small mountain streams in the Bernese Alps

When the end of the trout season approaches, my thoughts are slowly circling around the question what remains to be fished, and how and where I want to spend the last days of the season… and this somehow coincides with the nights getting colder and […]

Soča Valley, day 1: nymph-fishing for marble trout

The night before our trip to Slovenia, I sat at my tying desk long after midnight, to fill up my fly boxes. My friend and “dealer” Christian Kuchelmeister, a professional fly tier, provided me with some tipps and warnings concerning the fishery in Slovenia. Christian […]


When such an old fish appears from the deep, in a spot which is easily accessable and very frequently fished, it is hard to believe how it was possible to fish past this huge fish for all this time! I have fished this spot many […]


Als bekennendes Land-Ei habe ich das Angeln als Kind natürlich mit dem Regenwurm im Dorfbach begonnen. Und schon damals haben mich die wunderschönen und oft erstaunlich großen Fische in diesen kleinen Bächen fasziniert. Diese Faszination hat bis heute nicht abgenommen…. Am letzten Wochenende ergab es […]