Angling Denmark

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Angling Denmark: Welcome
Welcome to my home country which has primarily been featured by Shakespeare in his famous play “Hamlet”. Fortunately, not everything is rotten in the state of Denmark…

Greenland

Angling Greenland: Salmon and Char
A cold and unforgiving environment in the minds of most people, Greenland nevertheless has a single salmon river! And thousands of rivers and lakes teeming with Arctic char…

Angling Denmark: The Christmas Tree Fly
A very popular and catchy fly developed for use in saltwater sea trout fishing is named the “Christmas Tree” – in Danish “Juletræet”. Read the full story of the…

Angling Denmark: The TriangleTray
Danish Design at its very best – manufactured in Denmark too! This is the story of the TriangleTray – a line tray designed for salty sea trout fly fishing…

Angling Denmark: Catching Sea Trout
Seatrout are avid hunters. At the same time they are true soldiers of fortune – always on the lookout for an easy meal. Thus they can be found almost…

Angling Denmark: Year of the Sea Trout
Even for an experienced fisherman it can be difficult to predict where seatrout may be found at a given time. They may be here, there – and nowhere –…

Angling Denmark: Fishing Rivers and Ocean
Despite it tiny size, Denmark continues to produce the world’s largest sea run brown trout. In 1991 a new record sea trout weighing a whopping 16.7 kilos (36 lbs)…

Angling Denmark in January
At many of the country’s rivers, the new season kicks off on 16 January. Not least in Northern Jutland this day is one of the big red-letter days, where…

Angling Denmark in February
February is a dangerous month. Just as you think that spring is on its way ­ maybe after a couple of pleasant months in December/January, King Winter tightens his…

Angling Denmark in March
Along the coasts, lots of things are happening in March. The air temperature is still a little lower than that of the water – typically 2-3 degrees – but…

Angling Denmark in April
April is the month when the first salmon traditionally move up the Rivers Guden and Skjern after a long and nourishing stay in the great larder of the…

Angling Denmark in May
In May, millions of midges hatch from the muddy lake bottoms. The worm-like larva is an extremely important food source for many of the lake fish. The bream…

Angling Denmark in June
June is the time of the light northern nights, and these definitely belong to the coastal fish – whether we are talking about the silvery sea trout or the…

Angling Denmark in July
Where June is the fly-fisher’s peak season on Danish rivers, July is usually a somewhat quiet month for the angler who has an inclination towards dry flies and wet…

Angling Denmark in August
When August arrives, the light northern nights are definitely over. Now the eels start migrating towards the Sargasso Sea. And the mackerel is in! The darker nights hasten…

Angling Denmark in September
September is the first real autumnal month – the one which symbolises that summer is over and that autumn is waiting to move in. It can be seen in…

Angling Denmark in October
In many places, October is the month for the final run of the river. And maybe the month where the largest fish of the season are caught. In…

Angling Denmark in November
It is November, and river fishing is seriously drawing towards its end. Only grayling may still be caught, while trout and salmon are on the spawning grounds. The…

Angling Denmark in December
December is not one of the great months for angling. As compensation, Christmas is approaching, and it is time for the little breeding rituals of salmon and trout in…

Denmark

Fishing the World – Catching them All
If Denmark is not enough for you, then there is a big world out there, full of exciting fish species just waiting to be caught. Read all about them in my 170 page e-book “Fishing the World”…

 

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