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    The North.

    Set up camp here in Sweden's north two months ago, figured I'd start a thread on the goings on here....

    I'm off to the middle of bumf%&k nowhere next week for ten days, the situation being three guys in a cabin owned by a Lappish reindeer herder, grayling, char, and trout on the menu. Hope my fly fishing practice pays off.

    Til now it's been a bunch of rainbow trout on an array of lures, but they just don't fight the same as back home, shame. But member Chris hooked me up with a bunch of his lively looking spinners, and a Trademe contact supplied me with some Tokoroa chickens, so they'll be in the pack....

    Roe deer season begins exactly when I get back from the wilderness, so will be out looking to put some holes in something. Recommendations on bino's sought, by the way, $300-$400 to spend....

    Pictures to follow....

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    Looking forward to this.
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    Watch out for Wildings and White Walkers.

    Those Tokoroa chooks may be bigger than the fish up there too, especially those grayling and char from the pictures Ive seen! Pretty fish though.
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    Keep us posted sounds like a great adventure.
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    The roe deer rut should be staring any time if not started already... expect full photo reports.

    You in hunters paradise. .. abuse the opportunity. ..

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    Naked bath time!

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    Excuse the poor quality, I was a long way off when I got Andreas blundering around on the shore with a reindeer wandering up behind him. He had no idea it was so close. Big rack.
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    Anyway, that was a taster of what we got up to, pictures say it better than words.... And yes, that is snow up on the hills in the middle of summer!!

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    Slaying the brown eyes
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    Magnificent .... Thank you for sharing your trip!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Petros_mk View Post
    The roe deer rut should be staring any time if not started already... expect full photo reports.

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    I'm bloody trying!!

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    Got back last night from a few days at the village where I've spent a lot of time over the last few years. First evening as we got into some building work around the house we spotted a roe deer on the adjacent field, mooching along. A short time later a couple more were hanging around right next to the house in the picture. Looked away for five seconds, looked back and they'd disappeared, little buggers. Looks like they're bedding down in some cut-down forestland behind the house we are working on, a bit of sign around some trees barely twenty yards away.Name:  Namnlös.jpg
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    Found what I hear is most likely bear crap up in the woods near some nice game trails while picking mushrooms....Name:  DSCF8236.jpg
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    Saw this skinny bugger munching away last night on my way home. He wasn't too worried about me snapping away, but then some troll came buzzing along on her scooter, so he high-tailed it up into the bush on the right....Name:  deer.jpg
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    Check out these reindeer we spotted on our fishing expedition, they were all over the shop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwijames View Post
    Watch out for Wildings and White Walkers.

    Those Tokoroa chooks may be bigger than the fish up there too, especially those grayling and char from the pictures Ive seen! Pretty fish though.
    You got that right!! Took me biggest trout on a home-made (untidy!!) chicken, pretty chuffed.
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