Right now the beautiful Atlantic salmon return from the ocean. Large, silver covered, muscle packed and ready for anything we throw at them. Naturally they don’t make their home run to pick a fight – but they don’t back off if you serve up an invitation. Continue reading “Cold Opening Day – in the Danish west coast salmon rivers”
This coming weekend it is time for another great show. Sportsfiske Mässan is the largest angling show in Sweden, and if you are anywhere nearby, you owe yourself to drop by Elmia in Jönköping March the 17’th to the 19’th. It is an all-round angling fair, so there will be anything from trolling boats to fly fishing tackle. But there will be a lot of fly tying as well. Continue reading “Hökensås Sportfiske – and the Swedish Sportfiske Mässan show”
This spring is a busy one for us at Ahrex Hooks. The last couple of weeks we’ve attended festivals and shows in UK and Italy and this coming weekend, we are in our own neck of the woods. More precisely in Kolding, Denmark. Continue reading “The Danish Fly Festival in Kolding – Marts the 2nd and 3th”
Entering June means entering summer on the Northern Hemisphere. And to a lot of Scandinavian fly fishermen – it also means fishing for home running silver torpedoes.
A great way to build up anticipation, cure the cabin fever (or boost it) and meet friends that are just as crazy about angling as yourself, is to go to some of the angling shows, that seems to be everywhere in the late winter and spring. Continue reading “Meet us in Stockholm this weekend”
3 x 2. You do the math :o) Anyway… we are pretty exited. Cause finally they are here! The two missing links in our Home Run Series have arrived- or 3 kind of, since one of the hooks comes in two different finishes. They are shipping to shops around the world as I write this. All three are double hooks. Two for tying and one for tube flies.
In the world of angling one of the most amazing events is the annual migration of salmon, steelhead and sea run brown trout. Driven by instinct, will and sheer power these fish might battle hundreds of miles upstream against strong currents and rapids – making gravity defying jumps to reach the gravel bars of the spawning grounds. For the individual fish this effort serves one purpose: to get back to the stretch of river, where it started its life as a newly hatched fry. Continue reading “Celebrating the Home Run – new hook series out now”