattern, that's something we can help with.
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Danish winter
Published: 2006-02-02
More than 9 years ago
When King Winter and the Ice Queen reign over the waters the fishing slows down. What better to do than to get out your camera and snap some pictures of the beautiful landscapes, icy hardship and the rare but well-deserved fish.
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Vltava-Dobrá
Published: 2005-12-09
More than 9 years ago
Kasper Mühlbach - GFF's eternal grayling hunter - takes on another challenge from the Lady of the Stream. This time he travels to the Czech Republic to learn from former Czech National Fly Fishing Team member Jan Siman. Does the Eastern European grayling differ from the Swedish one?
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Klarälven
Published: 2005-11-02
More than 9 years ago
Four happy, Danish boys go hunting for grayling in the southernmost Swedish river, which holds a decent number of this beautiful fish. Author Kasper Mühlbach joins GFF partner Martin Joergensen and their common friends Jens Groenlund and Asger Olesen on the journey.
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Rising Tide
Published: 2005-09-13
More than 9 years ago
"What you got?"
"It's a small one"
The fish is fought to the boat and assessed.
"Eight-pound fish. And this fish is a minnow compared to those fish that we were casting at out there..."
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The ghost and I
Published: 2005-09-13
More than 9 years ago
This is a very personal view of bonefishing from a rookie in the game - namely Global FlyFisher partner Martin Joergensen. He has discovered that both he and Lefty Kreh likes bonefishing best, and tries to unveil why they both share this passion with so many others.
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Bonefish Theme
Published: 2005-09-13
More than 9 years ago
This is a first in the Global Flyfisher's history: a theme! This theme is about bonefishing, the hunt for one of the most sought after fish in the world: Albula Vulpes, the white fox or the ghost of the flats.
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Slideshows
Published: 2005-08-10
More than 9 years ago
This new feature allows you to see a lot of the many great picture series on GFF as automatic slide shows. Select a show and just lean back and enjoy a virtual adventure from somewhere around the world. Pictures from many of our articles can now be seen as slideshows.
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A decade with GFF
Published: 2005-07-12
More than 9 years ago
The Global FlyFisher started as a strike of luck, a flap of a butterfly's wing, a mere coincidence - more than 10 years ago. This is the previously untold story of one of the world's largest and most popular fly fishing web sites: your very own, the Global FlyFisher.
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Winter coast
Published: 2005-03-07
More than 9 years ago
This little article is a photo essay rather than one of many words. GFF partner Martin Joergensen has done picture based stories like this one before, just putting up a bunch of good fishing shots and adding a little text.
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Old Hickory
Published: 2005-02-23
More than 10 years ago
If Rodney Dangerfield were a fish, he'd probably be a hickory shad. They just don't get much respect. This article by Mark Dysinger aims to set that straight and give the shad the attention it really deserves from fly anglers.
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Adventurous rod
Published: 2005-02-10
More than 10 years ago
This book is a paradox. Not because of the content, which is both beautiful and fascinating, but because of the circumstances around it. The author fished 45 countries and states in 10 years, and this is the book about that adventure.

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Pallot´s Memories
Published: 2005-01-05
More than 10 years ago
This book reads "Memories, Mangrove and Magic" on the cover, and all that is well represented inside. The book is a beautiful journey in pictures, drawings and text through Flip Pallot's amazing fly-fishing adventures in places that most of us can only dream to go.
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BC in B/W
Published: 2004-10-16
More than 10 years ago
GFF partner Martin Joergensen recently returned from a trip to British Columbia. Although he has promised to write up some text about the trip, his pictures are just too pretty to stash away for much longer. A lot more will follow.
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Behind Private Doors
Published: 2004-09-18
More than 10 years ago
It's for the trade only. Joe Q. Public can't get in. Before any trade magazine, before any other internet webzine... let GFF be THE FIRST take you on an EXCLUSIVE tour of this invite-only show. See who hobnobbed at the show and 
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Welsh, mate!
Published: 2004-07-14
More than 10 years ago
A week of fishing in Wales and southern England: reservoir, lake, stream - chalkstream! GFF partner Martin Joergensen has been visiting Welsh Paul Slaney for a week of fun and fishing and meeting other Welsh friends.
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Danish gallery
Published: 2004-06-28
More than 10 years ago
A few photos to give you an idea of how GFF partner Martin Joergensen spent his domestic fishing days in the first part of this year - primarily in pursuit of his beloved sea trout, but also out to get some pike and other species.
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Little Devil
Published: 2004-05-19
More than 10 years ago
An article on the Welsh classic The Diawl Bach and on the intriguing and intimidating concept of fishing a team of three flies on a very long leader. GFF partner Martin Joergensen has been to Wales and this is the first article from that trip.
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Bornholm
Published: 2004-03-17
More than 10 years ago
Martin Joergensen's annual trip to the Danish island Bornholm is coming up. This year without GFF partner Steve Schweitzer by his side. Steve here tells the story of the 2002 trip, where they both indulged in fish, good food and friendship for a week.
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O'io Boy'o!
Published: 2004-02-22
More than 11 years ago
The flats of Oahu in Hawai'i, harbor some of the largest bonefish in the world... although, Hawai'i isn't your typical bonefishing destination. Read why, how to do it and what you will catch
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Bumpy Mexico
Published: 2004-02-19
More than 11 years ago
GFF partner Martin Joergensen took on the Mexican bonefish during a two week stay in Punta Allen north of Ascension Bay last winter. It wound up being a trip that was bumpy in more than one sense - both on and off the water. But with plenty bonefish.
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End of the rainbow
Published: 2003-09-28
More than 11 years ago
In Denmark fishing for escaped sea farm rainbows is possible when a cage breaks. The sport is good and you can catch - and kill - several prize size fish in the 50-60 cenimetre or 20-24" range in a day, helping removing them from nature.
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River Mandal
Published: 2003-08-08
More than 11 years ago
"I hate to ask you, but do you want to go salmon fishing for a week?" The voice of GFF partner Partin Joergensen's friend Ole sounded sincere enough and Martin went with him to Norway to fish for small salmon. But the outcome turned out to be a lot larger than standard grilse.
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Spring 2003 pictures
Published: 2003-08-01
More than 11 years ago
Fishing on the Danish coast during the spring months - March, April, and May - can be a true blessing. Many species are about, but particularly sea trout and garfish can be plenty and easy to catch. This small gallery shows some scenes from Denmark this spring.
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Colorado camaraderie
Published: 2003-06-25
More than 11 years ago
Things to do near Denver -- not when you are dead but actually when you are very much alive and ready for some fishing adventures. Follow Kasper Mühlbach and GFF partners Steve Schweitzer and Martin Joergensen on a trip.
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Flyfishing for Perch
Published: 2002-12-15
More than 12 years ago
Perch is without a shadow of a doubt my favourite sportsfish. They are splendid to see, they're aggressive fighters and you can waylay them with light equipment.
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The Mörrum Circus
Published: 2002-11-30
More than 12 years ago
Fishing for huge atlantic salmon in the Swedish River Mörrum is an experience that makes you urge for more. GFF partner Martin Joergensen went there for four days in June 2001 and cannot wait to return.
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The Beaverkill
Published: 2002-10-30
More than 12 years ago
Take this virtual outing to the Beaverkill and Willowemoc - the cradle of the Catskills. Global FlyFisher partner Bob Petti had his camera out during his last visit and brings you this portfolio with streams, bridges beautiful landscapes and gin clear water.
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Belize it!
Published: 2002-07-21
More than 12 years ago
Read web site partner Martin Joergensen's report and see the fantastic pictures from his spring trip to Belize after bonefish, tarpon, barracuda, jacks, snappers, permit - and everything else that swims in these warm, turquoise waters.
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Salty pike
Published: 2002-05-02
More than 12 years ago
GFF partner Martin Joergensen has been fishing for pike in the ocean. Did you know that was possible? Yes, pike do go into the ocean - as long as it is brackish enough. And the southern coast of Sweden is.
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Spring 2002
Published: 2002-05-01
More than 12 years ago
Some pictures taken in Denmark during the early season of 2002. By GFF partner Martin Joergensen
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The Cowboy Way
Published: 2002-03-01
More than 13 years ago
"Them Department of Evironment bears don't eat no cows!" was the curt answer of Dave, our outfitter, to my question on the wisdom of cattle grazing 7500 feet up in Wyoming's Beartooth Mountains. Read Eric Arbogast and Jean-Marc Klees' fascinating story about Trouting the Cowboy Way.
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Fishing New Zealand
Published: 2002-02-01
More than 13 years ago
In this article I will give an in depth explanation to why people fly half way around the earth to fish for trout. Besides that I will offer advice to people who have speculated about going there on a fishing adventure. The reasons why New Zealand is considered the prime destination when it comes to trout fishing are many...
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Hello Austria!
Published: 2002-02-01
More than 13 years ago
Austria is much more than skiing and climbing The Alps. The fishing in the clear streams and beautiful mountain lakes is far better than Martin Joergensen expected. Read about his fantastic trip, the clear, fast water, beautiful strong rainbows and delicate seiblings.
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Merrimack River
Published: 2002-02-01
More than 13 years ago
During my self-introduction to flyrodding the salt, I went elsewhere. When I did, I looked to one place. The Merrimack River was that place. For me, that river has produced more decent fish and more exceptional fishing memories than most places on the east coast.
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Trust me, Mon!
Published: 2002-01-01
More than 13 years ago
How would you like a story that features blue sky, clear water, bonefish galore - not to mention The Mother of all hangovers and the greatest fishing spot on the face of this earth? Well, you get it all here in Paul Slaney's fantastic three piece story from the Bahamas. Trust me, Mon!
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US North West fishing
Published: 2002-01-01
More than 13 years ago
These are some pictures from my visit to the North West - Seattle, where I had the pleasure of fishing with some very nice people in the early winter 1995.
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Fishing Denmark
Published: 2001-01-01
More than 14 years ago

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Fishing USA
Published: 2001-01-01
More than 14 years ago
Map of Europe
Published: 2001-01-01
More than 14 years ago
Here's where Denmark is on the map of Europe. Denmark is that green blob in the middle (see the detailed map of Denmark).
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New York Salmon fishing
Published: 2001-01-01
More than 14 years ago
Although there are a couple rivers in New York with the name "Salmon River", only one has an international reputation. That is the Salmon River that flows into Lake Ontaria near Pulaski, a small town along the lake's eastern shore.
One summer night
Published: 2001-01-01
More than 14 years ago
Saturday evening was as saturday evenings often are in the summer: kids playing outside, tidying the kitchen, having a cup of coffee and just looking out the window. Outside my kitchen window, I can see my 'wind tree'. My guess is that all Danish coast fishermen have a wind tree or something like it: a flag, a chimney -- something to judge the wind from. Force and direction.
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Winter fishing
Published: 2001-01-01
More than 14 years ago
Henrik Franke is a Dane that from the southern part of Jutland, who has taken some pictures in the winter of '96 - a particularly long and cold winter. How about flyfishing among icebergs? The pictures are from the island of Als.
Derek from SA
Published: 1999-12-30
More than 15 years ago
South African friend Derek goes to the Danish coast to try some sea trout fishing. Since he always comes during Christmas, it is bound to be cold.
The South African Fly Fishing Handbook
Published: 1999-10-01
More than 15 years ago
When Dean Riphagan's book, "The South African Fly Fishing Handbook" arrived at my doorstep, I could only imagine what was inside the package. Would the book contain some patterns I could use in the States? Would the book contain some tips or re-enforcing basics that everyone could use? How about pictures of trout in Africa?
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The road to Lake O.
Published: 1999-08-15
More than 15 years ago
A Welshman's story about the little known Dutch steelhead fishing in Lake Oostvoorne. By Paul Slaney.
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A Novice Graylingfishers Abstract 1999
Published: 1999-08-01
More than 15 years ago
For the last last three years, some of my friends and I have been to the southern central part of Sweden in the Malung-area. Each year we caught a few grayling, but they were quite small, about 20-30 centimeters. We blamed the high temperature, the high water, the low water, the flies everything... and at last, ourselves, but this year everything seemed to come together, at least in one of the waters.
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Bassin' with Bas
Published: 1999-01-01
More than 16 years ago
Stripers and a church organ both play and important role in this Northeastern tale told by Bas Verschoor
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Mullet
Published: 1998-06-01
More than 16 years ago
The mullet I will be discussing here is commonly known as the grey mullet or the thick-lipped grey mullet. This fish is normally known as a Mediteranian fish, but has been known to travel to Denmark and the Baltic Sea in spite of the big difference in salt levels. The fish are even known to enter streams and rivers.
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'Merikan tales
Published: 1998-02-10
More than 17 years ago
Always wonder... what do I have with this country - the US of A? Country of extremes, land of great beauty and enormous diversity, offering such a wide range of things to see and do.
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Bas Verschoor
Published: 1996-01-01
More than 19 years ago
It's a great honor to have Bas a s a writer here. For as it will be obvious from his biography below, he is a very respected and active fly tyer on the international scene. Bas ties flies professionally, although he most certainly cannot make a living from it.
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Cod
Published: 1995-06-01
More than 19 years ago
Cod and similar species are a much underrated quarry for the fly fisherman. In places where it's very common like Denmark and Norway, they are even sometimes considered an annoying disturbance in the much 'finer' fishing for sea trout. But cod can be an excellent game for the fisher whose gear and mind is tuned in on it, and the abundance and size of fish can easily justify a more focused fishing for cod.
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Garfish
Published: 1995-06-01
More than 19 years ago
The garfish is a very common guest in many Northern European countries. It is normally a pelagic fish whose migration pattern is not known in detail. But one thing is for shure: these fish will return to spawn in shallow and rich areas along the coasts many places in Europe.
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Sea trout
Published: 1995-06-01
More than 19 years ago
The key to success in the pursuit of sea trout in salt water on the coasts of the Baltic Sea is understanding some important aspects of the trout's behavior in respect to the seasonal changes. The sae trout i salt water can't be fished the same way all year. Some key factors here are water temperatures, currents, the wind and the trout's migratory patterns.
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Species to catch in Denmark
Published: 1995-06-01
More than 19 years ago
Part of this section is the manuscript for chapter in a book on fly fishing in salt water in Northern Europe. The subjects covered here are also covered elsewhere on this web site. Each page contains links to all relevant pages on The Global Fly Fisher.
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Autumn
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
Autumn is ideal for catching top condition fish, mornings, days and evenings. The fish are typically stuffed with the smallest animals, and small brown/gray flies are therefore best.
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Casting into waves
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
Yes, I actually do cast my flies into the waves! And it's great too, even though I prefer them to be small waves.
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Catch & Release
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
The fish in the Danish sea are in no way endangered by rodfishers. Nets are another story, though, but still fish are abundant, and therefore we Danes almost always bring home fish. Small fish are illegal to catch, but many fishermen release a lot of their catch. But no-kill and pure C&R is not common on the Danish shores.
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Changing conditions
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
Water conditions change from day to day and one location varies from clear, calm water to muddy water with high waves. The fish are there almost no matter what, and often rough weather offer better fishing than a calm surface.
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Flies
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
Most of my flies are relatively simple patterns. The danish salt water fly-fishing demands flies in a lot of categories. Sometimes you can fish a location where the water is crystal clear and the surface is as a mirror, and sometimes exactly the same location is marred by hard wind, heavy waves and water as hot chocolate with marshmellows (yuck!).
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Map of Denmark
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
Just for your general orientation I've marked out a few good fishing spots.
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On coloured fish
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
When the sea trout is in salt water it's normally 'uncolored' meaning shining silvery with a bluish black back. Also the scales are normally many, but loose, and will fall off when the fish is touched. The fish is in an excellent condition, as it is eating all the time.
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Proper conduct
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
There are laws and written rules, but for the benefit of all of us, there are some unwritten common sense and social rules too:
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Rule no. 1
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
The bottom is a main factor in the ocean We have no trees, no meandering, no overhanging banks (almost none at least). The water covers it all and above that... the sky.
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Rule no. 2
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
The bottom is like the beach This is not always true, but generally the beach can be used to judge the bottom below the surface.
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Rule no. 3
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
Fish are where they feel good That is where one or several factors are present: food, shelter, optimum water conditions, other fish ...and more.
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Rule no. 3½
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
This should actually be rule number 4, but it's still a bit too vague to be so it is based on my own and a lot of other fishers experiences, but still... Fishing is best when water is going out and please notice, that this doesn't only refer to tidal movement.
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Rules & regulations
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
There are laws in Denmark too, and some of the deal with fishing. The most important ones are these
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Spring
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
In the spring all fish are beginning to eat again. The spawning fish return to the sea and all fish leave the fjords. Flies are an excellent way of getting contact with these hungry fish, but spin fishers using larger lures of different kinds can also trap many fish.
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Strategy
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
"Points" are generally good landmarks to use as a base for the fishing. Not that there are necessarily more fish there, but as they make good mental holding points. Points are good spots to start fishing and from these landmarks you can make 'excursions'
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Summer
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
Summer is for harder fishing. Late evenings and nights when the water cools off are best. Fish don't migrate any more, but often stay in small areas. You have to fish at these places which typically have deep water close to the shore and a lot of circulation.
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Tackle
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
Most Danes fish 7-8 wt. rods and lines. And most use a weight forward floating (WF-F) line or a shooting head. Expect that fairly long casts under difficult (that's mostly windy) conditions can save a day. All salt water flyfishing is done wading, and both waders and warm clothes for almost all seasons are essential.
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Tactics
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
Look at this picture. It shows an imaginary piece of coast and how to fish it. The different 'landmarks' are indicated.
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The rules
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago

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The seasons
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
As all other kinds of fishing, the hunt for sea trout varies greatly through the year. But opposite many other fishing, there's no low season or high season.
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The weather
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
For your comfort you'll want a light wind from any direction or a heavier wind blowing away from the shore. Fish will be there in any wind and hard winds will often bring bigger fish that bite harder, but fishing can be tricky and tiring.
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This is Denmark
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
Denmark is a small country; the size of Pensylvania, and can by no means be compared to the other and far larger Scandinavian countries; Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland.
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What then? How to get on...
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
Once you have found a place where all these things come together, you still have a lot of water to cover. Luckily you can spot the places that will hold fish on an even smaller scale.
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Where rules meet
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
Certain spots provide many positive factors for the fish: exposed coast with mixed bottom, sand and weed covered stones. Variation, shelter and food is here in plenty.
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Winter
Published: 1995-05-01
More than 19 years ago
In the real cold winter, the trout has to seek freshwater because it can't tolerate salt due to difficulties with osmotic regulation. Hence the fish are found in streams, estuaries and brackish fjords. For the salt water fisher, the fjords and shallow waters can offer good fishing in the winter.
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GFF Gallery
Published: 1994-01-01
More than 21 years ago
All the oldie pictures from back when GFF was not yet formed and GFF partner Martin Joergensen was running Fishing Denmark.
Garfish on a flyrod
Published: way back
Belone belone - Danish inshore species
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