West Ranga, Monsters Ink.


25th of aug 2016

Fishing in the mainriver has been slowing down a bit the last days, but the river is full of fish and anglers are still having a great time in the river catching fish, There is monsters in all pools and a angler lost 3 really big fish in one pool yesterday, I walked along one of the pools in beat 1 yesterday evening with a good light and had full visibillity into the glass clear water and we say a least 200 fish in this single pool and a good number of those was 2 SW fish in the range of 6-9 kg fish, if you have asked us before this season we have never dreamed getting this amount of big fish into the river, then you ask is there any 3-4 SW winter fish in the river and the answer is a big yes…

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Yesterday we opened up the upper ladder at Arbæjarfoss for the fish waiting below to enter the upper West, we where 3 guys doing this, and we all got stunned by an amazing sight, when we arrived to the fish ladder we saw all three of us clearly a “humungus” huge relative fresh fish in the lowest step of the ladder, it was a big big monster around 15-17 kg and approxmatly 120 cm long, it was standing along a lot of 2 SW fish between 6-9 kg and they just looked small….

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We look forward to see if any angler the next weeks will be lucky to hook one of these fish, surely you will need a lot of luck to land a fish like this…

West Ranga is also a known for its big trout and one of our very skilled guides Gummi Atli showed this to us yesterday by catching a brown trout on 87 cm, so you can get both monsters of salmon and trout in our river…

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