Byske Salmon



Before I moved to Byske in 2009 “the shoemaker” Roger Viklund told me about this fly rod named Byske Salmon. Apparently they had already used up all the Norwegian salmon rivers when they were naming their rods, so they turned to Sweden and found The Byske River. Continue reading

Season upbeat


Byske was hit by a warm Easter. The occasional fisherman was seen downtown, balancing on ice shelves. However, it’s a long time before the season starts. This time of the year is exciting at the same time the waiting feels like an eternity. So what to do in the meantime? Continue reading

Annual meeting report

Årsmötet | Annual meeting

They Fishery of the Byske River arranged its annual meeting on Friday, March 28. A little over 40 people attended to an informative (and sometimes entertaining) gathering. Continue reading

Ringneck Spey

Ringneck Spey

I remember last summer’s phone calls from an euphoric salmon fisher. In the middle of the night after another tough fishing without results he decided to create a small and discreet fly that would surprise, and that it did! Continue reading

Thunder Spey

Thunder Spey

The next fly is something completely different from the previous hair-winged tubes. It’s time to have a look at spey flies, and we start out with a magical pattern. Thunder spey! Continue reading

Sunburst Zonker

Sunburst Zonker

At our latest fly-tying workshop three different fly patterns were photographed step-by-step. First out is Sunburst Zonker, tied by zonker expert Johan Andersson. Continue reading

Zonkers – The Usual


Zonkers have become increasingly popular for salmon fishing. Almost all fly patterns with some sort of hair wing may be tied as zonkers. This is a brief introduction to zonkers as well as a step-by-step of a zonker variation of The Usual. Continue reading