Interview: summer 2008
"I'm on my 58th year, fly fishing and hunting are my main interests."
How long and where have you been fly fishing ?
“ Been a fly fisherman since 1963, first dry-fly grayling in Glomma was in 1963. Long list. ”
What do you like about river Glomma and the Kvennan Fly Fishing zone ?
“ I know the river quite well and it's even better now with the zone. ”
“Normally you catch smaller fish in big numbers, but now and then real big ones that you
do not see nowadays. ”
Did you catch any really big fish in Glomma ?
“ Yes mid June 1976 grayling 1,8 kilos length 59cm. ”
What is your favourite dry fly ?
“ Several, my own specialties are nameless both mayflies and sedges. ”
“ No one in particular, I'm a dry-fly man. ”
How long leader do you use, and how thick is your tippet ?
“ Normally 12ft, 0,12 - 0,10 mm. ”
“ No, as long as you keep a tight line and it doesn't matter if they go. ”
What do you think about the rules & regulations ?
“ Bulls eye! ”
“Don't rush, sit on the bank, look for risers and what they eat. ”
What should be your best advice for river management ?
“ Keep up the good spirit, and follow the new path.”
“ Cannot think of anything right now, there are a lot of memories. ”