Markus Hoffman favorite flies for summer

Markus Hoffman is a rising star in the Scandinavian fly tying arena. In his backpack he carries a proud Swedish institution of fly tying but continues the tradition with his elegant and his distinctive touch. “I used to be a bad boy, but have become fairly likable in recent years”, the easy-going Swede laughs.

Thomas Roos

Thomas Roos three best flies for summer

No one frequenting Scandinavian Facebook groups on fly tying has missed his dry flies. Having a good hand with the materials, Thomas Roos uses his insight and creativity to push Swedish and Scandinavian fly tying to new highs. These are the three dry flies Thomas Roos always brings when fly fishing in summer.

Pål Krogvold favorite flies

Pål Krogvold and his favorite dry flies

Very few fly fishers become household names. Pål Krogvold has. His experience from a life long journey with his fly rod and a canoe has resulted in several books and articles on both fly fishing and canoeing. He is the undisputed king of Norwegian fly fishing and fly tying, and he loves his mayfly duns […]

Jon Strand

Jon Strand advice for summer fly fishing

Jon is a multi-talented fly tier. Being a pilot and a carpenter he is also one of Norway’s best fly tiers. The passion for fly tying was found in a shoebox 40 years ago.

Plastic in fly fishing

Plastic in fly fishing

Ten Rivers Trip started out as an idea to motivate my son into fly fishing. The concept has turned into a project and is fast turning into a drive promoting a campaign for more sustainable fly fishing. Should we ban plastic in fly fishing and fly tying materials?

Insect and Hatch Report

Hatch and insect report for Trysil Insect Guide

A season in the Trysil River is unmatched to any other fly fishing experience I know of. The river is a diverse organism starting at the borders of Engerdal county in the north, frothing thorugh the valley south to Innbygda, then passing smoothly to Nybergsund. Finally, she glides across the border into Sweden. On the other side, […]

Clear Water Emerger

Clear Water Mayfly Emerger

The Clear Water Mayfly Emerger is a perfect imitation where the stream flows slowly, the water is clear and shallow. It is tied to get as close as possible to the real thing, with few but necessary attractors. Do not be afraid to tie it on a size 10, and not 8 as I do […]

Keeping a fly fishing diary

Do you keep a diary of your days out fly fishing? If not, you should. During off-season the records of the days out is the perfect tool for planning your next trips. The Diary is also an  invaluable tool when you are sitting at the fly tying bench trying to remember last years hatch.