Reflecting on the infamous Spring of 2017 on Russia’s Kola Peninsula

My visit to Ryabaga Camp on the Ponoi – 3rd to 10th June 2017. Atlantic salmon fishing in Russia has been a phenomenon that all those that have been lucky enough to enjoy it are thankful for. Let us cast our minds back to the early 1990s.  Scotland was in dire straits with the north-east drift nets still active. Catch …

Ten things you need to know about the Ryabaga Camp on the Ponoi

The Journey – Most important to note is that you need to be in Helsinki on the Friday night before going to Russia the next day. Occasionally, because the days of the week are Saturday to Saturday for your week’s fishing, some guests forget about the Friday. You can leave as early as a 7.30 am flight (3-hour duration) from …

Stengelsen Camp, the lower of the three fishing lodges

A Winter Visit to the Alta…

…Oslo, Northern Lights, Snowmobiling, Ice Hotel and the Atlantic Salmon Conference I fished Alta for my twenty-fifth season in July of 2015 and have always wanted to visit in the winter. We have talked about it incessantly round the camp fire but reality meant never getting around to making a definitive plan. When I received the invitation from the Alta …

Iceland 2014 – Part II – Some of the western salmon rivers…two visits to the north…

June 8 – 10: Nordura – one of Iceland’s best salmon rivers… Ben:   As we drove home from Black Rocks we decided to complete the circle around the lake and took the west road, which took us past the ION Hotel and the scene of our great night at the river mouth but it also took us past the little …

Iceland 2014 – Part I – Huge Trout of Lake Thingvallavatn and Char of the Bruar River…

Frontiers has had Iceland at its heart since 1972 when we began to advise clients about the incredible Atlantic salmon fishing there. In June, a small team was put together to head to Iceland again to link up with old salmon fishing friends and to explore new and wild trout and char fishing options. The technical equipment was a far …

Ryabaga Camp Cabins – Single Ensuite Cabins for all Guests

Let us be clear once and for all, accommodation at the Ryabaga Camp on the Ponoi is all single rooms with ensuite bathrooms in cabins viagra bestellen. The famous tents, loved by so many, are a thing of the past but there are one or two in case regular guests absolutely require a tent! Ryabaga Camp Cabins 2014 from Tarquin …

Fieldsports Photography Competition – Enter now! Tarquin Millington-Drake makes judge!

The search is on… Fieldsports Magazine and leading sport optics manufacturer Leica are looking for truly outstanding photographers in this, the definitive photography competition for the fieldsports industry. Simply put, we’re looking for the best in the business. Whether you are a keen amateur, aspiring professional or a Fleet Street veteran, this is your opportunity to showcase your talent. We …

Last cast in the last light on the last day. A truly memorable week for all.

Summary of recent pieces about Ponoi…

Here are links to some recent useful information pieces about the Ryabaga Camp on the Ponoi… Russia – The Ponoi River – Ryabaga Camp – Filming, Photographing and Reflecting – some reflections in the spring fishing of 2012. Autumn Filming on the Ponoi – some reflections about fishing the Ponoi in the autumn of 2012. Reflections on Spring Fishing on …