Fishing in Swedish Lapland

Four national rivers and countless tributaries and thousands of streams from mountains to coast, more than 30,000 lakes and a coastline of over 1,500 kilometres – Swedish Lapland has room for a few more fishermen.

Salmontrippin’ in Swedish Lapland

A tanked-up car, robust rod holders and a few intensely driven salmon fishers as company is an excellent start if you’re going to do some severe salmontrippin’ in Swedish Lapland. This...

  • Spotted love for trout

    – Five thousand characters? About trout? How’s that going to work? – Ok… I thought that someone with nothing but fly fishing on his mind would be able to do it. What about four thousand, then? – No, n...

    Johan Jonsson
  • Fly fishing philosophy

    If a fish, or a catch, is to be a story, the fish has to be out of the ordinary, preferably bordering on dangerous. And if the story is to become a classic, the fish should be as big as a whale or the...

    Håkan Stenlund
  • Midnight salmon

    As the renowned crew of fly-fishing filmmakers Hooké from Canada, touched down at Luleå Airport, they didn’t really know what to expect of Swedish Lapland – but soon they got overwhelmed by warm welco...

    Stuart Davies
  • Grayling fishing in Sandåslandet

    The author and fly fisherman Gunnar Westrin feels most at home in the most barren of landscapes. This is how Sandåslandet north of Kiruna became one of his retreats in life. I often think about the fi...

    Gunnar Westrin
  • How to catch a Baltic salmon

    How to catch a Baltic salmon in Swedish Lapland? That’s the 100-dollar question for many salmon fly fishermen. But there’s some good news. It’s getting easier. A lot easier. During the last years, sal...

    Ted Logart
  • Beauty and the Beast

    When it comes to sports fishing Skellefteå is known for two things – Salmon and Pike. Or the beauty and the beast, if you will. The fog is dense. It is one of the last mornings of the summer, and I re...

    Ted Logart
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