The year was 2009. I was a novice, having fished salmon only a couple of weeks in the previous two years. At this time I had no idea how hard it is to lure salmon. Continue reading
Early-June fishing was tough but now it looks like something’s about to happen. The water temperature decreases and more salmon have been seen rising. Both the number of fishermen and the number of catches have increased. The conditions for the upcoming weekend and the next week look very promising. Continue reading
It’s just after eight in the morning as I get back home from my first reconnaissance round, an early-morning fishing trip downtown Byske. Swallows are singing and it’s twenty degrees in the shade.
This week has been really warm and sunny. Byske has turned from from “almost spring” to “almost summer”. An absolutely stunning transformation. Continue reading
This year’s flood has not taken off. Meanwhile there is no snow left at all in the river basin. The five-day forecast says the sky will be clear. How will this affect the start of the season? Continue reading
It’s nothing but a bad joke: Sweden’s exemption of the Baltic Sea from EU limits for contaminants in fatty fish. This includes salmon and sea trout from The Byske River. Now it has been revealed that Swedish salmon is exported illegally on a large scale. This is revealed by Uppdrag Granskning (Mission: Scrutiny) tonight on SVT (Swedish television). Continue reading