How did it become september so quickly again? A hint of yellow lies on the forest, and more and more leafs are on the ground… It can hardly be ignored, that autumn is on the doorstep! There were years, when I felt a little tired […]
On warm summer evenings as we currently have, a lot of different insects swarm an hatch, and the trouts rise to a great variety of things. In probably 95% of the time I am fishing a small around pattern, which does not immitate anything special but just looks somewhat buggy, is naturally colored and rather small. An the trouts seem to like it!
Summerdays with white cloudlets travelling through clear blue skies… the meadows green, the birds singing and insects humming everywhere… it is hot and sometimes thundery. During the days, the youth is fooling around in the little creek in front of my house, a long queue at the ice cream palor…
With the days getting hotter, the best time for carp fly fishing is approaching – super exciting sightfishing, clever fish, and lots of power! Here is a short video from last year.
Mayflies are truely magical creatures. They are connected to big trouts and dryflies, but there is more about them…
The “mohican mayfly” developped by Oliver Edwards is one of my favorites. This fly catches very well, it is almost unsinkable and holds up very well even after many hooked fish.
Some fish haunt me more than others, some are different… and it is not necessarily the size of a fish which makes it so desirable to catch it. Last year, I had already struggled with a trout I had encountered in mayfly season. Fish were […]
There are probably not many people who know the waters of Southern Germany better than my good friend Patrick. We both share a passion for small, naturally flowing streams and when he invited me to fish such a stream with him, I was immediately hooked! […]
The hawthornfly is here! Fly fishers usually call it by its Latin name “bibio” and you will also find it under this name in most of the flyfishing literature. I mentioned this fly already in my last post, and it came even better than I […]
In the last few weeks, fishing has been good, but not extraordinary. The ressurection of nature after the winter has been the true highlight on my fishing excursions… it is a great wonder to me, year and again: almost every day, the landscape changes. It is becoming greener, the birds louder, the evenings longer.