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Breaking news – yet another monster caught

September 1st, 2014 - kaare

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Breaking news – yet another monster caught, just got a sms from Steffen very exited.  Per Hægquist from Sweden caught a real beautiful fish of 31 Lbs, Steffen says he haven’t seen such a beauty in years:) The fish took a little beis fly, floating line and sinking poly leader. Fish was caught in Lower Rat.

Stay tuned for more reports…

All the best,

 

Kåre Lundquist

 

 


Umba 2014 full week report

August 31st, 2014 - kaare

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This week we had lots of rain the – first 3 days – and water level rose quite a bit and had an effect on the fishing, lots of fish was lost, around 40, so quite a few cautious Salmon were lost and some with lots of drama. Vittori Basi lost a BIG whopper in Pine Pool and Ulf Holmgren had the same unfortunate experience with 2 lost in Island Pool and they were BIG (at least 20 Lbs)…One of them stripped 200 meters of backing and after some very intense fight it was lost. The fish you will never forget.  Top rod, Paytrick Palmefjord landed 12 chromers and Vittori Basi 10 silvers, biggest fish of 18 Lbs. Morten Blichmann caught 30.2 monster in Island Pool and the fish must have been at least 35 Lbs when it entered Umba, what a fish and BIG congratulation to the danish Umba veteran.

69 salmon caught all together and pretty good taking the circumstances into consideration. Biggest Salmon; 1 x 30, 2 and 20 between 15-19 Lbs, and 20 between 10-14 Lbs. Best flies; Cascade, Billy Butt and Podolsky Fly.

New team have arrived and the fishing is getting better as the river has started to drop, just what we want:)

Stay tuned for more reports, shortly.

All the best,

Kåre Lundquist


Breaking news – 30.2 Pounder caught!

August 27th, 2014 - kaare

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Earlier today we did hear rumors that a monster have been caught, but you never really know until they are back in camp due to the poor cell coverage. Now it has been confirmed Morten Blichmann from Denmark have caught a 30.2 Lbs, what a HUGE BIG fish, well done and a BIG WELCOME in the 20 Lbs Club. This is Morten´s farewell on Facebook just prior his departure for Umba:

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I think this says it all:)

All the best and stay tuned for more action from Umba

All the best

Kåre Lundquist

 


Second midweek report – Umba 2014

August 27th, 2014 - kaare

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Low pressure hit Umba this week and we have had lots of rain which have been a bit more tricky for all the guests as the river have risen quite a lot. Rain is good however when the river is coming down. Its quite unusual this time of year and the big lakes should have absorbed all this or at least most of it, but they must be quite full as it is right now. This have affected the fishing, but this is Umba and we have caught good numbers despite the conditions. Vittori Basi lost a BIG whopper yesterday in Pine Pool and Ulf Holmgren had the same unfortunate experience with 2 lost in Island Pool and they were BIG…One of them stripped 200 meters of backing and after some very intense fight it was lost. The fish you will never forget. Biggest fish caught yesterday was 18 Lbs and caught by Vittori Basi in Home Channel Pool, well done.

Biggest Salmon so far; 3 between 15-19 Lbs, and 8 between 10-14 Lbs. Best flies; Cascade, Billy Butt and Podolsky Fly. We expect the river to come down now which is where you want to be when that happens.

Stay tuned for more reports, shortly.

All the best

Kåre Lundquist

 

 

 


FIRST FULL WEEK REPORT 2014 – UMBA

August 27th, 2014 - kaare

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Sorry for the late report, we have had some text (sms) communication issues however resolved now. It has been a fantastic start of the season, 99 Salmon altogether for 7 happy rods. Peder Kjær Jensen from Denmark had a remarkable week, it was his very first adventure for atlantic salmon and he caught 20 salmon – biggest 15 Lbs –  what an accomplishment, well done and I am sure a new Junky have been born!  Umba veteran Søren Gottfredsen – from Denmark – managed to catch 24 salmon, wauw…among all the silvers he caught some big chromers were caught; 18 Lbs, 19 Lbs, 20 Lbs and 23 Lbs. A big congratulation to both of them and they were both celebrated in traditional 20 Lbs Umba Juice (Vodka).

Best flies; Red Butt, Billy Butt, The Podolsky Fly, Black Sheep and The Undertaker, seize 6-8 and fished with floating line with sink tip or slow sinking intermediate. Water temperate 16c.

Stay tuned for more reports shortly..

All the best,

Kåre Lundquist