Back in Trøndelag

Driving to my favourite part of river Orkla (Svinsjøen) to fish for salmon takes time (it is ca 450km from Oslo = 8-10 hours of driving). But I could not resist, especially when Emilio sent me a picture of a nice salmon, he got there last weekend. And because Max and Alise from Trondheim agreed to join us there as well, we decided to go.
Emilio and his 3,6kg beauty

We rented this simple tømmerkoia right next to Orkla, where we spent 2 nights.

It was really hot (30 degrees) and water level was low. We decided to fish in Saghølen. Just before we were ready to go to meet Max and Alise to grill some chicken, I got salmon. 
It was not big (55 cm, 1.6kg), but ideal for the grill, so we decided to keep it.
Wild atlantic salmon is beautifull fish, that smells after fruits. Huge difference from "artificial" salmon.
It provided us with one of the best dinners in great company.

Next day we found an amazing hike nearby, leading to Glimshøgda peak. It is brilliant idea to combine salmon fishing with some other activity, as it is much more fun (salmon fishing can be very tiring).
The peak offers amazing 360-view and you can see all the way to Trollheimen.
On the way back to Oslo we took E6 road (up north we drove through Tynset) and stopped for a short trip to Snøhetta viewpoint. I am really looking forward to going back soon. 

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