Damnation screening in Helsinki and a seminar at the parliament about the future of our rivers An exhausting but still very motivational day at the Finnish parliament listening to politicians

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Deerhair divers for Pike Pike season is fully starting here as the waters keep getting cooler and the big pikes come to the more shallow parts of the water. From

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Finnish Fly Fair 2014 I quickly stopped by at the Perhomessut aka Finnish Fly Fair on Saturday. Only had couple hours to spare and it went fast talking with old

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Ray Bergman’s wet flies tied by Rane OlsenThis is such a great feat completed by a Finnish tyer Rane Olsen that I had to share it with my readers. 234

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Chenille Caddis PupaThis type of crocheted chenille pupa body used to be popular in Finland but has now been overrun by simpler patterns. I have to admit that I too

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Olive Intruder Pretty far away from the original intruder but I just couldn’t come up with a proper name and this will have to do for the time being. Tied

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Michael Rogan’s The Fiery Brown Another small salmon fly tyed in hand, this time from the book Fishing by Cholmondeley-Pennell that’s part of the Badminton Library -collection. I added a

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Beadhead Stonefly NymphBeen tying some stonefly nymphs for a coming trip abroad and thought I’d share this pattern that is inspired by Kaufmann’s Stone nymph. Materials and some techniques are

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Perch Streamer protoOne effective featherwinged streamer from last summer that needs some tweaks but will gain a place in my fly box once it’s perfected. I’ve never been highly successful

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GoExpo 2014Some photos from the fishing fair in Helsinki last weekend. Spent Saturday and Sunday working at the Helsinki Spey Clave stand where we had Markus Männistö tying Deceivers for

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