Roxtons are delighted to offer the fabled Umba river

By Charlie White

Roxtons are delighted to offer the fabled Umba river

The Umba river on the south of the Kola peninsula has long been known to boast an exceptional Autumn run of strong multi sea winter salmon...

It is owned by our current partners on the Varzuga with whom we have had a 25 year relationship and we are confident that our success on the Varzuga can be matched on the Umba.

This programme offers rods the chance to fish during the stunningly beautiful Autumn period when there are no mosquitoes but plentiful fish of 10 - 20lbs and every week new members of the 20lbs+ club are welcomed.

The Umba boasts a very comfortable lodge, requires only a bus transfer from Murmansk as opposed to a helicopter and has been a popular choice for many years for those wishing to access their beat by boat and fish from boat or wading.

In our first year of operation we will be keeping prices to a minimum to allow as many clients to see it as possible as we believe repeat rates will be high. All fishers who had previously booked Autumn 2016 weeks on Umba will have the option to retain those rods by contacting Roxtons on or before Friday 19 February, after which the booking chart will be opened and available rods filled on a first come first served basis.

Our partners have offered a commitment to upgrading the programme wherever we deem necessary and with the experienced and affable Bill Drury installed as the new lodge / fishing manager we are confident that this will fast become a very desirable destination.

Our programme will only run for the 6 prime Autumn weeks when the river is at its best and at £3,000 per rod from Murmansk this offers seriously good value for the  chance to land fresh, hard fighting and big fish.

Please contact Charlie White for further details.


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