Published Sep 16. 2012 - 8 years ago
Updated or edited Jun 2. 2019

A Fishing Year Along The River Vindelaelven - part 5

The fifth part (Part 5 of 6) of: A Fishing Year Along The River Vindelälven Valley.

In this episode we follow Erik and Stefan who go up to Gargnäs/Råstrand Fishing Area to try to catch salmon. They have heard that salmon fishing can be very painstaking and in order to improve their chances they ask for help from the local expert, Daniel "DJ" Jonsson. He is the one who has the best knowledge of all the pools in the river and where salmon are found at the moment.
What they could not guess was that the DJ had another ace up his sleeve, a local method to get the salmon to strike. Let's watch and see if they succeed in their fishing.

Fishing sites: Vindelälven river
Fishing management areas: Gargnäs/ Råstrand Fvo
Gargnäs/ Råstrand Fvo: Daniel Jonsson

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Filmed and produced by: Rolf Nylinder
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This film project is funded by Vindel river fishing area (Vindelälvens Fiskeområde).
The Vindel river fishing area has the task of distributing funds from the European Fisheries Fund, Umeå municipality, municipalities along the river Vindelälven and the Västerbotten region for projects that can benefit fisheries development in the area.

Visit: for more information of fishing in the lower Ume-, Vindel and Laisälven rivers.

Martin Joergensen

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