A sheet of seamless fog hangs low over the rivers, seeping into the fields and lastly into the towering forest. Sweden is iconic for its magnificent quality of salmon. Whether it is salmon together with trout and pike in Sweden’s largest Lake Vanern, or lowland lakes for zander and perch, the spectrum for anglers is far from limited. Trolling for salmon on the steel waters outside Simrishamn can bag a 25 or more kilogram specimen.
Salmon live in some of the most spectacular landscapes, both internally spawning in rivers and living in lakes as well as out to sea, getting bigger and bigger beneath each wave with an ocean full of nutrients.
Pick your favorite method of fishing for salmon. Trolling deep with a baitcaster for big kings or on a classic Atlantic salmon fly are great styles of getting your hands on a salmon but they can also be fished with a spear.
If you get into it with a big salmon, hold onto the rod low to the water to fight a big salmon. That will keep the power of the rod coming from the back, the butt section near where you are holding onto.
Don't depend on the tip of the rod with a high rod position, leaders snap and salmon shake themselves off most often when the rod is tipped up.
After reading story upon story of salmon fishing, connect with the fish out in one of the world's finest fisheries, it's worth the wait!