The best articles about sea trout, the sea run brown trout, a very popular fish in the Baltic ocean around Denmark and Sweden
Sea Trout GearGear advice: This article will try to point you in the right direction when choosing equipment for coastal fishing for sea trout in Denmark and the Baltic.This kind of fishing usually involves a lot of casting. A lot! So the gear has to be easy to cast with - time and time again.
Get the advice here
Sea troutQuarry: 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.
Fishing the Danish coastEmail: Richard Maree, a friend of GFF and an returning participant in the GFF Summits challenged a demanding calendar and decided to squeeze in a couple of days of fishing in Denmark this autumn. He wrote an email and send us these photos to inspire others to go.
Get an appetizer here
Sea Trout Secrets 1-4Review: The lack of English material on coastal sea trout fishing changed dramatically when Danish film maker Niels Vestergaard released his four DVD's on the subject in English. Many more now have access to some of the finest material on coastal sea trout fishing, Read the review here
MagnusA true classic: If one particular fly was to be celebrated as the Mother of all the typical Danish, gray, nondescript hackle flies it would have to be The Magnus. Originated in 1973 in Denmark it has become a goto-fly for Many Danish as well as foreign coastal anglers.
Complete tying steps found here.
South Swedish Sea TroutWorld Famous Silver: 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"?
Find out here.
The Christmas TreeTwo materials: This fly is primitive close to being embarrassing. It's even ugly. It uses one material only and a crude and synthetic one at that. But... and there's a but... GFF partner Martin Joergensen has to admit that it's an efficient fly. It catches a lot of fish.
Learn to tie it here
Red TagClassic: Few flies are as classical as the Red Tag, which was originated as a dry fly for grayling, but has been adapted to many other kinds of fishing. The fly dates back to the 1850's where it came out of the vice of Martyn Flynn. This variation is for sea run browns.
Read about the fly here.
Danish Pastry FlySimple Fly: This fly recently changed its name from The Copper Camel to The Danish Pastry Fly for reasons that are revealed in the article. It's an efficient and simple pattern for sea trout, but is very likely to be just as able to catch bass, bonefish and many other species.
See Martin Joergensen's pattern here.