every fish counts

Recently, our family had the chance to spend a few days in the Jura region of France – we absolutely love this area, the landscape is beautiful, there are neat little towns and villages, the wine and cheese tastes great…. and you can fish! But […]


Almost I had started this blog entry with the sentence that “everything turned out very differently than last year, and differently than I expected”… but then I realized that I had written this sentence several times before.  Essentially, almost every year the fishing turns out […]


Mayfly season began for me on Ascension Day… this day is in Germany also celebrated as “Father’s Day” (I know it is a different date in other countries), and so it is one of the few days when no lengthy discussions with my wife are […]

review: Andrew CREEK DARK wading boots

I have been using these boots for roughly two years now, and it is time for a review. But before I start with the description an my personal experiences, I want to tell you what I expect from a wading shoe. Everyone uses his boots […]

all or nothing

The weather has not yet decided if it is spring yet… At home, a fire is still burning in the woodstove. Wind, rain and sun are constantly taking turns, and the nights are chilly still. In one moment you get a sunburn and in the […]