Category Archives: Coarse

Coarse fishing

Slider fishing in Malären, Friday 16th May 2014

After the previous weekend’s struggles at the Swedish Masters’ Team (SM Lag) competition in Tranås, I needed to get out and catch some fish to restore some confidence! On Thursday evening, I pre-baited a swim in a local bay close … Continue reading

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Tråkiga i Trosa? Absolut inte!

For my first coarse fishing (rather than ice fishing trip) in 2012, I took the long drive down to Trosa to fish in the stream before all the boats are put back in the water. The main purpose for going, … Continue reading

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Casini Exxxxcellence Alborella Whips

After getting a mauling by the Bleak Masters at DM3 on Fyrisån at Uppsala over the weekend I went on a spending spree and got myself a set of shorter whips. These Casini whips are beautifully made and come in … Continue reading

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A Brax Bonanza, Fyrisån, 12th September 2010

I chose Fyrisån in Uppsala city centre today for my first outing with my new Octbox.  I set it up with just one of the two modules today (I didn’t see the point of taking a second one full of … Continue reading

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Igeltjärnen, Värmland, August 2007

I’m dipping back into the archives again, this time to Värmland and a little lily fringed lake in Deje, north of Forshaga. I was put onto the lake by the guides at the Forshaga Sportfiskecenter with the promise of hard-fighting … Continue reading

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Trekanten, 5 September 2010

The planets were finally in alignment and so it was that I was able to fish on the same day and the same venue as none other than Dr. Phil and Johan. After waiting for Phil to navigate his way … Continue reading

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Biskops Ärno, August 2010

On Sunday, I took a short drive up to Biskop Ärno, an island in the northern reaches of Mälaren, and fished for about 4 hours starting at around 1pm. I found a spot about half way along the road bridge … Continue reading

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Mörtsjön, Huddinge, July 2007

This post comes from a little closer to home… Mörtsjön in Huddinge, not to be confused with the Carping “mecca” that is Mörtsjön in Täby (both waters on the Stockholm ticket). This is an idyllic little water, nestled within a … Continue reading

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Bream Bagging in Gnösjö, September 2006

For the first few posts on this blog I’m going to dig into my iPhoto library and dig out a few snaps of previous fishing trips. To kick things off, I’m starting with perhaps my best ever bagging session in … Continue reading

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