Yann Russon and his nice fish from the lower Gaula weighing approx. 8kg.
We are glad that most of our fish could be released so far, as in the early season sometimes the salmon take flies very aggressively and they get hooked deep – but so far we have only had 2 fish bleeding which had to be kept. As much as we promote catch & release, it sadly is not always possible to release a fish unharmed.
The fishing seems to be improving day by day now and if it continues like this we are expecting some great fishing weeks ahead! The river has now dropped down to a level of 105kbm on the Gaulfossen gauge – which means fish are able to run constantly through the Gaulfossen rapids and while we are writing this report the first salmon above the Gaulfossen rapids has been landed just below our Beats in Støren! They are up here now! We are very lucky to have the honour to spend our summer on such a great salmon river – and if the fishing is great, there is not much more that could be better in life.
We are looking forward to the days to come – let’s see what surprises the Gaula offers our fishermen during the next few days – hopefully the “golden river” will keep on delivering heavy silver – fingers crossed!!
P.S We still have some select few rods available, but they are filling up fast! So if you are interested in coming, even in the next few days, on short notice, please get in touch!