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Paul's Icelandic adventure plus Tongariro Update.
Sat 23rd November, 2013


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"It's a relatively short flight from Alaska up and over the North Pole and down into Reykjavik Iceland. When I arrived I strolled into the Keflavik airport bio-security area and had the waders, boots and other fishing gear sprayed down by the bio-security guy. This is very important here in Iceland because the rivers are very pure and everyone needs to do the right thing in keeping them that way. I had a couple of days in Reykjavik just having a bit of a look around and booked a tour with Gray-line called the Golden Circle. It was a good tour, we went to several places including, Thingvillir ...
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Keeping up with the Caddisians !
Fri 8th November, 2013


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There are still plenty of fish in the river but the lack of anglers below the bridge will tell you the main spawning runs are well and truly over. The majority of trout we catch from now on will be mending fish but a lot of these kelts seem to have recovered well after spawning. Thinking about it, so far I've caught very few kelts that have looked completely knackered. The timing of the September and October floods probably explains some of it ... removing a lot of the weaker fish from the equation fairly quickly. But they're not all slabs and every so often you'll get a nice surprise like the ...
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Fly Fishing Mongolia.
Sat 2nd November, 2013


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Fly Fishing for Taimen in Mongolia. You might remember a few months ago that Paul Anderson and a couple of mates from Tasmania shared their report on their latest fishing trip to New Zealand with us ... I just checked that ... it was actually in May ... where does it go? Since then globe-trotting Paul has been off on his travels again ... this time to Mongolia chasing the legendary Taimen ... I'll let Paul continue the story ... "Guess I should start at the beginning, about 4 years ago I was at the Rise fly fishing film festival, there was a short clip of Taimen fishing in Mongolia. I distinct ...
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